By Kenson McCloud
Journalism students from Lilongwe Technical College have described Timveni as a very unique media institution when it comes to reporting on issues of children and young people in Malawi.
The students said this on after touring Timveni offices and studios in Lilongwe to appreciate the work the institution does in promotion of rights of children and the youth using media.
In an interview with Timveni, one of the students, Flywell Nkhonjera said the visit was an eye opener as it provided the students a chance to experience practical aspect of media.
Nkhonjera commended Timveni for doing things differently from other media organisations by promoting the voice of children and the youth.
He further implored aspiring journalists to be creative and pursue courses that aim at promoting youth participation in development agenda.
In his remarks the head of journalism and media studies at the Lilongwe Technical Collehe, Nelson Mgeni, said was impressed with the visit and is looking forward to partner with Timveni in advocating for change in the country.
Memory Mbewe is the Project Officer for Timveni Child and Youth Media Organisation and said Timveni is ready to partner with schools and other like-minded organisations in order to promote advocacy on the rights of children and youth across the country.