YONECO took part in a European Union-funded Results Oriented Monitoring of Building Climate Resilient Communities Around Wildlife Protected Areas Project. The team monitored project activities in communities surrounding Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve and Lengwe National Park in Nsanje and Chikwawa districts respectively.
The issue of Mental health problems remain an enigma among community members and young people in Malawi. More often than not, the society associates mental health illnesses with witchcraft and other spiritual beliefs.
“As a society, we cannot afford to postpone investing in children until they become adults, nor can we wait until they reach school age – a time when it may be too late to intervene. The best evidence supports the policy prescription: invest in the very young and improve basic learning and socialization skills.” –…
Young people need adequate information about Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and this is one the key determinants of their bright future and wellbeing as they transition to adulthood.