Youth Support Groups Realizes MK 1, 697,000 from Groundnuts Grinding Business

Over the years, the frequency and intensity of disasters has increased in Malawi. Disasters like storms, floods and short rainfall periods have led to an increase in the levels of vulnerability and many households are experiencing perennial food shortages. This scenario has further greatly affected the nutritional status of various vulnerable groups including people who…

Traditional Leaders Call for by-laws to Protect Game Reserves and National Parks

Traditional Authorities have called for the development of by-laws to protect game reserves and national parks in the districts. The calls were made during a three-day learning visit which was organized by Trocaire under ‘Building Climate-Resilient Communities Around Wildlife Protected Areas’ Project which is being implemented in communities surrounding Kasungu National Park, Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve…

YONECO Reaches Primary School Leaners with SRHR Information

YONECO officers in Ntcheu conducted a session on Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) using Auntie Stella Pack card numbers 6, 32 and 37 as SRH youth participatory tools with Senior primary school learners in Ntcheu. The session was aimed advising the leaners on the negative impacts of early sexual debut and its effects, negative peer pressure…

YONECO Conducts DRM Session at Mdeka Primary School

YONECO conducted a session on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) with members of Wildlife Club Primary School in Ntcheu district. The session was aimed at informing the learners on how they can contribute towards addressing issues of climate change as well as disaster risk reduction and management. The leaners were urged to plant more trees and…

YONECO ED’s Address- November 2022

Greetings Dear Reader, We are already in month 11 and we are remaining with only one month to the end of the year. Fundamental questions have to be answered in relation to how we managed to protect women, girls and children. We are beginning the month with the famous 19 days of Activism to Prevent…

YONECO Conducts Career Guidance and Counselling Session with Students in Rumphi

On 29 October our Officers in Rumphi conducted a career guidance and counselling session at Chankhomi Community Day Secondary School. The session was aimed at helping students to set up realistic goals in order to fulfill their aspirations. The participants were urged to remain in school and resist negative peer pressure. 250 students attended the…