An empowered society with requisite capacity, and is able to provide adequate health, HIV prevention, quality care and livelihood support services to all the vulnerable.
Summary Description of your Organization
Mponela AIDS Information and Counselling Centre (MAICC) is a Malawian local Non-Governmental Organization, with its headquarters located at Mponela trading center in Dowa District.
It was initiated in 1992 by the District Health Office (DHO) and community members who were compelled by the devastation caused by the HIV and AIDS epidemic to the surrounding communities
In 2005 MAICC was registered under NGO ACT with the Registrar General, Malawi NGO Board and is a member of Council for Non-Governmental Organization in Malawi.
In a drive to contribute to the reduction of poverty and suffering of communities in rural and semi-towns, MAICC is involved in more comprehensive preventive, supportive and community strengthening interventions through implementing integrated social and economic development aimed at empowering communities to fight poverty and exclusion. These programmes are crucial in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and in fighting poverty and exclusion. MAICC ensures that community participation, social and gender inclusion, climate adaptation, political engagement and capacity building issues are at the centre of programming. MAICC play a very crucial role by complementing government efforts through partnership and implementation roles in diverse and integrated interventions.
MAICC is led by a competent Board that provide overall program oversight and guidance. Secretariat is head by Executive Director who is responsible for assembling team of staff, including managers, technical experts and expatriates, and support staff. The Secretariat act as coordinating body, playing a role in overall program development, management training and support, managing relations with Government departments, partners, donor agencies, and NGOs, financial management, strategic planning, program planning, coordination and evaluation, and monitoring and reporting.