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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

Guest blog: Geoffrey’s Experience Interning with CYD
By cydmalawi Jul 09, 2021

For the past months I have had the privilege of working with Center for Youth and Development (CYD) as an ICT

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When one woman thrives, the whole community thrives
By cydmalawi Jul 01, 2021

On our recent monitoring visit, we went above and beyond. The team walked on foot for about 2 hours, through steep

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CYD Partners MUTAG to demystify Girl child challenges
By cydmalawi Jun 28, 2021

The Centre for Youth and Development has collaborated with the Mzuzu University Theatre Arts Group to produce an adapted theatrical production

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