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Name: youth For Development And Productivity( YODEP)
Street 2: Not applicableww
Province: No Value
Post Code: +265
Country: Malawi
Phone: +265888334420
Organization Email:
Web Site: http://
Other Online Presence: yodepfacebook

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Doskan
Last Name: Kumwenda
Title: Deputy Executive Director
Phone: +265885468592

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Joy
Last Name: Mwandama
Title: Programes Manager
Phone: +265888398469

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number: TR/inc/2728
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
YODEP Mission
YODEP exist to create an environment where children and young people are in Malawi are live to their full potential through livelihood interventions,SRH initiatives, skills building education, health, human rights, and humanitarian support.
YODEP main focus areas:. EDUCATION
Strategic Goal: To create a conducive environment for children and young people to access quality education.

Programme Activities
• Establishment of Early Childhood Care and Development Centres (ECD)
• Nutrition Support to Children at ECCD Centres
• Advocate for access to education for children with disabilities
• Training of caregivers
• Strengthen the capacity of ECD Centres
• Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)
• Bursary Scheme to needy Secondary school students
• Provision of school supplies to needy students at primary and secondary school
• Construction of ECCD Centres
• Advocacy on early marriages
• Awareness creation of importance of education
• Advocacy on cultural practices
• Go back to school campaign
• Monitoring school attendance

Strategic Goal: To improve food self-sufficiency and income levels among poor households.

Programme Activities
• Integrated/mixed farming ( Livestock, poultry farming)
• Small scale irrigation
• Provision of farm inputs e.g. seed
• Permaculture
• Nutrition education
• Processing and utilization
• Promotion of high value crops
• Small scale business
• Linking farmers to markets (agro processing)
• Village Savings and Loan Schemes
• Running vocational Skills training programmes
• ICT training
• Entrepreneurship Skills
• Business management skills

Strategic Goal: To ensure healthy wellbeing among children, youth and poor urban and rural households.

Programme Activities
• Group therapies for people living with HIV and TB clients
Training in HIV prevention, nutrition and positive living
Promote TB screening
Conduct sputum collection
• Conduct monthly case management conferences
• Link childr
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: Thoko Arasa TB. contact numbers : +265 0995643884
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Malawi
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
YODEP is a an Executive member of National TB Civil Society Collision Steering Committee in Malawi. YODEP is a member of Malawi AIDS Network Service(MANASO)
YODEP is implementing various HIV/AIDS programs in the community and it has 2 support groups of people living with HIV/AIDS and some of the support groups members are TB survivors. YODEP conduct awareness on TB/ HIV/AIDS awareness in the country. Through the National steering committee YODEP is contributing to Malawi TB strategic plan and the Malawi National TB Policy.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Malawi
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
care for and support to people with TB and HIV/ AIDS
family strengthening to people with TB/HIV/AIDS
provision of nutrition food.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Sensitize communities on the outbreak of DRTB.
tracing of DRTB survivors

community sensitization on TB/HIV AIDS pandemic
tracing of defaulters of treatment.
create community demand for TB testing and HIV testing
establishment of Support groups for people with HIV/AIDS
Psycosocial support to people living with HIV/AIDS and TB


Declaration of interests:
Not any to my knowledge

Application date: April 1, 2019
Last updated: April 1, 2019