The Impact of BEFIT Programme in Chitipa District

Chitipa is one of the districts in Malawi where Building Education Foundations through Innovation and Technology (#BEFIT) Programme is being implemented to improve the foundational literacy and numeracy skills of primary school learners. Through the #BEFIT Programme, a lot of children in Chitipa have been motivated to go back to school after staying at home…

Stakeholders hail SADC HIV and AIDS Youth Helpline Project

Stakeholders have hailed the SADC HIV and AIDS Youth Helpline project for enabling youth access to free information through the youth helpline toll-free line on HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services. During a courtesy call on Tuesday, Zomba District Commissioner, Reinghard Chavula said the project has helped young people to freely…

YONECO Hosts Zimbabwe Youth Advocates

On 13 February 2024, YONECO hosted Zimbabwe Youth Advocates during a community activation session that was held at Domasi Institute of Management and Social Sciences in Zomba. The activity was aimed at promoting young people’s access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (#SRHR) services. The delegates first made a courtesy call to the office of…

The Impact of Cyclone Freddy on Child Protection

Cyclone Freddy, which hit Malawi in March of 2023, devastated the lives of many people in some parts of the southern region of Malawi. A lot of people lost their lives, and property and many others were left destitute as their houses and food were washed away by the cyclone-induced floods. Unfortunately, some individuals capitalized…

YONECO ED’s Address- February 2024

Dear Esteemed Readers, I welcome you to February 2024 with full knowledge that it is a month the world celebrates Valentine’s Day and I would like to ask all young people to understand what the day is all about. This falls on 14th February every year. While Valentine’s Day has lots of good memories for…

Consortium Trains 50 Community Advocates in Machinga

YONECO, Standing Voices and Beyond Suncare has trained a total of 50 community advocates in Machinga district. The trained community cadres have been drilled to protect and advance the rights of people with albinism in their designated areas. Malawi is among the countries where, heartrendingly, people with albinism face various forms of violence and abuse…