On 3 February, 2016, a total of 650 people from the area of Village Head Chikumbeni in Zomba district gathered to watch Mbeu Yosintha (Seeds of Change) film which aims at stimulating community action towards finding workable means of addressing social problems in rural areas.
Among other things, the film promotes afforestation and reforestation as well as modern agricultural methods in the wake of climate change.
Members of Child Rights Committee of NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGOGCN) conducted an awareness campaign against abuse of children with albinism in Machinga district. YONECO hosted the event in the area of Senior Chief Kawinga in the district.
During the awareness campaign, a number of activities were conducted.
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) has lined up a number of screenings of Mbeu Yosintha Film in five rural centres around Zomba district. The screenings commenced in Chinangwa village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Kuntumanje on 1 February, 2016. Using a Mobile Pedal Powered Cinema Kit, YONECO will further do other screenings at Sakata Trading Centre as well as other locations within the areas of T/As Mwambo, Malemia, Mlumbe.
Young ICS Progressio Volunteers, currently working with YONECO in Nkhata Bay district, have started their activities very well and the team has registered a number of successes in the communities where they are implementing a number of activities.
YONECO and Progressio are in
Eunice Louis’s dream to have a decent house has been fulfilled. Eunice has all the reasons to stand tall for accomplishing this basic need. It is where fundamental functions of life like eating and sleeping take place and women and men carry out their roles which are also recognized by the Government of Malawi for instance;