YONECO Cultural Troupe Joins Malawi Police in Fighting against Ritual Murders of People with Albinism
On 26 May, 2016, YONECO Cultural Troupe joined the Malawi Police Service in two events that were organised to campaign against killing, abduction and exhumation of remains of people with albinism. The two events were held at Chikwewo and Michongwe primary schools in the areas of Traditional Authorities (T/As) Chikwewo and Kawinga respectively.
In its untiring efforts of enhancing the quality of services and support towards promoting the rights and welfare of the youth, women and children; YONECO held a one day team building session that was officially opened by the organization’s Board Chairperson - Professor Dixie Malauwa Banda.
Bereu HAC Commends DFID for support towards Empowering Young People in Managing Health Risks Project
Members of Bereu Health Advisory Committee (HAC) have commended the Department for International Development (DFID) for financially supporting Empowering Young People in Managing Health Risks Project which is being implemented by YONECO and Education Expertise Development Foundation (EEDF) in Chikwawa and Mangochi districts.
On 20 May, 2016, Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) donated assorted food items worth over MK 250,000.00 to Balaka District Hospital. The donation was a response to the district call for assistance that was made during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting that was held in the district.
Access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services has been a challenge to many young people in Malawi and the youth of Ntcheu were not spared. The youth have been complaining about insults and attitude of some service providers who whenever they visit public health centres to seek STI treatment, contraceptives or SRHR counseling.