About us

Who We Are

Our story of Changing Lives

Foundation for Community Livelihood and Development (FOCOLD) is a non-partisan, non-profit making Local NGO and was legally registered in 2012 with the Registrar General under Trustees Incorporation act, it is a member of CONGOMA and NGO Board. 

FOCOLD is a well experienced community mobiliser and capacity building organization, working in the rural areas of Malawi. It has experienced staff that are well trained and exposed in community work and serves the community to the best. FOCOLD respect community needs and adhere to the government systems and policies when implementing the programs/projects. 

The organization focuses on Agriculture and Food security, Education, microfinance, HIV/AIDS/SRHR, WASH and we integrate Gender and Human rights and Advocacy. Its major aim is to improve the well-being of the marginalized people through the provision of community transformation services with a specific target on marginalized Children, youth and women. 

The organization is governed by The Board of Trustees who govern the affairs of the organization including legal and policy direction. The Secretariat is headed by the Executive Director who is supported by technical and program staff who are responsible for the implementation of program activities.

Our Vision

Sustain partnership with the communities where we work to facilitate development in the timeliest and responsive manner through the mobilization of resources for poverty alleviation for sustainable social and economic development for marginalized people

Our Mission

Dedication to the belief that innovative development processes are critical to development of poor and historically marginalized communities, thus to contribute effectively and efficiently to sustainable improvements of the living standards of the people of Malawi especially children, youth and women through self-help projects based on their priorities, needs and capabilities and other activities aiming directly at alleviation of poverty.

Why Choose us