Who we are

Girls Activist Youth Organization (GAYO) is a non-profit making organization established in 2007 , registered in 2016 as a legally operating Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Malawi under the Trustees Incorporation Act. It is also affiliated with the National Youth Council of Malawi as a youth organization. GAYO puts particular emphasis on the uniqueness of every girl child, and the complexity of issues concerning their welfare in Malawi, especially in the face of the growing poverty, HIV/AIDS and early marriages, high illiteracy rates, child labor, the plight of street children, and many other social ills affecting children.
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Strategic Values

GAYO exists to contribute to the national efforts in empowering girls and young women for effective contribution towards development agendas through advocacy and lobbying, civic education, capacity building and empowering Girls to be actively involved in development so that they can make informed decisions about their lives and future.

Building a nation where Adolescents, Youth and Women are self-sustainable

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