The Malawi Scotland Partnership conducted its first in person regional meeting in the Northern Region after 2 years. This was due to the COVID-19 pandemic that made such meetings impossible as the Government laid out public gathering regulations. The meeting had over 40 participants from different member organisations.
The meeting aimed to have members network, share updates and also elect new members into the clusters executive committee.
The meeting was chaired by the Clusters Chair Person James Gondwe who’s also the Executive Director of Centre for Youth and Development.
In his opening remarks the Chair called on the need for members to revamp the cluster and also emphasized the importance of members to pay their membership fees to strengthen the capacity for the MaSP to hold more meetings and capacity building trainings.
Also speaking at the meeting was MaSP’s Climate Change Coordinator Hendricks Nkhata, who briefed the participant’s highlights from the project and gave a presentation on organic fertilizer creation.
Members also took time to voice out suggestions on how they feel MaSP can better help them in their respective organisations, with the meeting concluding with the election of new cluster executive members Lusungu Chibambo, Rafaella Kamkota and Kingston Chirwa to lead the Energy, WASH and Gender strands respectively.