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Education Community Empowerment Water, Sanitation and hygiene. ICT for Development
Education
We aim to promote access to high quality education for disadvantaged children and young people.
Community Empowerment
We aim to secure sustainable entrepreneurial Opportunities, Employment, civic voice and rights for Youth and Women
Water, Sanitation and hygiene.
We aim to increase equitable access to safe drinking water and sanitation in rural communities and under-served Peri-urban communities.
ICT for Development
We aim to promote innovative ICT solutions to foster social and economic development

Who we are?

Centre for Youth and Development is a local development non-governmental organization with an innovative people-led approach to delivering United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Children, Youth and Women are the main focus of our development work, and all of our interventions are anchored and centred on sectors of Education, Health and Economic Empowerment, empowering individuals so they build opportunities and responsibilities to develop societies in which others have the right to do better. 

 

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Our work aligns with 8 of 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Our work directly impacts over 50,000 individuals across Malawi each year.​
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We currently lead 14 community-driven projects across Malawi.

Our pathways for change

Education

The Overall goal is to promote access to high quality education for disadvantaged children and young people in the targeted locations across all levels of education in Malawi from Early childhood development through to tertiary education

Healthier Lives

The Overall goal is to secure sustained health for children, youth and women in target locations by tackling underlying key causes of ill health, primarily focussing our attention on WASH, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) adoption of positive health behaviours.

Empowerment

The Overall goal is to secure sustainable income and food security for children, youth and women in target locations by expanding opportunities in entrepreneurship, agriculture, Employment, civic voice and rights and general community development.

LATEST NEWS

Empowering women through SHG Approach
By cydmalawi Jun 03, 2021

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Improving Access to ICT Program in Malawi
By cydmalawi May 11, 2021

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Guest blog: Wongani Phiri’s Experience Interning with CYD
By cydmalawi May 05, 2021

I have an amazing opportunity to work as a full-time, Intern for the Centre for Youth and Development. This opportunity has

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