Chimoto Village

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Chimoto Chief

Chimoto Village, on the East Bank of the Shire River in Chikhwawa District, is a small community located on the flood plains of the river making the area open and exposed.

The community falls under the care of Group Village Headman Chimoto and the health surveillance assistant Wineles Chatonera.

Essential Statistics:

  • Population of 433 people living in 96 households
  • 54% household coverage for latrines
  • Community is serviced by 1 functioning borehole
  • Community is located just off the main East Bank Road next to the Shire River flood plain.
  • Distance to the nearest health facility is 1km.
  • Community is home to an under 5 nursery which offers feeding to the children who attend.
  • Committees represented in the community include: Village Development committee, Village Health Committee, Water Point Committee, Forestry Committee, Village bank and Nursery school committee.

Refer to the Chimoto Village Profile for full details.

Chimoto village scene