Andiamo Youth Cooperative Trust (AYCT) held its end of contracts General Assembly on Saturday, 22 December 2012 in Umodzi Hall of Andiamo Education Institutions (AEI).
Speaking during the assembly, Fr. Mario Pacifici who is one of the founding trustees of AYCT, said during the past four years, there have been some improvements.
Fr. Mario said there have been structural improvement and “radical” improvement of people’s mentality. He singled out Alleluya band members for giving an example of what hard work is all about.
Speaking before him was Andrew Galeta, the Executive Director of AYCT. In his speech he thanked the community of AYCT for a job well done in the past four years. He asked the Andiamo community to work for the common good and not to always expect to he helped.
Different people spoke at the General Assembly. Christabel Makako who spoke on behalf the Human Resource Coordinator made the opening speech.
While Mr. Murowere spoke on behalf of the community of AYCT, Bwanali, Murowa, Mwale and Mbewe spoke for AEI, Nursery Schools, Comfort Community Hospital and Marandimo Building Contractors respectively.
Jackson Kafadala of “Tinyadire Moyo Project” was given a special time to share with the community of AYCT about HIV/AIDS.
Jack’s message was simple. AIDS is real. Sick people can’t develop the country. “Please take care.”
During the same assembly Fr. Mario rewarded few people for different reason. These included Thom Kapasule, Noel Kankhwani, Anna Njoloma, Andrew Galeta, and Ale and Vale.
Ale and Vale are a couple that has been with an Andiamo community for seven years now. Constitutionally, they can vote in the next Malawi’s tripartite general elections! Fr. Mario gave them a special carving made of ebony.
Speaking after receiving his reward from Fr. Mario, Thom Kapasule said he has received a lot of help from the Cooperative Trust but to be recognized before all the community of AYCT was “special”.
AYCT closes Monday 24 December and new contracts start on 28 January 2013. AYCT functions on four pillars; Education, Health Care, Social Development, and Sports and Culture.
By Our Reporter