As a wrap to her familiarization tour, the Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Honorable Cecilia Chazama MP visited STEKA Child Care Centre where she applauded the commendable work STEKA is doing in providing psycho-social therapy, education, accommodation, clothing and food to children.
Step Kids Awareness (STEKA) is a child care Centre run as a family located in Blantyre to provide parental care and love to needy and underprivileged children and youths. So far STEKA has managed to send some of its children for tertiary education and wishes to employ their graduates once they have been re-integrated to work at STEKA Vocational and Technical College which is under construction.
The Minister also recognized Golden Peacock Sagecoa hotel for donating items amounting to 2 million kwacha as Christmas gifts in form of beddings, food, stationery, play materials, and cleaning materials as these materials will assist in the advancement of the country at large.
“I would like to assure Malawians that Government is working very hard to support vulnerable children in the country. Government has enacted various legal frameworks and thus created an enabling environment for children to flourish, ” said Chazama.