Dalitso Chiwayula

Executive Director

Dalitso has been working with CCDO since January 2016 and is overall in charge of the organization. Apart from initiating, designing, and implementing activities, he also provides leadership and administrative and financial guidance. He is committed to sustainable social and economic development and envisions a transformed society where rural youth and young women have access to health services and formal education. Women and the youth have access to land and are engaged in Agribusiness programs.

Dalitso is a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and holds a certificate in Civic Leadership from the Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University in the U.S. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Malawi with specialization in socio-economic and political issues affecting rural communities. Dalitso is also an accomplished project manager. He has also ever worked with the Ministry of Agriculture as Agricultural Extension Development Officer.