Charity Center for Children and Youth Development (CCCYD) is a Zambian Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) and philanthropy foundation founded in 2005.
CCCYD’s services and philanthropy activities are targeted towards orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), Youth, vulnerable women, particularly widows and those living with HIV/AIDS and the disabled.
The organization is registered with the Registrar of NGOs in Zambia under the NGO Act No.16 of 2009 and it has been approved as a public benefit organization (PBO).
CCCYD's goal is to empower communities to access health care, safe water, good nutrition, micro credits for income generating activities and education. CCCYD is governed by a board of Directors.
CCCYD provides physical and psychosocial support to marginalized and at-risk women, vulnerable children & orphans, youth and Persons living with Disabilities in North-western province of Zambia. The organization seeks to empower people through economic development, which it achieves through education programs, vocational training, and the provision of health care. CCCYD also campaigns for Poverty, HIV/AIDS and human awareness and provides direct support to children who have been orphaned as a result of the Poverty, HIV/AIDS and Violence. In addition to providing orphans with school supplies, CCCYD is helping marginalized women with micro-entrepreneurship skills and provision of small loan.
CCCYD aims at giving vulnerable children & orphans, youth and the women emotional and spiritual springboards which will enable them to live lives that are full, productive and positive.
CCCYD’s activities are targeted towards orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), Youth, vulnerable women, particularly widows and those living with HIV/AIDS and the disabled.
CCCYD is committed to a development process that promotes equality. CCCYD believes in and strives to uphold the rights and dignity of all people especially in the rural communities. CCCYD upholds principles of stewardship with its resources and is committed to support vulnerable children and disadvantaged people fight poverty, ignorance and diseases such as Malaria,TB and HIV/AIDS.
The Organization's mission is to promote and enhance the capabilities of children, youth and women in North Western Province and beyond to effect positive social change that would necessitate the development of their lives, communities and the nation at large
We envision a society that will work towards eradication of poverty, HIV and AIDS, illiteracy among Orphans and vulnerable children, youths and women in Society.
CCCYD believe that today determines the future of our nation thus its focus is to non-discriminatory engagement of the youth and children in healthy and productive practices for a better future.