About 504 school going children are in a difficult situation to access education in Chikwawa due to deep rooted poverty.
There are reports that hundreds of men in some villages under Chapananga in Chikwawa are flocking to Mozambique to seek alternatives for survival amid growing poverty levels.
Government has re-instated embattled Senior Chief Ngabu of Chikwawa district after he was fired by former President Peter Mutharika on alleged misconduct grounds last year.
The Center for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) has assured Malawians that the safe abortion bill is critical in reducing number of young women that are dying because of unsafe abortions.
The Diocese of Chikwawa of the Catholic Church through its Social Services Directorate has launched a multi-million-kwacha project, termed ‘Ana Patsogolo’ (APA), with an aim of preventing new HIV infections and reducing vulnerability among Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in Chikwawa district.
Communities in Chikwawa have asked government to improve the condition of feeder roads in order to promote easy access of social services and conducting business activities in a favorable environment.
About 502 children from female Headed families in Chikwawa stand to benefit from the 32 million kwacha development activities being spearheaded by Circle for integrated community Development, CICOD.
About 600 people in Mwanza have achieved income and food security thanks to African Parks Majete wildlife officials for scaling up bee keeping farming there.
Authorities at Chikwawa District Council have expressed optimism that conditions and services will likely improve following a five day hands on training on review of service and conditions.