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Golomoti Active AIDS Support Organization (GASO)

Dedza, Malawi
Joined November 2017

GASO currently works in T.A Kachindamoto in Dedza district, Central Malawi. We have programs on Health, Human rights, Women Empowerment, Education, Environment and Access to Justice

Presence in: Malawi
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Golomoti Active AIDS Support Organization (GASO) is a community based NGO working in rura communities in Dedza, Malawi. The organization serves women, Children, men, youth including people with disabilities. GASO has programs on Health, Human rights, Women Empowerment, Education, Environment and Access to Justice. We serve a population of just over 100,000 people. In these communities poverty is at its best and usually preventing people from accessing justice more especially women who are facing Gender based violence and other social injustices. Gaso works to support such vulnerable groups of people by providing education on relevant laws and paralegal services.

People Associated With This Organization

Justin Chimangeni

Malawi  
Golomoti Active AIDS Support...
Joined November 2017
Interests: Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am a community based human rights defender, leader and founder of a community based organization called Golomoti Active AIDS Support Organization(GASO) found in one of the remotest areas in Dedza District in Malawi. GASO has worked to empower rural people from this area of Traditional Authority Kachindamoto (Female Chief) who has always supported our work in this community. I have led thi organization for over 12 years now.

By joining Grassroots this network I hope to meet more or equally experienced colleagues from around the world in empowering the people to know and use the laws that govern them . I hope to learn more from these colleagues through the discussions and other activities of this forum and apply or replicate the best practices in my rural community.
Justin Chimangeni is the network champion (main point of contact) for Golomoti Active AIDS Support Organization (GASO).

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