CDEDI is a non-partisan, nongovernmental organization that was established in a quest to attain a well-informed and organized citizenry that can ably demand their social and economic rights at the same time hold duty bearers accountable for their actions.
To be a leading organization in promoting the social and economic well-being of the people.
For economic prosperity of the common person in a society where everyone counts.
To create an active and informed citizenry through information and knowledge sharing.
A well-informed and organized citizenry that can ably demand their socio-economic rights and hold duty bearers accountable for their actions.
CDEDI engaged government to review the Pension Act of 2011 to allow those people that lost their jobs due to the restrictive preventive measures against Covid-19 to access their funds. The bill was prepared and appeared on the order paper, but it was not tabled in.
CDEDI ignited debate on the need for the country to publicly discuss the qualifications for one to become a Member of Parliament and the official language to be used in the national assembly. The matter was picked up by the Lost History Foundation who later petitioned parliament.
CDEDI engaged government on behalf of Malawian students that got stuck in China due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Civic education on decision making.
Lobbying for electoral reforms.
Advocacy on good governance.
Advocacy on rule of law
Ethnic and regional politics
Dealing with political institutions
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