WELCOME TO TIMVENI

CHILD & YOUTH MEDIA ORGANIZATION

Timveni Child and Youth Media Organisation (commonly known as just Timveni) was established to amplify the voices of children and young people in Malawi. Launched in 2011, Timveni uses radio and Television as a platform where children and youths express their views, sharpen their talents and expose their skills at a time when the mainstream media is dominated by adult-focused content that bypassed the views of children and young people.

Over a period of time, Timveni has developed and evolved into a fully-fledged media house equipped with the staff and technology to develop, produce and broadcast powerful media content for purposes of advocacy, empowerment, awareness and entertainment.

Timveni aims at providing a platform through TV and Radio, for children and young people to actively engage duty bearers on issues that affect them.

Our Mission

Timveni's mission is to  engage children & youths in Malawi through social programs,ensure they are protected and  that their voice is heard by  decision makers in order for them to become active participants in society and development work of the country,while empowering them to maximize their potential through media.

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Our Vision

Empowered children and young people of Malawi, fully enjoying their rights and competently participating in the national agenda.

Our Commitment

Timveni remains committed in being a leader in high quality production of social programs while maintaining the promotion of children and youths in various national development sectors.

OUR LATEST PROJECTS

18+ Atsikana Osaphweketsa

The project aims at reducing child marriages in Malawi using the media. The Media sector is an important stakeholder in ensuring that the public is well sensitized about the consequences of child marriages and can provide a plat- form for other stakeholders such as girls and youths to share their experiences on the fight against child marriages.

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Youth Out Loud

Youth Out Loud is a youth media project run by Timveni, with support from UNICEF. It gives adolescents in Mangochi the opportunity to tell their own stories, about child rights issues in their communities, through radio, print and online media.

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18 Plus Mwauona Mwala

Mwauona mwala’competition has been launched on social media where young people were encouraged to look for the rocks that have painted 18+ atsikana osaphweketsa in their area and take a ‘selfie’ there, tag their friends on facebook and send it to us with any message of the child marriage that they know.

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The Latest From Our Newsroom

WILDLIFE CRIME INCREASE AMONG THE YOUTH

By Aamon Butao Lack of employment and high poverty levels among the youth have been pointed out as the major cause of wildlife crimes, especially pangolin smuggling in the country.The Department of Wildlife and National Parks Director Brighton Kumchedwa has said this in an interview with Timveni Online as more young people are being arrested due […]

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TIMVENI INVESTIGATIONS REVEAL THE STRUGGLES YOUTH FACE IN PURSUIT OF NEEF LOANS

By Nertha Hara & Aamon Butao  The Youth in the country have bemoaned government’s failure to put in place good strategies for disbursing youth loans under the National Economic Empowerment Fund (NEEF) in the country. In an interview with Timveni, Chairperson of Umodzi Youth Group, Hamdan Nyirongo, expressed frustration that young people in his group […]

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YPES TRAINS YOUTH IN BRIQUETTE-MAKING

By Jecina Chikwelete  With the aim of diverting away from the use of charcoal for energy, Youth Progressive Environmental Solutions (YPES) has embarked on a project aimed at training the youth and women in briquette-making. The project, which is funded by Global Fund's Green Grants, targets 30 women and 30 young people. The projects comes […]

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GOOD SOIL PARTNERS BAIL OUT UNI STUDENTS

By Blessings Bomati  Charitable Organization, Good Soil Partners, has appealed to several stakeholders to complement government’s efforts of uplifting higher education by supporting underprivileged tertiary education students. The organization’s Chief Operations Officer, Wabuka Saka, said this on Tuesday in Lilongwe when his organization reached out to 25 needy students from both public and private universities […]

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GOVT PLEDGES TO SCALE UP LEPROSY DRUG SUPPLY

By Meclina Chirwa  Government, through the National TB Control and Leprosy Elimination Program, says it has started processing the supply of leprosy drugs in all health care facilities across the country. The Program’s Manager, Dr James Mpunga, revealed this to Timveni Online following complaints from some leprosy patients at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe that they […]

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MEC TO REVIEW COMPLAINTS ON BORDER DEMARCATION

By Jecina Chikwelete  The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) says it will look into complaints and views of people from Mangochi who participated in the public hearing on the border demarcation exercise. Speaking during the public hearing, MEC Chairperson Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale said people of Mangochi welcomed the exercise since the attendance was impressive. People […]

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LOW TOBACCO PRODUCTION ATTRIBUTED TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

By Kenson McCloud  The Tobacco Association of Malawi (Tama) Farmers Trust has attributed low tobacco production levels this year to harsh weather conditions. According to trade requirements, Malawi was expected to produce 154 Million kilograms of tobacco, but estimates indicate the country has managed to produce 115 million kilograms. In an interview with, TAMA Farmers […]

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FIGHT AGAINST ECM INTENSIFIED IN THE COUNTRY

By Kenson McCloud  Breakthrough Action has expressed satisfaction with communities’ commitment in ending child and forced marriages in Traditional Authority Makhwira in Chikwawa. The remarks were made following an engagement between stakeholders and group village headmen under Makhwira’s authority on the progress made in ending child marriages in their respective areas. In an interview with […]

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FEDOMA CONCERNED WITH SECURITY FOR GRAVES OF PERSONS WITH ALBINISM

By  Aamon Butao  The federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA) has said graveyards of people with albinism need much protection. The remarks by FEDOMA acting executive director Symon Munde come after the exhumation of the body of a person with albinism in Nsanje and the tampering of 2 grave yards of a person with […]

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