Patasani Village

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Patasani village chief

Patasani Village, on the East Bank of the Shire River in Chikhwawa District, is a small community located at the foothills of the Thyolo escarpment.

The community falls under the care of Chief Patasani (pictured left)and the health surveillance assistant Wineles Chatonera 

Essential Statistics:

  • Population of 322 people living in 76 households in 83 dwellings.
  • 62% household coverage for latrines
  • Community is serviced by 1 gravity fed tap located within the village with poor drainage and sporadic service.
  • Distance to the nearest health facility is less than 1km. Committees represented in the community include: Village Health Committee, Water Point Committee, Forestry Committee, the Village bank (also in Chimoto Village) and the DAPP Women’s Agricultural Committee.

Refer to the Patasani Village Profile for full details.