MANAD banner during deaf awarenesss campaign Power to the people: deaf casting vote during general assembly Part of delegates who attended 2012 General Assembly MANAD Branches capacity building- Members of Zomba Carpentry and Sewing group A newly elected board Members of MANAD NEC meeting FAD donor representative

Official website of Malawi National Association of the Deaf (MANAD)

B. ChimenyaMalawi National Association of the Deaf (MANAD) is a non-profit making association of the deaf people with more than 2,500 members across the country. MANAD was formed in 1992 and is registered under the Trustee Incorporation Act of 4th January 1996. The formation of the association was necessitated to cater for the welfare and the interest of the deaf within the boundaries of Malawi. The association is affiliated to the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and the Federation of Disability Organizations (FEDOMA). read more

Inset: Mr B. Chimenya-Current MANAD Executive Director

MANAD News Feeds

MANAD Launch Website
In an effort to make the organization information universal accessible, Malawi National Association of the Deaf launched a website which was constructed with funding from the Finnish Association of the Deaf (FAD). The website ... read more
MANAD train Board, Secretariat and Advocancy committee in capacity Building
MANAD had a two week long capacity building workshop for Board members, management and advocacy committee members. The training was organised to equip the members with knowledge and capacity in different areas based on the field of responsibility.... read more
International Deaf Week is celebrated annually by deaf people worldwide during the last full week of September. The 2014 IDW will be held in Rumphi from .. read more
MEC Accredit MANAD
VoteMr. Michael Kakatera, Malawi Human Rights Commission, Lilongwe, requested MEC to explain the measures it has put in place for the minority people such as the physically challenged, blind, deaf, who are usually ignored to participate in elections? Response: Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has accredited several organization including Malawi National Association of the Deaf (MANAD), This accreditation was aimed at .... read more

Malawi’s Deaf Association breaks barriers on HIV, Aids (BNL Times)
VoteMalawi National Association of the Deaf (Manad) says some of its members, who could not be reached with HIV and Aids messages due to communication barriers, will now enjoy the same courtesy of peer educators training.
MANAD Executive Director Byson Chimenya said this in Mangochi on Friday during the closing of a weeklong peer educators training workshop which brought together 20 deaf participants from seven districts across the country. The training was.... read more

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