Nine year old Mavuto Kambota (name withheld) of Kuntumanji, Sub Traditional Authority (Sub T/A) Mkagura in Zomba district was rescued from a tree, where he was tied by his grandfather as punishment for misplacing a school book.
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) with support from Airtel Malawi Limited conducted a very colourful sports bonanza for the youth which attracted a total number of about 3, 000 young people in Ntcheu district.
As the government of Malawi is fighting against early child marriages, YONECO is one of the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that are working tirelessly in sensitizing the communities about the dangers of child marriages.
It was an atmosphere of jubilation and joviality in Rumphi district on 9th September 2014 when the Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Hon. Patricia Kaliati, presided over the opening of a magnificent Safe Home which YONECO, with support from ECLT, constructed.
Under the theme 'Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending Circle of violence' focusing on Ending Child Marriages, Malawi commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) on 30th October 2014, at Makiyoni Primary School ground, in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Mwanza in Salima district.