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Veronica Mkandawire

District Manager
  • Experience:

    #revised

  • Email:

    veronicamkandawire@yoneco.org.mw

  • Phone:

    +265 888 958 726

Veronica joined YONECO in January 2013 as District Manager for Balaka. In this capacity she is responsible for the implementation of projects at district level. Currently, Veronica is overseeing the day to day management of Dzukani project, Learn without Fear project and the Reaching the Hard to Reach with HIV & AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health Interventions.  She holds a University of Malawi Diploma in Counseling and Psychology from St John of God College of Mental Health Sciences. She also has other certificates in HIV Testing and Counseling from Ministry of Health (Malawi), Certificate in Teaching from Karonga Teachers College (Malawi), Certificate in Special Needs-Learning Difficulties from Montfort College (Malawi) and a Certificate in HIV/ AIDS Care and Counseling from the University of South Africa. Prior to joining YONECO, Veronica worked as a teacher for several years and she also offered counseling in cross-cutting issues. Veronica also brings with her experience she acquired from working with St John of God as a psychological counselor where she worked with women and children on social and psychological issues affecting them. She also worked with Partners in Hope as a trainer and facilitator for people living with HIV&AIDS. Her interaction with special needs children and their significance in the community is what triggered her interest in the vulnerable groups