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CRWB Receives ATI Compliance Certificate

Central Region Water Board: A Beacon of Transparency

In the heart of Malawi, a remarkable achievement has shone a spotlight on the Central Region Water Board. In 2023, amidst a rigorous assessment by the Malawi Human Rights Commission, this vital institution secured the prestigious third position out of the twelve organizations, showcasing their unwavering commitment to transparency and accountability. At the heart of this achievement stands Jacqueline Nyirenda, the “Information Officer” of Central Region Water Board, who proudly represented CRWB team as she received the coveted Certificate of Recognition from the Minister of Information and Digitization, Honourable Moses Kunkuyu.

The journey of the Central Region Water Board towards this remarkable recognition has been a testament to their dedication to the principles embodied in the Access to Information Act. This significant achievement underscores the critical role they play in ensuring that valuable information flows seamlessly to the people they serve.

This story is not just about an organization receiving an award; it is about a commitment to openness, a pledge to accountability, and a celebration of the right to access information for all. By achieving this milestone, CRWB sets a high standard for similar institutions across the nation.

As Jacqueline Nyirenda stood before the Minister of Information and Digitization, Honourable Moses Kunkuyu, to accept the Certificate of Recognition on behalf the Chief Executive Officer, the Board Chairperson, Management and staff of CRWB. It was a moment that celebrated the tireless efforts of an entire organization in ensuring that information is not a privilege but right for every citizen.

The "Chief Executive Officer" Engineer John Makwenda, the "Board Chairperson" Edison Mombera, and the entire staff of the Central Region Water Board have played a pivotal role in this accomplishment. Their collective efforts and their shared embrace of change have been instrumental in achieving this remarkable recognition.

This achievement is not just an accolade; it’s a testament to the principles that guide the Central Region Water Board’s operations. It serves as a shining example of what can be achieved when dedication, transparency and accountability are at core of an organization’s mission.

As CRWB continues its journey towards excellence in governance and information dissemination, they inspire not only their peers but the entire nation to uphold the principles of transparency and the right to access information. In their story, we find a beacon of hope, a symbol of progress and a reminder that, in the pursuit of good governance, every drop counts.