Posts by cydmalawi

GUEST BLOG: Philanthropy that makes us global

It has been a difficult road for many when it comes to accessing computer based learning in Malawi. The struggle for many learners has been evident as many people in our city were most likely to start using computers as a learning aide when they start University. Essays were handwritten...

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION DAY 2020

In 2018, the General Assembly of the United Nations passed a resolution that proclaims 24 January as international Education Day to celebrate the role of education in development, bridging the poverty gap and reversing inequality. This year’s focus is on ‘education as humanity’s greatest renewable resource’, and celebrates how learning...

MENSTRUAL HYGIENE KITS – MEETING THE NEEDS OF GIRLS

Not having sanitary supplies means days without school  and not leaving their houses/hostels. It also means girls using unhealthy materials, cloth, paper, leaves, mattress stuffing, corn cobs, or anything they think can be used to manage the menses. Centre for Youth and Development is excited to share the progress of...

Looking forward to 2020. . .

Thank you for your support and standing with us in the previous years. 2020 signifies another important stage for us. We are stepping into a new decade that fills us with hope and possibility. As the Chinese proverb says: if you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you...

Can school computers bridge the digital divide?

Earlier this year, we were delighted to host an inspiring graduate researcher whose independent study provides valuable academic insights into our work in Malawi. Nat Chutima Tantakasem is now an MSc in International Development graduate from the University of Edinburgh where she attended as a Chevening scholar. Her dissertation ‘Bridging...