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.
Reported By Jecina ChikweleteWith less than Five days remaining before standard eight pupils sit for the Primary School Leaving Certificate examinations, a twenty one year old girl has donated personal protective equipment to standard eight learners at Kalumbu in Lilongwe worthy over three hundred thousand kwacha.Delipher Kalonde,a proffessional designer said she thought of making the […]Read More
Reported By Aamon Butao Education Activist Benedicto Kondowe has expressed worry over the increase in cases of mismanagement of examination funds by school authorities. The remarks have come after Timveni reported a story concerning a principal for Saint Kizito private secondary school in Ntandire Township in Lilongwe who is currently at large after collecting examination […]Read More
Reported by Kenson McCloud Youth activists have commended President Lazarus Chakwera for including youths in the newly appointed boards of directors for Parastatal organizations. According to a statement released on Tuesday evening President Chakwera has appointed board members for Sixty-Seven Parastatal organizations. Among the members Maness Nkhata is now the new chairperson of the National […]Read More
Reported by Meclina Chirwa The Presidential taskforce on Coivd-19 says it is disappointed with guidelines some schools have set aimed at preventing Covid-19.Co-chairperson of the taskforce Dr John Phuka says it is inappropriate to set a certified negative covid-19 result as a pre-requisite for admission of students.According to Phuka, the mentioned guidelines are not part […]Read More
Reported by Chilenje Chilenje Authorities at Nsanje district hospital have started administering vaccination to its workers in order to eliminate Hepatitis B which has allegedly caused havoc. Nsanje District Hospital Public Relations Officer, George Mbotwa, has confirmed the development. According to Mbotwa, at least two people are dying of the disease everyday causing panic among […]Read More
Reported by Kenson McCloud NGO- Coalition on Child Rights has bemoaned low budget allocation towards child protection in the 2020/2021 financial year. This was disclosed during an engagement meeting with members of parliamentary committee on social and community affairs aimed at scrutinizing allocations towards child development. Speaking to Timveni News Desk on the sidelines of […]Read More
Reported by Esther Manduwa Over 40 form four students are at risk of not sitting for the Malawi School Certificate of Education Examinations after their principal at Saint Kizito Secondary School in Mtandire township in Lilongwe has gone missing with their examination fees. According to the concerned students, their principal who is only known as […]Read More
The Ministry of Labour has reiterated the need to engage young people in its quest to create One Million jobs. Deputy Minister of Labour Vera Kamtukule said this during Monday’s signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry and Plan International Malawi. Plan International Malawi has partnered the ministry in two thematic areas […]Read More
The Malawi Tourism Council has expressed concern over the omission of the tourism industry as a growth sector in the 2020/2021 national budget. Speaking to Timveni, council chairperson Jones Malili said the tourism sector requires top priority to drive the economy. Meanwhile, Malili says the council will sit down with government to consider providing financial […]Read More