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On the Spotlight: Amy Nagus

Today we shine the light on Amy Nagus who has been working with the Centre for Youth and Development as the Gender and Inclusion Advisor. It’s been an exciting four months with lots of lessons, adapting, and co-creating with Amy. She was recruited through a volunteer cooperation program with the...

Our Director delivers Keynote remarks at MASP AGM

On 17 December 2021, Executive Director James Gondwe delivered his keynote address on the main stage at the Malawi Scotland Partnership Annual General Meeting held in Lilongwe, Malawi. During his speech, the Executive Director discussed the theme “Intergenerational Leadership, resilience through youth-led innovations”. His core message was for both leaders...

Guest blog: Geoffrey’s Experience Interning with CYD

For the past months I have had the privilege of working with Center for Youth and Development (CYD) as an ICT Associate, mostly on its Access to ICT programme which have the objectives among which; improving access to learning resources to secondary schools in Malawi and reducing the digital divide...

When one woman thrives, the whole community thrives

On our recent monitoring visit, we went above and beyond. The team walked on foot for about 2 hours, through steep terrains to visit Mirriam Chirwa, an inspiring beneficiary and we could not resist but share her story. Mirriam like many others in Malawi was born into a family living...

CYD Partners MUTAG to demystify Girl child challenges

The Centre for Youth and Development has collaborated with the Mzuzu University Theatre Arts Group to produce an adapted theatrical production called “The Chief’s Blanket” written by Smith Likongwe and directed by Misheck Mzumara, Misheck Banda and William Maulidi. The play will be premiered in Mzuzu at the Mzuzu University...