‘Team Viphona’, a group of local and international YONECO and ICS-Progressio volunteers, conducted a massive HIV/AIDS community awareness campaign at Lwazi Community Ground in Nkhata Bay district on 29th May 2016.
The vent also saw a number of people accessing various services like HIV Counselling and Testing (HTC), contraceptives,
The case of Mercy from Luwalazi in Nkhata Bay district as told to by Divinous Mzuzmara during one of YONECO’s community gender equality Awareness campaigns bears testimony to the trials and tribulations which young girls more especially those who live in rural and remote parts of Malawi face once they reach adolescence.
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 2012, YONECO established a vibrant Youth Drop in Centre in Ntcheu district where among other things; the youth are equipped with life skills, access art and play therapy and the centre also conducts role modeling sessions for young people.
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.