The Challenges

Although primary education in Malawi is free, there are severe challenges affecting the education sector. Although there are three million children registered at primary school, only 18% enter secondary school and less than 5% will ever receive tertiary education, which has the potential to severely impact Malawi’s future. Additionally, although 52% of the population is female less than half of primary school children are girls and just 5% of those completing tertiary education are young women.


The Solution

CYD is working with the Government of Malawi to improve education access, equity and quality as a right for young people. We carry out interventions that aim at implementing and disseminating relevant policies for a better education environment.



 Education Infrastructure Improvement Initiative

 Education Supplies support Project

 School Sports Equipment Support


About CYD

In 2010, CYD started work in the Central Region District of Dowa and expanded to other Districts in Malawi, strategically locating its head office in the Northern Region City of Mzuzu. 

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