Tags : Rights for people with disabilities

KALIATI PUSHES FOR ACCOUNTABILITY OF FUNDS FOR ALBINO WELFARE

By Aamon Butao Government has urged all stakeholders involved in promotion of rights of persons with albinism to be accountable in management of resources. Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati said this during a media briefing ahead of the International Albinism Awareness Day on Sunday. Kaliati said, "Prudent management of resources […]Read More

FEDOMA ASKS GOVT TO WALK THE TALK ON IMPROVING WELFARE

By Aamon Butao As Minister of Finance is set to present the 2021/2022 Budget Statement this Friday, there has been an outcry from the Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA) that the previous national budget fell short of benefitting people with disabilities.   According to  FEDOMA Acting Director Symon Munde, there has been abuse of […]Read More

NGO DONATES WHEEL CHAIRS TO CHILDREN IN KAUMA

By Jecina Chikwelete  A local based organization has changed the fortunes of 2 children in Kauma Township in Lilongwe after making a donation of wheelchairs.   The organization which runs under the banner My Community My Responsibility says the donation is in the spirit of giving back to the community. In an interview with Timveni, […]Read More

GOVT CHAMPIONS DISABILITY FREINDLY ECDs

By Kenson McCloud  Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare has said government is committed to ensure that children with disabilities learn in a conducive environment. The remarks have been made after concerns that most needy students with disabilities are facing numerous challenges in schools. According to Patricia Kaliati, the government is championing disability […]Read More

FEDOMA DEPICTS 2020 AS A MIXED BAG

By Aamon Butao Acting Executive Director for the Federation of Disability Organizations of Malawi(FEDOMA)  has described 2020 as a mixed bag. In his analysis in an interview with Timveni, Symon Munde said people with disabilities have met numerous challenges in accessing vital social services like health and education. Munde said it is sad that some […]Read More