Malawi Youth Charles Lipenga Rocks The World: Wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award for Africa and Europe

Charles Lipenga of Malawi, founder of the Maestros  Leadership Team, has been selected as the 201 7 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year  – Africa & Europe Region . The adjudication panel was extremely impressed by his exceptional contribution to development work, particularly around this year’s theme
Celebrating Young People’s Contribution to achieving the SDG s .


The Maestros Leadership Team is a youth – led organisation that has trained more than 10,000 young people as part of a ‘Let’s Do This’ campaign , wit h volunteers across Malawi and 22
other countries .

Mr Lipenga also led an initiative called Project Inspired that raised funds for 1,000 student scholarships and adopted a government secondary school in Blantyre,
Malawi.


Mr Lipenga is in London to receive his award at a ceremony at Marlborough House this morning. The High Commissioner Mr. Kena Mphonda and Second Secretary Political Affairs Ms Carolyne Kaliati will represent the Malawi Government. 

One Response to "Malawi Youth Charles Lipenga Rocks The World: Wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award for Africa and Europe"

  1. James Mafuta   March 16, 2017 at 5:10 am

    He is the kind of good future leaders Malawi is looking forward to have.
    Brother Charles Sir, you are a great leader in making.
    I can see you becoming the first citizen in our nation just in the near future.
    Thank you for being a God fearing and a visionary man.

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