Mangochi District Council has commended Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) for its unwavering support towards the fight against HIV and AIDS in the district. Mangochi District AIDS Coordinator Mr. Ernest Kadzokoya expressed his appreciation after touring YONECO’s Resource Centre at Makawa Trading Centre which is being run by sex workers.
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) says increased numbers of boys who are flocking to South Africa to search for jobs are negatively affecting the implementation of Unite for Body Rights—UFBR activities among the youth in Mangochi. YONECO’s District Manager for Mangochi Mr. Precious Mkukumira said this during a week-long UFBR’s Exchange Visit and Media Tour.
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) staff together with its partners engaged in a clean up exercise at Katuli Health centre in Mangochi district. In an effort to promote cleanliness around health facilities YONECO together with Youth Empowerment and Civic Education (YECE), Centre for Alternatives for Victimized Women and Children (CAVWOC), Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM), local leaders and community volunteers cleaned up Katuli Health centre and its surrounding.
Youth Net and Counseling-YONECO has challenged youths in Ntcheu district to desist from risky behaviors as one of reducing HIV infections in the country. YONECO District Manager for Ntcheu, Sewenthe Chipofya Mahwayo made the call during an open day organized for youth, women and children in the district on Wednesday.