About Community Health Rights Advocacy

Community Health Rights Advocacy (CHeRA) is a MSW led and focused health rights advocacy non-governmental organisation established in 2017 based in Lilongwe the capital city of Malawi.


CheRA strives to be dependable and follow through on commitments by being open and honest when communicating with others.


We operate in a way that creates openness in the communities we operate in. This  creates trust and leads to implementation of objectives.


CHeRA is able to fulfill the tasks they are assigned, via its staff and personnel in order to fulfill or further the goals of the organization.


CHeRA has a skillset that goes beyond what an ordinary organization has. We are timely and implement projects on time.

Just Some Numbers

In our years of  existence we have been able to, achieve the following.

Focus Districts
Individuals Reached
Years Of Experience
Our Core Values


Community Health Rights Advocacy (CHeRA) has conducted HIV Prevention and Linkage to treatment outreach campaign targeting MSW in 3 priority districts of Malawi under a funding arrangement with UNAIDS. The campaigns successfully reached out to over 250 MSW, distributed over 30 000 condoms and lubricants and linked 6 HIV positive MSW to care and treatment on site


To reduce vulnerability of Male Sex Workers and MSM to abuse and HIV by engaging health care providers, law and policy makers, law enforcers, traditional leaders and the public for inclusivity in all aspects of human development without any form of prejudice or discrimination through feasible community empowerment mechanisms.


For the enjoyment of human rights for all regardless of their sexual orientation or preferred avenue of employment