From Left to right.; Viwemi Chavula (Executive Director, CCSS), Rt. Hon. Catherine Gotani Hara (Speaker of Malawi National Assembly) and Mercy Chikadza (SNP- Programmes Officer, CCSS)

In its continued quest to achieve programming coordination and leadership, the Center for Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) team met the Speaker of the National Assembly Rt. Honorable Catherine Gotani Hara on February 21 to appraise her on the status of the Scottish National Party West Minister Foundation support. A number of programming areas were discussed including the finalization of the PWC strategic plan (blue print for the Caucus), visibility and profiling of the Caucus, Demystifying negative stereotypes of women in leadership through the Anti-Hate Campaign and Gender Responsive Budgeting analysis of the 2023/24 Financial Year.