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Welcome to Chanan Development Association (CDA)

Chanan Development Association (CDA) is a national youth-led organization founded by a group of young professional activists in 2004 as “Chanan Theatre Group” with the motto “Changing Behaviors to Change Realities”. The story of CDA is genesis of an idea based on social change through Art-based development approach and its materialization in interactive/street theatre & media, as most effective tools to bring change in knowledge, attitudes and practices of people. The distinctiveness in CDA’s work is attributed to giving visual images to social issues. Read More

  • Strengthening Youth Organizations on Democracy

    Chanan Development Association (CDA) has launched a new project “National Programme to Strengthen Youth Organizations and Networks in Pakistan”, funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund. The overall development goal of the project is to Increased participation of youth, women and minorities in civil society organizations, local Government, general elections and accountability processes Read More

  • Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER)

    Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER) is a network of young people from dozens of countries and hundreds of youth clubs and organizations, with thousands of members around the globe. We work to mobilize youth about issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. We want to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to make healthy choices. We partner with local, regional and national organizations to bring about positive social change. More Info

  • Educate An Orphan Child

    A Self Help Initiative of Chanan Development Association (CDA) “Educate an Orphan Child” is a self-help initiative of Chanan Development Association (CDA)’s Board of Directors & Management who is committed, dedicated and passionate to support orphan child’s (5 – 16 Years) education from nursery to matriculation. There are 140 million orphans in the world while there are many orphans in Pakistan as the result of natural disasters, conflict and deaths of parents. More Info

Final List of BYS2014

An email will be sent to the Selected Participants on their registered email address as well as they will receive a text message along with the Call from CDA office about their confirmation. The venue of the event will be shared via Email/SMS.

For any further query contact:

Mr. Raza Zubair

0321-4642426 Read more

Balochistan Youth Summit 2014

If you are a young person from BALOCHISTAN (All the Districts)

  • Between 15 – 29 Years of Age
  • Have a valid proof of your identity of belonging to Balochistan (CNIC/B-Form)
  • Have already engaged in youth development interventions and or youth-led/focused civil society organizations
  • Have interest to contribute in dialogue on youth priorities in Balochistan

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Delegate Registration Now Opens for 5th National Youth Peace Festival 2014

  1. Introduction & Background:Chanan Development Association (CDA), a national youth led organization, striving for meaningful participation and empowerment of youth at all levels of decision-making processes and program/policy development, initiated the “National Youth – PEACE (Peer Education & Awareness Campaign to reduce Extremism” in 2010.Under this initiative, one of the major and unique interventions of CDA on national level is the “National Youth Peace Festival” Read more

Volunteers List | 5th National Youth Peace Festival 2014

Thank you very much everyone; we have received over 1000 volunteer applications for the 5th National Youth Peace Festival, 2014. After a very rigorous selection procedure (which included reviewing all the applications, shortlisting candidates and telephonic interviews) we have finally selected 32 highly committed young people with the potential to be this year’s leaders at the 5th National Youth Peace Festival, 2014. Read more