Vanani Nyirenda

Vanani Nyirenda


Some jobs are seen as being only for men. Take bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, cell phone repairing, and of course dish installation.

The UN Resident Coordinator says she is impressed with work being done by non-state actors under the spotlight initiative to rid the country of gender-based violence which has a negative bearing on development.

In a country where illiteracy levels are still on the higher side, World Vision Malawi is striving to make a difference through an output called 'Motivating learners participation in literacy' through literacy fairs like debates and spelling bee competition among others.

A local non governmental organization Shine on Malawi has launched a school feeding program in Mzalangwe educational zone in Mzimba to ensure an improved nutritional status among learners.

Mentors and Mentees for Action Aid Malawi under its 'Toto Nkhanza' Spotlight initiative project have petitioned Inkosi Mzukuzuku in Mzimba district for failure to enforce bylaws meant to curb gender based violence among girls and young women in his area.

The Mzimba Agriculture office together with Mzuzu ADD communications department and the pesticides control board have embarked on an  awareness campaign to sensitize farmers ,sellers and consumers on the use of tomatoes applied with chemicals alleged to be harmful.

While some farmers across the country are grappling with the problem of markets for there produce, Inna's  View Farms in Mzimba is singing a different song.

An upcoming local NGO, Muumoza Youth Organization - MUYO says lack of capacity among Health Advisory Committees - HACs  to play a governance and  oversight role in health centers is a major set back hampering efforts aimed at  halting drug theft in rural areas.

Center for Social Accountability and Transparency-CSAT has given the public appointments committee of parliament and the parliamentary monitoring committee 7 days to publicly disclose the names of public officers and members of Parliament who have defied the law by failing to declare their assets

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