Posts by cydmalawi

CYD and MSA Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

On September 22, at 10:00 PM in Seattle, Washington and September 23, 7:00 AM in Mzuzu, Malawi, both the Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) and Malawi Seattle Association (MSA) met virtually to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the organizations. Both the CYD and MSA have congruent goals and strives to promote education...

TAKULANDILANI – Welcoming Our Newest WUSC E-Volunteer, Caitlin Wieja

Caitlin Wieja is an e-volunteer for World University Service of Canada (WUSC-EUMC) as the Digital Communications Advisor for the Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) in Malawi and started August 21st. She will be volunteering for 4 months and will help implement communication strategies and social media management to develop...

KNH Donates Motorcycle to Centre for Youth and Development

Our very own, Centre for Youth and Development Programs Lead, Yewo Msiska, has been handed over the donated motorcycle by Eleazar Mkundika, from Kindernothilfe, to support the CYD’s project to improve household incomes and political participation of 4200 SHG women by 2022. Receiving the donated motorcycle and laptop from Kindernothilfe...

Bridging the digital divide for rural Schools in Malawi

We have been deploying computers to schools in Malawi for the past 4 years and one of the biggest challenges we continue to face in utilizing these important resources in rural and off-grid communities is access to power. According to ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ only 11% of the total population...

Hear Her Voice

In the midst of Covid-19, the need for accurate data to understand girls’ lives and needs has never been more true than it is now. As a local implementation of the Technology Girls Ambassadors of the Girl Effect, we are delighted to share Hear Her Voice – a digital diaries...