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PICTORIAL: Senior Chief Kachindamoto unveiled as Brand Ambassador for ending child marriages

Written by  Chikondi Chimala

Lilongwe, 18 November 2017: Senior Chief Kachindamoto was Friday unveiled as World Vision Brand Ambassador for Malawi at a ceremony that took place at Mtakataka in Dedza District.

The 49 year-old chief, whose real name is Theresa Kachindamoto has had a personal hand in terminating 2,549 child marriages from 2004 when she started the fight leading to the girls going back to school and as a testament to her efforts and in 2017 academic year, three of such girls were selected to pursue further education in national public universities in the country.

Our Chikondi Chimala attended the function and herewith a pictorial of the event.

Presidential Advisor on Safe Motherhood HIV  AIDS and Population Callista Mutharika unveils Senior Chief Kachindamoto

World Vision Country Director Hazel Nyathi says Children must be protected at all costs from early marriages

 

Marching for children: From left to right - Kachindamoto, Nyathi  and Mutharika

Presidential Advisor on Safe Motherhood HIV  AIDS and Population Callista Mutharika speaks during the function

Nyathi makes a statement during the function

Back from an early marriage: a girl gives testimony during the event

Bicycles for the chief to help fight early child marriages

 

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