Community Acknowledges the Impact of ‘Marriage No Child’s Play Project’ in Mangochi  

Community members from Fowo Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Namavi in Mangochi district have acknowledged the positive impact which livelihood activities have had on reduction of child marriage incidences in the area. In 2018, YONECO introduced various Income Generating Activities (IGAs) that were aimed at enhancing socioeconomic welfare needy families whose young children were at the…

The Youth as Change Agents in the Quest for Gender Equality

Limited access to information is one of the factors which contribute to increased cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) at community level. Thus, has embarked on promoting equal opportunities for both young men and women through the promotion of gender transformation at various levels in Mangochi district. In this endeavour, YONECO is engaging young people…

Trocaire Recognizes YONECO as a Change Maker

YONECO has been recognized as a game changer during the Trocaire Irish Aid Programme in Malawi at a function that was held on 22 September, 2022 in Lilongwe. YONECO has been recognized for its contribution towards the realization of various socio-economic development objectives through the implementation of activities that were funded through the programme. Among…

YONECO Participates in the 2022 National Public Awareness on Existence and Roles of VSUs

YONECO participated in the 2022 National Public Awareness on the Existence and Roles of Victim Support Units (VSUs) event that was held on 20 September at Chikwawa Community Ground. The Malawi Police Service (MPS) – VSU Department mounted a pavillion where patrons appreciated how the unit operates in Malawi. In addition to this, Chikwawa Police…

YONECO Intensifies Nutrition Education for Expectant and Lactating Women

On 19 September 2022, YONECO conducted a Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) session with a focus on nutrition among expectant women and mothers of children who are below the age of five. This session that was held at Mangochi District Hospital was aimed at dealing with various health problems that bring about negative health…

Bidding for Male Involvement in GBV prevention and Response

On 19 September, YONECO engaged men is various spaces to understand the factors that prevent them from participating in activities that are aimed at promoting gender equality and preventing Gender Based Violence (GBV) in their communities. Most men indicated that they usually feel embarrassed as they are always perceived as people who are only capable…