About Community Health Rights Advocacy

Community Health Rights Advocacy (CHeRA)is a non-governmental organisation, led by a young versatile team, focused on advocating for the health rights of minority groups in Malawi. Established in 2017, CHeRA is based in Lilongwe the capital city of Malawi and running operations in six core districts.


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

As Community Health Rights Advocacy 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 in 6 priority districts of Malawi under a funding arrangement with KPIF and PEPFAR, USAID. In addition CHeRA has a network of Peer Navigators, Peer Educators , and Outreach workers equipped and able to reach, refer and enroll minority groups and ensure continuum of care.


To reduce vulnerability of minority groups 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 background and social status or preferred avenue of employment