Stories

26
Jul

COVID-19: MhEST Provides Support to Street-Connected Children Households

Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) is conducting assessments of street-connected children households in Zomba as COVID-19 continues to plague the country. Ministry of Health COVID-19 Daily Info Update figures released on Sunday, 26 April 2020 pegged total confirmed cases in Malawi at 3,664 leading to 99 total deaths. MhEST in April counseled both parents and their children to stay

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15
Jul

MhEST Drills CBOs in Tree Grafting, Nursery Establishment and Management

Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) is engaging Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) in Zomba rural on a tree grafting, nursery establishment and management exercise as a sustainability mechanism. The charitable organisation is training the CBO members in tree nursery establishment, tree seedling for agroforestry, grafting and woodlot management to promote ownership and ensure communities are able to raise their own seedlings.

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23
Jun

MhEST in MNH Project Sensitisation

Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) is holding sensitisation meetings with the community in Zomba rural aimed at raising awareness about its new Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) Project in M’mambo Health Centre catchment area, Sub-T/A Nkapita. The sessions involve discussions with health workers (Health Surveillance Assistants – HSAs and Health Centre in-charge), Village Health Committees (VHCs), Village Development Committees

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17
May

MhEST Inspects CBO Orchards

Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) initiated a seedlings follow up exercise from 21 April to 14 May aimed at inspecting orchards of Community-Based Organisation (CBO) in Zomba rural. The initiative came seven weeks after the charitable organisation partnered 137 CBOs to plant over 61,000 fruit and indigenous seedlings as part of a five-year plan targeting more than 1 million

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20
Apr

MhEST Equips Vulnerable Elderly in Fight against Covid-19

Zomba-based charitable organisation Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) is helping vulnerable elderly fight against Covid-19 by distributing re-usable face masks and soap. Executive Director Dr. Zahra Ismail said: “The distribution of masks and soap to these vulnerable elderly in the rural areas is important in reducing the spread of the Coronavirus. “The rural community does not have enough resources

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17
Apr

MhEST Provides Re-usable Face Masks to Street-connected Children Households

Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) is providing and orienting homes of street-connected children in Zomba on the usage of re-usable face masks in the fight against COVID-19. The charitable organisation is also donating relief items to these households whose children will not be able to access the MhEST Resource Center due to a 21-day nationwide lockdown. Senior Programmes Officer

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9
Apr

COVID-19: MhEST Engages Parents of Street-connected Children

Mlambe Health and Social Trust has put precautionary measures for the MhEST Resource Center which serves street-connected children, in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s directives and advice amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The charitable organisation this week counseled both parents and their children to stay at home in the interim and follow preventative measures to reduce the likelihood of being

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4
Feb

MhEST in Tree Planting Campaign, Targets 50,000 Seedlings

Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) will from 6 February, 2020 embark on a tree planting campaign in Zomba rural aimed at conserving the environment. The two-week exercise will see the charitable organisation lead other stakeholders in planting over 50,000 fruit and indigenous trees. MhEST Senior Programmes Officer Spencer Bandawe said: “We’re collaborating with 137 Community-based Organisations (CBOs), traditional leaders

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19
Dec

Five Street-Connected Children Graduate from Bwalo Initiative TVET Programme

Five street-connected children from Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 graduated from Bwalo Initiative’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme. The five students, aged between 15 and 18, joined 17 others from Emmanuel International in successfully completing the 6-month programme featuring courses in carpentry and joinery, tailoring fashion and design, brick laying and

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22
Jul

MhEST, Bwalo MoU to benefit street-connected children

Six street-connected children affiliated to Mlambe Health and Social Trust (MhEST) have been enrolled into Bwalo Initiative’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations. The admission ceremony took place on Wednesday, 17 July, 2019 in Zomba during World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) week, as Malawi and the international community

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