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 Blog

MP KAUNDA ASKS GOVT TO SOLVE LEARNING MATERIALS SHORTAGE

By Aamon Butao Member of Parliament for Nkhatabay Central has raised concern over lack of learning materials at Nkhatabay Technical College.Symon Vuwa Kaunda raised the concern in Parliament when posing a question to Minister of Youth and Sports Ulemu Msungama.Kaunda said the problem is affecting education standards. According to Kaunda, learning equipment allows students to relate issues […]

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CHOLERA VACCINE PROVES TO BE EFFECTIVE

By Edna Mlanga  The Ministry of Health through the Public Health Institute of Malawi says administering of Cholera vaccine has proven to be effective in the fight against the disease.  Cholera surveillance officer Wiseman Chimwaza made the remarks in an interview with Timveni following a series of pilot stages.  Chimwaza described the pilot phases as […]

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CHOLERA VACCINE PROVES TO BE EFFECTIVE

By Edna Mlanga  The Ministry of Health through the Public Health Institute of Malawi says administering of Cholera vaccine has proven to be effective in the fight against the disease.  Cholera surveillance officer Wiseman Chimwaza made the remarks in an interview with Timveni following a series of pilot stages.  Chimwaza described the pilot phases as […]

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LOCAL NGO SCALE UP SUPPORT FOR TESTING, TREATMENT AMONG YOUTH

Richard Tiyesi  One of the country’s non-governmental organizations has called on youths living with HIV/AIDS to observe strict adherence to treatment. Officials from Innovations for Change made the remarks over the weekend at Kanjeza Primary School in Blantyre when the NGO held a sensitization event aimed at encouraging youths to go for HIV testing.  Its […]

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RELIGIOUS LEADERS RALLY SUPPORT FOR SRHR

By Rhodrick Banda  The faith community has taken a huge step in promoting sexual reproductive health rights in Ntcheu district where people are being encouraged to adopt natural contraceptive methods. Religious leaders through the Catholic Health Commission have put their weight behind natural family planning methods citing convenience and affordability. In Sharpe Vale, the Catholic […]

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STAKEHOLDERS RAISE ALARM OVER YOUTH’S RESISTANCE TO MAKE PUBLIC HIV STATUS

By Wilson Allan Phiri  There are growing concerns from health stakeholders over the continued failure by most youths to disclose HIV status. According to latest data from the National Aids Commission (NAC), 33% of new HIV infections is among adolescent girls and young women aged between 15 and 24. By December 2020, NAC statistics indicated […]

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YOUTH, WOMEN IN MZIMBA HAIL GOVT’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION DRIVE

By Aamon Butao  Some youths and women in Mzimba district have applauded government through the Financial Access for Rural Markets, Smallholders and Enterprise (FARMSE) project for rescuing them from the jaws of poverty. Using $57,700 funds, the project commenced in July 2018 targeting more than 400 thousands rural households in 20 districts. Through interventions by […]

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CHILD DIVERSION PROGRAM EASES PRISON CONGESTION

By Jecina Chikwelete  The Malawi Prisons Service has disclosed that the child diversion program is helping in curbing congestion in reformatory centers.  However, the institutions Public Relations Officer Chimwemwe Shawa complained of shortage of organizations involved in such programs. Child diversion plays a vital role in reforming children who have come in conflict with the […]

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GOVT EMPLOYS YOUTH IN MEGA HOUSING PROJECT

By Wilson Allan Phiri  Government says it has prioritized youths in the housing project for the country’s security agencies. Minister of Lands Kezzie Msukwa made the remarks when responding to questions in Lilongwe in Parliament. The project will see construction of more than 10,000 houses across the country. Msukwa was quick to state that youths […]

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