Young & Empowered is aimed at improving the lives of children and youth of Lunzu area in the outskirts of Blantyre city through mentorship, spiritual enhancing and educational programs. The organization was founded by two young leaders Lucy and Dorothy, as a response to the unique challenges facing children and youth growing up in the cities of Malawi. Young and Empowered envisions a future where the children and youth have access to the needed resources for the realization of their dreams; allowing them to be active participants in the development of their communities.
Our mission is to provide high quality supplementary academic support, leadership trainings, mentorship and economic opportunities to children and youth living is vulnerable communities.
Our programs include an After School Program (ASP), Feeding Program, Girls Empowerment Program, Youth Empowerment Program, and a Literacy Program.