Concerned DPP members writes Mutharika to help on funeral costs for Hope Chisanu

By Durell Namasani

Some concerned DPP members have written to the Party President Peter Mutharika concerned with the party’s lukewarm response in helping with funds to repatriate the body of the late Hope Chisanu who died in America on June 1st.

In a letter that 247 Malawi has seen, the concerned members writes “As you are aware Hope Chisanu was an integral part of our party’ operations  and a dedicated member who worked tirelessly to advance our cause . His contribution to DPP were invaluable and his passing is a significant loss to us all”

The late Hope Chisanu

Chisanu was  known for political programmes that supported the DPP regime during his tenure at national broadcaster MBC

Since his passing in America ,the family has issued a call  for assistance to repatriate the remains back to Malawi. A Go fund page has been set.

Malawi  remember Chisanu as an actor in films such as Seasons of a Life, The Last Fishing Boat, The Road to Sunrise, The Boy who harnessed the wind, All We Have is Us and many more.

But he was also a renowned broadcaster having made his name as a presenter on public broadcaster at Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). He was also a part time master of ceremony for various social and corporate events. At the time of his death, he had relocated to the United States.

So far only $2,842 USD has been raised of $25,000 target

The Go fund link for donations is ;