NYCOM unveils Youth Fund ambassadors
The National Youth Council of Malawi-NYCOM has unveiled brand ambassadors it’s program, the Youth Innovation Fund.
Award winning musician, Kelly Kay and social media influencer, Pemphero Mphande are the face of the fund which seeks to promote youths across Malawi.
Speaking during the unveiling ceremony, NYCOM CEO, Dingi Jere said the two are key in achieving what the innovation basket seeks to promote.
“These ambassadors will help us carry the message to the young people across Malawi as well as partners and stakeholders,” he said.
Added the CEO: “The two have been chosen because of their influence on fellow youths plus what they are doing in society.”
While Kell Kay is into music and art for transformation, Mphande runs the
Forum for AIDS Counseling and Training which focuses on HIV and Aids related services, among others.
The social media influencer applauded NYCOM for recognizing him, calling it an opportunity to serve the youths of Malawi.
“This partnership is an honor as it speaks to me personally. The concept and idea of a Youth Innovation Fund is something I have personally worked on before as an individual.
“It was called ‘Mtukule Mzako’. So now, I will be able to represent the same idea on a national level. This is so exciting,” said Mphande.
The Youth Innovation Fund seeks to bring youths together and raise funds that support innovative ideas.