The country age network in Malawi is the Malawi Network for Older Persons Organisations (MANEPO). MANEPO is coordinated by Kalibu Ministries and is an umbrella body for all organisations implementing programmes for older persons in Malawi. They were formed in 2013 to strengthen the capacity of the sector to speak with one voice on the rights of older people as well as coordinate activities. To-date, they have 28 member organisations.
MANEPO is well recognized in the country as an authority on older people. They have ongoing dialogue with government and is regularly invited for consultation on older people policy and programmes. MANEPO is experienced in both advocacy and research.
MANEPO has expertise in the following thematic theme: