Child Rights Information & Documentation Centre

Organization
MISSION STATEMENT: 
“To contribute towards the promotion of rights and development of children and young people through information exchange, documentation and dissemination"
 
VISION STATEMENT: 
“A social order where children are an integral part of the Family, Community or National life and their basic rights are respected accordingly”
 

BACKGROUND

Child Rights Information and Documentation Centre (CRIDOC) is a non-profit making professional organisation, primarily concerned with creating access to information on child rights or related issues through Research, Documentation, ICT and other communication channels.

CRIDOC, which is governed by the Board of Trustees, was duly registered as a legally operating Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Malawi on 31 July 2006 under the Trustees Incorporation Act of 1962. The NGO, which is mostly run by young volunteers, is also registered under National Youth Council of Malawi (NYCOM) Act. Currently operating from the Msandula House (Behind Immigration Department) in Lilongwe, the centre is also a member of the Council for Non-Governmental Organisations in Malawi (CONGOMA).

 

It is affiliated to a number of key human rights networks and forums, both at national and international levels, where it has significantly contributed its expertise. One of such networks at local level is the Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), a grouping of more than 70 key human rights organisations in Malawi. Other networks and forums include the Civil Society Coalition for Quality Basic Education (CSCQBE); the Malawi Network against Child Trafficking (M-NACT); and the Lilongwe District Education Network (LIDEN) - an affiliate of CSCQBE - where it sits on the Executive Committee.

CRIDOC has so far been involved in a number of activities, which has made it acquire significant amount of capacity to continue working in the area of youth and child rights using various approaches, including volunteerism.

 

The six core thematic programme areas which CRIDOC has so far used to implement a number of its activities include:


(i)    School Outreach Programme

(ii) Documentation and Information Management Programme

(iii) Research and Monitoring 

(iv) Training, Capacity Building and Networking

(v) Online Campaigns

 

Location

000265 Lilongwe
Malawi
Contact Person: 
George Mwika Kayange
Contact Telephone Number: 
00265999272936
Email Address: 
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Child Rights Information and Documentation Centre (CRIDOC) is a non-profit making professional organisation, primarily concerned with creating access to information on child rights or related issues through Research, Documentation, ICT and other communication channels. The six core thematic prog.....read more

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Anonymous's picture

are you interested to collabrate with us in india for similar programme

Anonymous's picture

we have an NGO called CADET registered under trust act . We are working for the welfare of under previleged youth and children in TAMIL nadu. If you are interested in collabration for programme pl. contact us in pgs_sai@yahoo.co.in

Al-hasan Seidu Balure's picture

we are an NGO called Retrospec Africa, registered with the register Generals Department in Ghana. one of our thematic areas is career development in the our basic and senior high schools we engage in (career counseling, reading, quize, essay competitions, spelling competitions and other related activities geared towards sparking up reading and learning as well as excellent performance in schools and also building a career sensitive youth.
we are also into leadership sensitization programmes such as conflict resolution, managment of community assets etc.
we need funding and partnership to help realise our objectives
read more on WWW.retrospecafrica.yolasite.com

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