School Meals Promoting Class Attendance

It is another day and beautiful morning in Kasungu. School-going children are excited to spend another day at school knowing they will find something to eat before their lessons. Gift Mwanza, a Standard six learner at Boma Primary School in the district, is one of children eagerly looking forward to the day. He says one of the reasons that keep him attending classes is the meal he gets at school. “I go early in the morning because I know…

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Central Region Police Hands 0ver 315 Bicycles to Police Units

The Commissioner of Police for Central Region John Nyondo on Wednesday handed over 315 bicycles to rural Police Units and rural Community Policing Forums. Speaking at the event which took place at Central Region Police Training Centre, the Commissioner said that the bicycles aim at facilitating access to justice for vulnerable groups such as women and children in the rural areas. Nyondo acknowledged the challenges of mobility faced by rural citizens in the justice system. “I know that we…

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FISD Drills Mother groups in Sanitary Pad Making

Foundation for irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) through Sustainable Participatory Initiative for Secondary Education Support (SPISES) project has challenged mother groups in the country to enhance their participation in activities that promote girls education. SPISES on Monday organized a one day orientation workshop to orient mother groups on menstrual hygiene management and sanitary pad making at Ngowe Community Day Secondary School in Traditional Authority(T/A) Mbwatalika in Lilongwe. SPISES Project coordinator, Chimwemwe Sibande said the aim of the workshop was…

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