In Malawi, high rates of child marriage and a lack of contraceptive education mean that unprotected sex is the leading cause of mortality.*  CYECE not only provides sexual and reproductive health training to young people, it also trains young people to work with schools and communities to ensure more young people can access the knowledge they need to stay safe.  In Dedza and Salima, we provide the volunteers CYECE needs to tackle the gender-specific challenges girls face in staying in school.

*(College of Medicine Disease Burden Survey, 2010)