Lilongwe, World Vision Malawi (WVM) Central Zone financially supported the regional Students’ Christian Organisation of Malawi (SCOM) in pulling off a memorable Easter Conference for young people.
The event was in celebration of the death and resurrection of Christ the single act that brought salvation for all Christians world-wide.
The conference was organised by SCOM and held in six districts within the region including Salima, Kasungu, Dowa, Ntchisi, Lilongwe, Dedza and Mchinji.
Over 3,060 secondary school students were in attendance, of which 2,454 and 606 were girls and boys respectively.
Close to 300 teachers and patrons attended the conferences.
General Secretary for SCOM, Patrick Kaudzu Wednesday in Lilongwe highlighted that the programme line up which encompassed a lot helpful content and activities.
He pointed out that the objectives of the conference was among others, to impart knowledge on the need to have a well-rounded life, spiritually, socially, academically and physically.
We taught the students on topics ranging from academic excellence, sex and sexuality, personal financial management, SCOM and World Vision talks and leadership, Kaudzu said.
The General Secretary added that they took time to award students that excelled during their Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE).
We believe these will help build a generation of responsible citizens and active members for the church and society, Kaudzu added.
WVM donated a total of K11, 748,950 to the different districts that participated in the conferences.
Source: MANA Online