The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) has granted MK 93 million to Mlindi Cooperative of Neno district for value addition to its Pigeon peas (Nandolo) farming.
Women seeking family planning services at Neno district hospital have lamented a systematic compulsory HIV test approach by health authorities where they are being asked to go for the test before accessing the services, describing this as counter safe-motherhood approach.
The Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has concluded its one-and-a-half-year anti- Malaria prevention project in Neno district where it has imparted preventive knowledge to key stakeholders such as faith leaders, politicians, and learners among others.
The country's power supply body ESCOM says it is failing to maintain faulty transformers across the country due to low supply of the transformers by local manufacturers who have only thirteen out of the required eighty.
Neno district hospital has stopped providing food to patients admitted to the facility which has forced the patients to sound SOS to the hospital management and government saying this is compromising their health.
Evidence Action has initiated a three-year project in Neno district where it is installing chlorine dispensers in all water sources to minimize waterborne diseases.
Learners in Neno district have been advised to embrace the culture of preserving both natural and manmade forests to minimize natural disasters.
Chiefs in Neno have asked Ministry of National Unity to reverse its stand of accommodating only chiefs with degrees in the National Peace Commission.
The Neno Social Welfare Office with funding from the World Bank has committed to construct fifteen Early Childhood Development Centres in the district in a bid to promote early education for underprivileged children in hard to reach areas.
People of Neno district through their council chairperson, Jeseph Chiphaliwali and Traditional Authority Mlauli have experienced disappointment with the vice president’s decision to hold the districts' reform meetings in the neighboring Mwanza district owing to bad road condition.