About Us

Center for Youth Dialogue (CYD) was officially registered as a non-profit organization on September 8, 2014 with the registration number 2309 under Zanzibar’s Societies Act Number 6 of 1995.

CYD searches for collective efforts to empower, support and advocate for youth development in Zanzibar and around the globe.


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EYE Project

Enhancing Youth Engagement (EYE). This project aims to increase Youth collaboration and connectivity with local and national government officials and...

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CYD is intending to support the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar to re-establish the decentralization process as stated in...

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Imams Exchange

The purpose of the Imams exchange project was to help Imams from Uganda and Zanzibar to learn issues of religious tolerance...

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What We Do

We strive to tackle both change in policy and effective implementation of programs that directly affect youth affairs.

We support youth centered projects and policies that empowers youth’s socioeconomic skills.

On the policy level we engage with policy makers and bring-in a youth voice to the policy discussion forums. We do these efforts through our three approaches

  • We work directly with our target groups.
  • We collaborate with competent partners.
  • We support other partners to directly implement our projects.

Our Partners