First Lady cheers inmates at Blantyre Prison

First Lady Madame Professor Gertrude Mutharika on Friday gave an early Christmas treat to inmates at Blantyre Prison where she donated assorted items which included cooking oil, soap, sugar, notebooks, parked lunch as well as some soft drinks. In her remarks, Mutharika said she is aware that the inmates miss their families because of being in incarceration and that is why she thought it wise to cheer the prisoners during the festive season. “You should not lose hope just…

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First Lady To Give Early Christmas To Inmates At Chichiri Prison

First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika will on Friday, December 21, 2018 cheer inmates at Chichiri Prison in Blantyre as part of this year’s Christmas celebrations. The First Lady is expected to deliver a message of hope to the inmates as Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. During the event, Prof. Mutharika will also feed the over 2000 inmates both male and female, housed at the prison. The function is expected to start at…

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Malawi First Lady to Champion set up of HIV/Aids Fund

The China Africa Business Council-CABC has appointed Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Mutharika to champion its resource mobilisation campaign aimed at helping countries sustain their HIV and Aids interventions. In the new campaign, which will target young people across China, will encourage the youth to set aside atleast 1 dollar for an HIV fund whose aim is to help countries access funding for their HIV and Aids programs. The campaign code named, Public Benefit International Competition will be implemented by…

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Malawi First Lady Interacts With Form 4 Students Of Ntcheu, Motivates Them To Excel In Education

In a move to motivate students to work hard and excel in their education, Malawi First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika on Friday interacted with Form 4 students of various secondary schools from Ntcheu district. The interface meeting which was held at New Era Girls Secondary School was held to inspire the students, as they are in their final year of secondary school. During the interaction, several students from institutions of higher learning came to give inspirational talks to the…

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STATEMENT  BY  HER EXCELLENCY, PROFESSOR GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA AT THE  LAUNCH OF THE ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS (EVAWG) CAMPAIGN

THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI STATEMENT  BY  HER EXCELLENCY, PROFESSOR GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, FIRST LADY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI  AT THE  LAUNCH OF THE ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS (EVAWG) CAMPAIGN  IN MCHINJI DISTRICT  Venue: Kochilira Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) Grounds THURSDAY, 6TH DECEMBER 2018 Cecilia Chazama, MP, Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare; Esmie Kainja, Secretary for Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Presidential Advisor On Women’s Affairs, Hon. Clara Makungwa; Japanese Ambassador to Malawi, H.E Madam Kae Yanagisawa;…

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First Lady Launches Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Campaign In Mchinji
Madame Mutharika addresses the audience upon the launch of ending violence against women and girl campaign in Mchinji

First Lady Madam Gertrude Mutharika has called on women and girls who are victims of gender based violence to report their cases to community leaders and service providers for remedial action. Madame Mutharika made the call at Kochilira Community Secondary School Ground on Thursday, when she officially presided over the Mchinji Launch of Ending Violence against women and Girls (EVAWG) campaign. “As a woman I am concerned when my fellow women are victimised and suffer in silence, some even…

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