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Improving Access to ICT Program in Malawi

In a series of #Knowwhatwedo, we share with you what the Centre for Youth and Development does, why we do what we do, how we do it and what we have been able to achieve. In this blog we share with you the Improving Access to ICT program we are implementing...

Guest blog: Wongani Phiri’s Experience Interning with CYD

I have an amazing opportunity to work as a full-time, Intern for the Centre for Youth and Development. This opportunity has been life-changing and I have gained a lot of experience working with this organization in fulfillment of requirements for the award of a Degree in Information and Communication Technology...

Our work expands to support Universities

Over the last 4 years, our Improving Access to ICT Program that we implement in partnership with the Turing Trust, has been supporting secondary schools in Malawi with ICT resources. However, recently we discovered that universities in Malawi also needed computers. Although universities did have some computers, there were never enough...

Happy International Women’s Day

In recognition of United Nations International Women’s Day, we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.   This year, after all we’ve experienced, achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world, shows us how crucial it is to create...

The Power of Girls Studying ICT in Malawi – Elness’s Story

Elness Simwera, in the video, is one of many students that recently graduated secondary school, who learned Computer Studies and accessed offline education resources, through the donated computers that we provide to school programs in Malawi, in partnership with The Turing Trust. We are beginning to see long-term positive educational outcomes which include: improved...