About YWCA Mw

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) is a Christian organisation dedicated to the empowerment of women in order to create and maintain a progressive community. The YWCA is committed to uplifting the quality of life of women and to deal with women’s issues, in order for them to become aware of their rights and privileges, and improve their capacity, to appraise their needs and those of the population in general.


To create awareness among women and the public on social injustices against women; right to education for the girl child, respect for women’s rights and access to health services and promote women’s participation in politics and society as a whole.

The YWCA is a Christian Organisation dedicated to the empowerment of women and girls in order to achieve and maintain a progressive community.

Our Program Priorities….
In the next five years the YWCA of Malawi will prioritize but restrict itself to:
Women and girls’ rights
Violence against women
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Young Women’s leadership

Areas of Reach…
We currently have branches in Mulanje, Malosa, Namiyango and Chikhwawa