FIRST LADY IN DUBAI, SECURES TRAINING FOR MALAWIAN ONCOLOGISTS

The National Cancer Centre which is being constructed in Lilongwe in Malawi will soon have trained oncologists under the auspices of the Merck Foundation. Merck Foundation is a United States-based charitable organization that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people and advance their lives through science and technology. Speaking in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, during a meeting with the Malawi First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika, Chief Executive Officer of Merck Foundation Dr Rasha Kellej said the organization…

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FIRST LADY URGES MALAWIANS TO CARE FOR THE ELDERLY

First Lady Madame Gertrude Mutharika has called on people in the country to give all the necessary support to the elderly living within their communities. Mutharika made the call when she handed over a house she has built for Gogo Agnes Maria Sauzande at Tchereni Village in the area of Senior Chief Kanduku in Mwanza on Thursday. “Let us all join hands in looking after the elderly in the country by providing them with basic needs in their life,” said Mutharika. Madame Mutharika said there are many less privileged children and the elderly in different societies who need other people’s support. “We can give less privileged people anything…

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BEAM TRUST TAKES PART IN YOUTH CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN

The Beautify Malawi-BEAM Trust with its mandate to help keep surroundings and environments cleaner and greener, is taking part in the 2019 Youth Clean Up campaign which has been launched by the National Youth Council of Malawi-NYCOM. The exercise is an initiative by the NYCOM to encourage cleanliness among young people and promote youth participation in matters of cleanliness and environmental management. The month-long clean up campaign is running from Friday 15th March 2019 to 15th April 2019. The…

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MW FIRST LADY URGES WOMEN TO REMAIN UNITED

Malawi First Lady Prof. Gertrude Mutharika on Monday hosted a luncheon for Kasungu Zokonda Amayi women in fulfilment of a pledge she made in October 2018. The Kasungu Chapter of Zokonda Amayi scooped the first position in a competition involving all MBC Zokonda clubs, in which they showcased their various charity activities. At the annual Mothers’ Day celebration which coincided with MBC Zokonda Amayi, the First Lady pledged a luncheon at State House for the winning club and the…

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BEAM TRUST HAILED FOR UPLIFTING GIRLS EDUCATION

Shadow Parliamentarian for Nkhotakota South East Brenda Saidi has heaped praises at the First Lady’s Beautify Malawi-BEAM Trust for its efforts in uplifting the education of needy girls in the country. Saidi spoke on Friday when the Trust paid school fees to needy girls at Mkaika and Kasamba CDSS in Nkhotakota. According to Saidi, many girls in community day secondary school face economic challenges, that force them to drop out of school. ‘We are very pleased to note that…

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MW FIRST LADY ATTENDS ADVENTIST WOMEN WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

Just a day after attending the 2019 Women World Day of Prayer in Mangochi on Friday, Malawi First Lady, Prof. Gertrude Mutharika on Saturday attended the Seventh Day Adventist World Women Day of Prayer. The prayers are an annual event organised by women of Seventh Day Adventist world over. The prayers took place at the Lilongwe Church Campsite in Area 14. Below are pictures of the event;  

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