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Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO)

Zomba, Malawi
Joined August 2018

Non-governmental organization committed to empowering the youth, women and children; promoting good health, human rights and democracy in Malawi.



Presence in: Malawi
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Family, Gender-based violence, Health, Women's Rights

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND

Youth Net and Counseling YONECO is a leading youth serving Non Governmental Organization established in 1997 to respond to the social economic challenges affecting youth, women and children. YONECO has offices in the 11 districts of Lilongwe, Mchinji, Ntchisi, Rumphi, Nkhatabay, Ntcheu, Balaka, Machinga, Mangochi, Mulanje and Zomba while also implementing projects with national level coverage. The organization boasts of innovative strategies of reaching out to youth, women and children. Among the key innovations of YONECO are the National Helpline services, operating a first ever community of interest national radio station (YFM) in the NGO sector, vibrant IT department which reaches out to project beneficiaries through various social media platforms and receives feedback from beneficiaries. YONECO also has a children’s band and cultural troupe for community mobilization and information dissemination.

VISION

A self- reliant, healthy and resilient society that respects human rights and democratic values

MISSION STATEMENT

YONECO is a non-governmental organization that is committed to empowering the youth, women and children; promoting good health, human rights and democracy; adapting and mitigating effects of climate change; and conducting research for evidence based programming and advocacy.

OUR VALUES

  • Integrity
  • Team work
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Confidentiality
  • Respect for human dignity

People Associated With This Organization

Comfort Maye Chizinga

Malawi  
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO)
Joined August 2018
Interests: Gender-based violence
a young female human right activist who is a nurse by profession. working in a non government organization as a coordinator of a project that offers HIV/human rights services to marginalized population which include female sex worker, adolescents girls and orphans/vulnerable children. a human rights activist. i would like to join the network to get knowledgeable on how we can improve access to human rights for marginalized population and also get an experience on how others do it from other areas.
Comfort Maye Chizinga is the network champion (main point of contact) for Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO).

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