Child Registration

Child Registration Adopted 2000

The responsibly for registering a child lies with the FOMO Centre committees based in Mulanje District of Malawi.

A FOMO beneficiary is a person between the ages of  2 and 16 years

Criteria for registration as a FOMO beneficiary:

The Child must:

  1. live in Mulanje District of Malawi
  2. be classed as finically vulnerable, ( i.e. the child’s combined family income must be at or below the minimum wage)
  3. have lost both parents or have lost their mother
  4. attend school either FOMO nursery, state primary or state or FOMO secondary school

A child under the age of 16 and has a disability may register a FOMO beneficiary.

A child with a disability and who registered before their 16th year may continue to receive benefits from FOMO.

A child registered before their 16 year may continue to receive benefits from FOMO , providing they in full time education (ie Standard one to 8 or form 1 to 4.)

A child that does not attend the nominated FOMO centre on a regular basis will be deregistered as a FOMO child.

All children between the ages of 2 and 6 years may attend a FOMO nursery. Children that meet the above criteria 1,2 and 3 may attend the nursery free of charge. Children between the ages of 2 and 6 years who do not qualify for a free place will pay a nominal amount set by the individual FOMO centre committee.