Archbishop Msusa applauds CWO on TEVETA trainings


 Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa of Archdiocese of Blantyre has applauded Catholic Women Organisation (CWO) for empowering women under the Technical Entrepreneurial and Vocation Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) program.

Speaking at Mendulo Parish in Mulanje district during the awarding ceremony of certificates to women who have completed their training on vocation skills, Archbishop Msusa said the training has ensured economic empowerment to the women.

Archbishop Msusa visiting the stand of display of some of the products made by CWO women

Archbishop Msusa added that the training is to help in narrowing the economic gap between women who are in rural and urban areas of this country.

“First am happy that this training is in line with our strategic plan of the Archdiocese of Blantyre, Our strategic plans looks forward to uplift people lives spiritually at the same time their empowerment in other areas” said Msusa.

The Catholic leader in the Archdiocese of Blantyre added further that the Church is to ensure that more women have been reached with vocation skills in all the eight deaneries under the Archdiocese.

“I was quite impressed with the women who have trained in various skills, many of them are a bit order, that is the spirit that we looking forward to see in this country to empower everyone in this country” He added.

Msusa also commended CWO, for the love of the Catholic faith through prayers and unity among women.

Archbishop Msusa poses for group photo with trained CWO women

His Grace added further reminded CWO members that they are servants of God and that they must continue serving others.

Chairperson of CWO in the Archdiocese of Blantyre Lucy Vokhiwa urged women who have been trained in various vocational skills to train more women in the archdiocese of Blantyre.

Over sixty thousand CWO women in the Archdiocese of Blantyre have been trained in various vocation skills including tailoring, poultry and bakery.

The vocational skills are expected to be conducted in all the forty three parishes in eight deaneries of the Archdiocese of Blantyre.