WELCOME TO TIMVENI

CHILD & YOUTH MEDIA ORGANIZATION

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.

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

Timveni's vision is to empower children and youths in Malawi in realizing their rights and participating fully in 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 Blog

DPP CALLS FOR PEACE IN THE FORTHCOMING BY-ELECTIONS

By Jordan Simeon PhiriThe opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has called for peace ahead of, during, and after the November By-election in Karonga Central Constituency.Particularly, DPP National Director of Logistics Symon Vuwa Kaunda made mention of the important role youths have in the election.Speaking during a political rally at Chiwondo school ground aimed at drumming […]

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STUDENTS BURDENED BY USER FEES

Salima Central Constituency is said to be registering high school dropout rates as learners struggle to pay user fees demanded by school authorities.  Member of Parliament for the area Gerald Kapiseni Phiri raised the concern saying this is denying children the right to education. The Legislator said is surprising to see that learners are forced […]

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ORGANIZATIONS TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE ON SERVICE DELIVERY

The African Institute for Corporate Citizenship—AICC has underscored the importance of various organizations being accountable in service delivery.  According to AICC Executive Director Dr Felix Lombe, such path helps organizations to meet targeted goals and aspirations of people.  Against this background, AICC says it is set to embark on its annual interface with the media […]

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YOUTH SHOULD LEAD IN SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT

An environmental expert has called on youths to take a leading role in waste management efforts.   The call comes as government is set to roll out a National Clean-Up Day campaign aimed at conserving the environment. Speaking to Timveni, Godfrey Mfiti said the country stands to benefit from engaging its young people in taking […]

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MAN CAUGHT WITH FAKE BANK NOTES

Police in Dowa district have apprehended Emmanuel Chipokosa for allegedly being found in possession of fake bank notes amounting to Seventy-Two Thousand Kwacha.  According to Spokesperson for Dowa Police Station Gladson M’bumpha, the 25-year-old committed the offence last Friday at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the district. M’bumpha said the suspect went to an Airtel Money […]

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MAN CAUGHT WITH FAKE BANK NOTES

Police in Dowa district have apprehended Emmanuel Chipokosa for allegedly being found in possession of fake bank notes amounting to Seventy-Two Thousand Kwacha.  According to Spokesperson for Dowa Police Station Gladson M’bumpha, the 25-year-old committed the offence last Friday at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the district. M’bumpha said the suspect went to an Airtel Money […]

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MALAWIAN CONTRACTORS DESERVE CONTRACTS TOO

The Center for Democracy and Economic Development Initiative—CDEDI has asked government to consider coming up with deliberate policy to grant contracts to Malawians if it is to achieve the one million jobs creation promise.  This follows reports that the Southern Region Water Board left the lowest Malawian bidder and awarded a multibillion contract to a […]

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LACK OF FARMLAND AFFECTING YOUTH INVOLVEMENT IN AGRICULTURE

By Aamon Butao Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance—CSONA says failure by most youths to own land is pushing away young people from practicing agriculture. One of nutrition officials from CSONA Mike Khunga has told Timveni, youths have great potential of bringing positive contribution to the agricultural sector. Given opportunity to access land for farming, Khunga […]

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YOUTH TRAINED ON TREE PLANTING

By Pemphero Malimba As the 2020/2021 tree planting season draws closer, Dedza district Council has trained youth leaders from five youth networks in the district on tree planting and regeneration. The youth leaders are from five Traditional Authorities Tambala, Chauma, Kaphuka, Kamenyagwaza and Kachindamoto. Speaking to Timveni, Acting District Environmental Officer Dalitso Ndinda said they […]

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