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Sewenthe Mahwayo

Project Support Manager
  • Experience:

    #revised

  • Email:

    sewenthechipofya@yoneco.org.mw

  • Phone:

    +265 888 958 726

Sewenthe joined YONECO in 2004 as a Centre Coordinator for Machinga District before being reassigned to the position of District Manager for Ntcheu. She holds a Diploma in Rural and Community Development with the Association of Business Managers and Administrators (ABMA). Sewenthe has attended a number of trainings and courses  in different disciplines like; Leadership and Life skills in 2006 (YONECO), HIV Testing and Counselling in 2005 (Ministry of Health), Participatory Vulnerability & Analysis in 2006 (Action AID), Financial Management in 2006 (YONECO), Child Protection and Counselling Skills in 2007 ( Eye of the Child and YONECO), Project Management in 2007 (YONECO), Livelihood in 2008 (FACT), Civic and Voter Education in 2009 (YONECO), Resource Mobilization in 2009 (FACT), Policy Analysis and Advocacy in 2009 (FACT), Staff Supervision in 2010 (Waverley Care), Training on Advocacy in 2010 (Waverly Care), Training on Material Development in 2011 (YONECO), IEC Material Development in 2011 (YONECO and Norwegian Church AID), Youth Task Force Capacity Building on Youth Action Leadership for Reproductive Health in 2012 (IPAS), Capacity Building on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy Analysis in 2012 (YESE and FIPAM), Report Writing and Documentation in 2013 (YONECO) and Theatre for Developmen in 2013 (Norwegian Church AID). Prior to joining YONECO, Sewenthe worked as a volunteer counsellor for Community Initiative for Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse (CIADISA) from 2001 to 2002. She also worked as a Field Monitor for Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) from 2003 to 2004. Sewenthe enjoys working with youths, women and children and the community at large . she was very instrumental in transforming local service provision for young women and young people to double the uptake of sexual and reproductive health services through Speak Up Project in Ntcheu district. Sewenthe’s dream is to see community members being self reliant by engaging themselves in tangible livelihood development initiatives like the VSLAs and IGAs.