YONECO ED Meets MHRC on Rights of Vulnerable Groups

Yesterday, the Executive Director of YONECO, MacBain Mkandawire, had a meeting with the Executive Secretary and the Acting Director of Child Rights at Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC). The main objective of the meeting was to discuss various strategic ways of protecting the rights of vulnerable groups of people in Malawi. Remember to call the…

Community Members Join hands to Curb child labour

On 29 September, 2022, YONECO facilitated a community dialogue meeting on child labour prevention in the mining sector at Chiyenda Usiku in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Nsamala in Balaka district. The meeting was a response to community members who reported to the child labour practices in various mining sites that are in the…

YONECO CONDUCTS FOOD AND NUTRITION AWARENESS SESSION IN ZOMBA

On 24 September 2022, YONECO Helpline Services Department conducted a Food and Nutrition awareness session at Mtewa Village in the area of Group Village Head (GVH) Chopi, Traditional Authority (T/A) Malemia in Zomba district. The session was aimed at sensitizing community members on how to enhance nutritional status of children and expectant women as well…

Youths Urged to Spearhead Cholera Prevention Activities 

YONECO has appealed to the youth in Machinga district to spearhead Cholera prevention interventions in order to contain the disease which has claimed many lives of people in Malawi since its outbreak in March, 2022. The plea was made during a sensitization meeting on cholera prevention which YONECO organized for young people at Ntaja Youth…

YONECO Calls for Safety of Children during End of Year School Holidays

YONECO conducted a child rights awareness session at Kalambwe Primary School in Nkhata Bay ahead of a long end of academic year holiday in which leaners need protection as they spend most of their time in their communities.  As such, the session was organized to empower the leaners to understand critical child rights issues in…

YONECO Launches Door-to-Door Cholera Awareness Campaign in Nkhata Bay

In August 2022, the Directorate of Health Services and Social Welfare (DHSS) for Nkhata Bay firstly confirmed a Cholera outbreak around Tukombo Trading Centre in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Zilakoma in the district. By the 2oth September, over 660 cases were reported in various parts of the district with at least 17 deaths…