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Whe We Are

| CENTRE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PEOPLE

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Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) is a Human Rights organization registered in Malawi in 2006. CEDEP’s mission is to create an enabling environment and protect the wellbeing of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people and other vulnerable groups.

CEDEP has presence in all 4 political regions of Malawi namely; Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern. CEDEP has 4 offices present in Mzuzu (North), Lilongwe (Center), Blantyre (South) and Mangochi (East) which act as focal offices for the other districts within respective regions.

Currently, CEDEP is implementing projects directly in 14 districts of Malawi namely; Karonga, Nkhata Bay and Mzuzu in the Northern Region; Kasungu, Nkhotakota, Salima, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Dedza in the Central Region; Blantyre, Chikwawa and Mulanje in the Southern Region and Mangochi and Zomba in the Eastern Region.

CEDEP is governed by a Board of Trustees whose mandate is to provide oversight action to ensure that the organization operates within its mandate and parameters. The trustees come from a variety of professions such as Lawyers, Academicians, the Clergy and the LGBTI representatives, just to cite a few.

Presence of such diverse professions enriches the work that CEDEP is mandated to do. At the helm of its secretariat is the Executive Director who is supported by Managers heading its 4 programmatic areas, forming the Management Team. Currently, it has a pool of 36 staff members who are of diverse sexual orientations and gender identity and expressions.

It also has 358 volunteers who are all LGBTI volunteering to work as peer educators under various projects being implemented within the organization. The staff come from diverse backgrounds with extensive experience in managing and implementing donor funded projects and interventions. They are energetic and enthusiastic with their work despite working in unconducive environment. They demonstrate their commitment by giving more to achieve much to benefit many beneficiaries who are at the heart of CEDEP’s existence.

Who we are?
Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP) is a Human Rights organization registered in Malawi in 2006. CEDEP’s mission is to create an enabling environment and protect the wellbeing of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) and other vulnerable groups.

Our Vision:
“A society that values human diversity and upholds social justice and wellness for all”.

Our Motto
Different people, same rights.

Our Core Values

  • Inclusion
  • Non-discrimination,
  • Respect of all human beings
  • Integrity of all human beings.


Our Programme
The Center for the Development of People has three areas of focus, namely; Advocacy, Health and Research.