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PACHI Launches Citizen Voice Fora in Kasungu

PACHI Launches Citizen Voice Fora in Kasungu

Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has launched citizen voice fora commonly known as bwalo to give local people a platform to comment, report and act on various issues happening in their communities. Speaking during the launch, PACHI project officer Margaret Mtekateka urged the representatives forming the forum that they should make good use ofRead more about PACHI Launches Citizen Voice Fora in Kasungu[…]

PACHI moves to end malaria and achieve primary healthcare in Neno District

PACHI moves to end malaria and achieve primary healthcare in Neno District

The Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has embarked on an ambitious project aimed to address gaps in malaria fight and provision of primary healthcare in Neno district. PACHI is a local non-governmental organization working to improve the delivery of maternal and neonatal healthcare services in Malawi. The organization’s project officer, Russel Msiska, told Nyasa Times onRead more about PACHI moves to end malaria and achieve primary healthcare in Neno District[…]

Mphunzi Primary School learners from TA Masumbankhunda in Lilongwe benefit from citizen Voice platform (Bwalo)

Mphunzi Primary School learners from TA Masumbankhunda in Lilongwe benefit from citizen Voice platform (Bwalo)

Communities around Mphunzi Primary School in Lilongwe have commended Member of Parliament for the good gesture he has shown by donating desks and chairs, as promised during Bwalo interface meeting, at Mphunzi Primary school. In 2020, Parent And Child Health Initiative (PACHI) implemented a social accountability project which established Social accountability platforms called Bwalo (CitizenRead more about Mphunzi Primary School learners from TA Masumbankhunda in Lilongwe benefit from citizen Voice platform (Bwalo)[…]

PACHI takes Ifenso Tingathe to Gender Based Violence

PACHI takes Ifenso Tingathe to Gender Based Violence

The Parent and Child Health Initiative [PACHI] has taken a new approach of reaching out to all school–going learners with messages of Gender Based Violence [GBV] through clubs comprising of girls and boys in Dowa district. Ifenso Tingathe club is a Spotlight Initiative Program where adolescents meet to share their experiences on their problems happeningRead more about PACHI takes Ifenso Tingathe to Gender Based Violence[…]

Malawi to have investigative journalism platform

Malawi to have investigative journalism platform

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) in partnership with Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACH) Trust is set to establish a Malawi Health Investigative Journalism Platform under enhancing accountability and transparency in the management of COVID-19 Response and a health sector budget in Malawi program. The Enhancing Accountability and Transparency in the managementRead more about Malawi to have investigative journalism platform[…]

UNICEF Malawi Takes COVID-19 Messages to Children with Special Needs

UNICEF Malawi Takes COVID-19 Messages to Children with Special Needs

Story by: Chancy Mauluka, C4D Specialist, UNICEF Malawi, Hilda Chapota, Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) Children with disabilities (CwDs) in Malawi disproportionately suffer deprivations in key areas of child wellbeing including education and access to life saving information. In the wake of COVID-19 these children demand special attention from implementers to ensure they equallyRead more about UNICEF Malawi Takes COVID-19 Messages to Children with Special Needs[…]