Timveni is a child and youth media organization registered as a Trust with focus on empowering children and youths to know their rights and responsibilities. From a radio project implemented in 2006 to an independent institution in 2010, Timveni has been a platform where children and youths have voiced out the challenges that they encounter in their respective communities. Timveni has been able to leverage the capacities of children and youth to make observations,
Timveni targets youth in Malawi, giving them a platform to speak out hence the name Timveni which translates to hear us out.
Timveni ensures that children and youths voices are heard by duty bearers and taken seriously by decision makers as provided by article 12 on the convention of the right of a child, as well as prepare children and youths with a good start in life through knowledge and information sharing on their rights, responsibility via its media platforms.
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.
Timveni's vision is to empower children and youths in Malawi in realizing their rights and participating fully in national agenda.
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.
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.
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.
By Kenson McCloud As cases of Covid-19 continue to soar with each passing every day, health rights experts have demanded urgency in the recruitment process of additional health personnel to help ease the pressure in service delivery.In an interview with Timveni, one of the experts George Jobe said government has to prioritize the process to avoid […]Read More
By Aamon Butao With an aim to eradicate poverty in the country, Centre for Social Concern is implementing a project called Strengthening the Capacity of Citizens to demand Transparency and Accountability in Public Finance Management for Reduced Poverty and Inequality. Speaking during an orientation meeting with the media, Executive Director for the organization Father Dr. […]Read More
By Vyalema Kaluluma Phiri Business in Mzuzu City came to a standstill Friday Morning following running battles between the police and Taxi operators. The police used tear-gas to disperse the angry taxi operators who stormed the streets to force government to reduce fuel pump prices, arguing the current carrying capacity of three passengers per trip […]Read More
By Esther Manduwa The Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance has asked government to decongest the country’s prisons by releasing some prisoners with minor offences to reduce the risk of Covid-19 amongst inmates. While commending government for introducing mass testing exercise in the correction centers, Executive director for CHREEA Victor Mhango said […]Read More
By Chilenje Chilenje At least ten suspects have escaped from custody at Nsanje Police Station. Confirming the development to Timveni, Nsanje Police Station Officer In-Charge Seleman Mtambo the jail break took place in the wee hours of Friday. Mtambo said the suspects escaped through a window of a holding cell. The accused include defilement suspect […]Read More
By Meclina Chirwa, Vyaalema Phiri & Esther Manduwa Government is partly to blame for the surge in new cases of Covid-19. These are views of some Malawians who through Thursday’s Mukuzimva Bwanji program aired on Timveni radio felt border closures should not have been selective. "Malawians returning from abroad especially South Africa have led to the sharp […]Read More
By Esther Manduwa The recent performance of girls in the 2019/2020 Primary School Leaving Certificate of Education examinations has excited stakeholders that advocate for girl-child education. According to Ministry of Education, out of a 135,478 female learners who sat the PSLCE exams, 104,781 passed representing seventy-seven point three percent pass rate. Girls have surpassed boys […]Read More
By Esther Manduwa The Lilongwe Principal Resident Magistrate’s court has removed bail conditions for former Chief Secretary to the Government Lloyd Muhara and three others including ex Ministers in a land case. Muhara, alongside former Ministers Charles Mchacha and Simon Vuwa Kaunda and Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Defense Bright Kumwembe are accused of […]Read More
By Aamon Butao The Teachers Union of Malawi has vowed to protect its reputation and is urging government to issue tougher punishment to teachers who commit sexual abuse against students. TUM President Willy Malimba has told Timveni last year saw teachers’ image soiled by increased cases of sexual abuse perpetrated by some bad apples in […]Read More