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

WATER FOR PEOPLE BAILS OUT 18K PEOPLE FROM WATER WOES

By Meclina Chirwa In a drive to improve access to safe water, Water for People has constructed 110 water taps in Chikwawa district.Water for People’s Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Engineer Thokozani Kaitane told Timveni that over 18 thousand people in Limphangwi area have benefited from the development."Through the programs that Water for People is implementing in […]

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BUSHIRI FIGHTS FOR DAUGHTER’S HEALTH CARE

 By Kenson McCloud Self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri has appealed to government to allow his 8-year-old daughter to receive medical care abroad.  Last Friday, Bushiri’s daughter was blocked from flying out to Kenya for medical treatment in the company of three guardians. According to a statement released by Bushiri’s spokesperson Ephraim Nyondo, both the child’s father […]

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MCB CAUTIONS PUBLIC OVER CHILD EXPLOITATION

By Esther Manduwa  Government has warned against releasing video content that may infringe on rights of children without going through review process by the Malawi Censorship Board. The remarks come after the board moved in to bar circulation of video clips on social media of a child under the moniker Aunt Nellie.   The decision, […]

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PHIRI APPEALS TO GVT TO FULFILL CAMPAIGN PROMISES

By Aamon Butao Livingstonia based political commentator George Phiri has called on President Lazarus Chakwera to develop well laid out plan to ensure the Tonse Alliance delivers its campaign promises.  Phiri’s remarks come against background of wide criticism of government for failing to honor its manifesto plans.  According to Phiri, Chakwera should come up with […]

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WEAK FINANCIAL MUSCLE CASTS WOMEN OUT OF ACTIVE POLITICS

By Aamon Butao and  Vyalema Kaluluma Phiri  Lack of financial support has been pointed out as a major challenge affecting women participation in the forthcoming by-elections in March.  In an interview with Gender activist, Emma Kaliya decried lack of commitment from nongovernmental organizations.   “NGOs need to wake up and help women in by-elections and […]

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PUPILS PROTEST AS SCHOOLS REOPEN

By Emma Zawanda After spending 6 weeks out of school due to the impact of Covid-19, learners in most parts of the country had a rude awakening on Monday morning when schools reopened but teachers downed tools to push for risk allowances among other longstanding demands.  In Lilongwe, some learners took to the street in […]

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COVID-19 AFFECTS DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT

A Polytechnic based economic expert has said the country has lost out on foreign direct investment over the past year due to Covid-19. In an interview with Timveni, Dr Betchani Tchereni said "there has been slow progress in terms of investment" over the last 12 months "due to restrictions that were imposed in different countries." […]

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410 ADOLESCENTS GRADUATE FROM GENDER, HIV/AIDS AND SRHR TRAINING IN NENO

By Aamon Butao 410 adolescents have graduated from a 4 month training in gender, HIV/AIDS as well as sexual and reproductive health and rights in Neno district.  The mastermind behind the initiative, Partners in Health, says the training was aimed at grooming the youths to become agents of change in society.  The organization’s Adolescents and […]

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MEC READY TO HOLD BY-ELECTIONS COME MARCH

By Gerald  Musambazi Viyuyi Chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission says the body is prepared to hold by-elections, come 30th  March the in 9 constituencies and wards.  Addressing the media in Blantyre on Thursday, Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale said the commission in consultation with electoral stakeholders and the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 received advised […]

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