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2010
March, 2010:
Received funding from JCTUK which was used for the following:

  • NGO Board Fees, and Council for Non Governmental Organizations in Malawi (CONGOMA) fees
  • Audit fees, purchase of footballs, Ground/fixed phone, camera, bicycles and cement

Footballs for Malawi

March and April 2010
With funding from MUMS

  • Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama program areas.

Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama program

May 2010:
Received funding from JCTUK and Action Aid International that was used for the following: follows:

  • Social Audit training
  • Treatment Literacy training
  • Star review meeting
  • Land rights training

Social Audit training
This training was conducted to empower the community in measuring the impact, understanding and reporting what is happening in the project carried out in their communities. The training was conducted at area 25 Lilongwe and it was a residential. The facilitator was from Ministry of Gender, Women and Child Development and all sessions were handled by Mrs M.Kanjirawaya a Community Development Assistant.

The training involved 20 participants. These were from Community Based Organization and star circle leaders (reflect cycles) from T/A Mtema, Chitukula and Kabudula.

The objective of the training were;

  • To equip the participants with knowledge on how to carryout social audit within the project.
  • To enhance ownership in projects in the communities
  • To impart skills on how to measure project impact.
  • To promote accountability and transparency within the project participant

Treatment Literacy training
The training was for 5 days with the aim of giving knowledge to people living with HIV on how they can eat the six groups of food and how to take ARVs. The training took place in Nsanje district it has been discovered that Nsanje is the leading in having high cases of HIV/AIDS compared to other district we are operating.

Star review meeting
JCT conducted participatory STAR facilitators meeting of 24 participants from our catchments areas of T/A Mtema, Chitukula, Kabudula in Lilongwe. The participants were boys and girls, men and women who are potential exchange agents of the project. The meeting was aimed at improving skills of participants in facilitating STAR approach. The facilitators were identified by our partner Action Aid and they employed participatory methods in the meeting and some of the methods were group work, discussion, case studies, lecturing question and answers, role play and drama. The total number of participants during the meeting was 10 women and 14 men. The training ran for 5 days.

Land rights training
In Malawi, land is a basic resource for sustainable livelihoods.  The training was aimed at empowering the Malawians with knowledge that will reduce the selling of land to foreigners. The training also helped government extension workers to enforce land rights laws that favour poor people in the communities.

June 2010
Received funding from Honourable Aipira used for purchasing soya beans flour for a project in Mangochi.

With funding from MUMS

  • Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama program areas.

July 2010
With funding from MUMS

  • Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zomba program areas

August 2010
With funding from JCTUK – procured tree seedlings.

Planting trees in Malawi

With funding from Action Aid International – held a ‘star’ review meeting. The star review meeting aimed at sharing experience to all ‘star’ committee members on how they implemented some programs and discovered solutions where they did not do well.

With funding from MUMS

  • Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama program areas.

September 2010
With funding from JCTUK – Procurement of vita meals for Nsanje and Chitipa and transportation of the same.

Procurement of vita meals for Nsanje and Chitipa

With funding from JCTUK – Procurement of seedlings and polythene tubes and procurement of legume seeds.

seedlings and polythene tubes

With funding from UNFPA conducted the following events:-

  • Treatment literacy training on HIV/AIDS
  • Sensitization meetings on HIV/AIDS

Treatment literacy training on HIV/AIDS.
JCT with support from UNFPA conducted training in treatment literacy for the people living with HIV/AIDS virus in order to equip them with knowledge on how they can take medications and food. The training was attended by 30 people living with HIV in Chitipa. After the training everyone was given a task of establishing a support group for people who are living positive with HIV/AIDS in their villages.

Sensitization meetings on HIV/AIDS
Female condom training - JCT with support from UNFPA organized a three days training on female condom for 22 volunteers and 8 staff. The aim of the training was to ensure that sexually active persons at risk of HIV/STIs are motivated to use condoms, have access to quality condoms, and can use them consistently and correctly.  JCT with support from UNFPA trained sex workers and male and female motivators on the use of female and male condoms but have seen that there is a need to have a training on female condom so that participants should know how to address both the supply and demand for good quality condoms, as well as the environment, which is the critical operating framework through which access to and use of condoms is ensured.  

http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2005/condom_prog2.pdf

Training - The training took place at Mutu village T/A Mtema in Lilongwe district.  The target groups were JCT staff and volunteers from T/A Kabudula, Mtema and Chitukula. The workshop was participatory mainly - questions and answers, case studies, lecturing, role play and drama.  

Training Day

October 2010
With funding from MUMS

  • Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama program areas

With funding from Action Aid International had a capacity building training in project management

November 2010

  • Procurement of herbal garden materials with funding from National AIDS Commission and JCTUK

With funding from MUMS

  • Procurement of soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama program areas
  • Procurement of shallow well materials

soya beans flour for Malili, Nasala and Zama

 

With funding from Evangelical Assemblies of God.

  • Procurement of plastic chairs for JCT primary school.

Chairs for the school children

December 2010
With funding from MUMS

  • Construction of feeding shelter at Nasala and Zama program areas

Feeding shelter

 


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