SDA church women cleanup Blantyre District Council

Malawi: A group of women from the Seventh Day Adventist Church conducted a clean-up exercise of the Blantyre District Council. The cleanup initiative  was hosted by the SDA group earlier this week, in an effort to promote cleanliness and spiritual uplifting.

The religious and social organization has been heavily involved in the community sensitization programmes. They have maintained that they are working for the overall development and upliftment of the community.


The women worked hard to sweep and clean the area of their focus. The witnesses suggest that after the cleanup drive, the council’s surroundings had been positively transformed. The members of the organization have also encouraged the members of the community to participate.

They also talked about their motivation to organize this cleanup drive. The Seventh Day Adventist Church women also thanked the god for the success of their initiative.

After the conclusion of the clean up campaign, the participants of the also talked about their success with the media. Director of Women and Children for Malawi Conference for the South, Tendai Mambala said the initiative is done in different special places.

The targeted spaces include prisons, hospitals, markets and orphanages.

“We want to keep the surroundings clean and also motivate workers through the word of God so that they should not lose hope. We believe that by serving our community, we are also serving God,” Mambala said.

She pledged that the SDA Women Ministry will continue their efforts to maintain cleanliness and hygine in the community. They pledged to  clean other places, pointing out that in the previous week they had swept Limbe and Blantyre markets.


The women noted that this is a way of promoting cleanliness and preaching the gospel, noting that cleanliness is close to godliness.

Blantyre City Council (BCC) Public Relations Officer, Deborah Luka commended the SDA Women Ministry for cleaning BCC premises, saying this is complementing the clean-up initiatives carried out by the council.

“As BCC, we do clean up campaigns symbolically to make sure that residents should adopt and embrace the concept and it is the responsibility of every city resident to keep the surroundings clean,” Luka said.