A child focused organization, World Vision Malawi (WVM) has underscored the need to promote hygiene in schools to spur provision of quality education in the country.
Authorities in Phalombe say over 200 children have been withdrawn from early marriages from April 2021.
Traditional Authority Kaledzera of Phalombe has appealed to government to expedite processes for the resumption of public works programme popularly known as ‘Ntchito za mthandzi’ to avert people’s suffering owing to effects of natural disasters such as hunger.
River of Life (RL), a local organization which is championing the fight against trafficking in person (TIP) in Phalombe, has underscored the need to incorporate transporters for the district to achieve meaningful fight against perpetrators.
The Ministry of Gender and Social Welfare says it has no plans to adjust upwards the monthly honoraria for the beneficiaries of the Social Cash Transfer Programme (SCTP) in the wake of the current harsh economic situation.
The Department of Forestry says it is still working to find lasting solutions to protect Mulanje Mountain Forest Reserve and part of Michesi Forest in Phalombe from encroachers who have depleted the reserves with various human activities.
The Ministry of Mining says it will next month sign a Mining Development Agreement (MDA) with Mkango Resources Limited, a company that is exploring rare earth minerals in Songwe Hill in Phalombe district.
Football and netball players in Phalombe have been challenged to utilize the leagues which are being introduced in the district to develop their skills.
The Phalombe Civil Society Organization Network has conceded that most of the organizations operating in the district have not signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the district council.
Agriculture authorities in Phalombe have challenged farmers to embrace poultry farming to uplift their socio-economic status.