Marketing & Communications Officer

Position Title:       Marketing & Communications Officer  Reports to:          Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation Coordinator Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) YONECO is a non-governmental organisation that seeks a self – reliant, healthy, empowered, resilient, responsible, and inclusive society that respects democratic values and principles. YONECO is committed to empowering youth, women and children, promoting good health, human…

2022 International Youth Day

Today, 12 August, is the International Youth Day (#IYD). This year, the Day is being commerated under the theme; ‘Intergenerational solidarity: Creating a world for all ages.’

Engaging Children in Building a VAC-free Generation

Violence Against Children (VAC) is among the factors that hinder the progress of many children in Malawi. Heartrendingly, one in five girls and one in seven boys experience sexual violence.   Thus, in our efforts towards ensuring that children are protected from such vices we raise awareness about the dangers of VAC and how it…

GBV-Free Schools promoting Retention among Girls in Dedza

School related Gender-Based Violence (GBV) has the potential to significantly affect learners’ well-being and performance. It reinforces gendered stereotypes present in society and includes a variety of behaviors such as sexual violence and harassment, corporal punishment and bullying. Schools do not exist in social isolation from their communities. Gender inequalities, violence in homes and societal…

NCA-DCA Country Director Visit Mangochi

The Country Director for NCA-DCA, Håvard Hovdhaugen, visited the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Mponda in Mangochi district where YONECO is implementing Empowering Young People to Fight Drug and Alcohol Abuse Project. Hovdhaugen had an engagement meeting with young people and community members at Ngowi Village in the district. He also had an interface meeting…

YONECO Hosts St Anthony Boys Primary School Students on a Learning Visit

Today, YONECO Head Office in Zomba hosted leaners from St Anthony Boys Primary School from Thondwe in the district. The leaners who who are in Standard 2 to 7 of their studies were on a learning visit which was aimed at motivating them to work hard in school. The leaners were briefed about YONECO’s general…