• HIV Testing and Counseling Under PMTCT

  • Youth development and leadership empowerment

  • Vocational Training and Agriculture

  • Research, capacity building, mentoring and consulting

  • HIV Testing and Counselling

  • ..

  • Agriculture and food security

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Welcome to FOCCAD Website

Founded on 20th March 2002, The Foundation for Community and Capacity Development (FOCCAD) is a Malawian not for profit local NGO registered under the Limited companies Act No 19 of 1984 aimed at creating social change on the lives of marginalized groups through rights based approaches to programming and development. The organization exists to enhance the capacity of rural and local communities in responding to their own problems through provision of basic and key services, capacity building and mentoring, providing an opportunity for networking, collaboration and information sharing, consulting and lobbying and advocating for positive HIV and AIDS response in Malawi. FOCCAD is a member of the Malawi Network of Aids Service Organization and the National Youth Council of Malawi. FOCCAD is governed by a 10 member board and a senior management committee composed of the Executive Director, Program Manager, Finance and Admin Manager and M&E Officer. FOCCAD is currently funded by Positive Action for Children Fund, Tools for Self Reliance, Staying Alive Foundation and Presbyterian Hunger Program. FOCCAD has already financial management policies, systems and procedures in place and employs 10 full time staff.


A healthy, meaningful and responsive community.

Mission Statement

FOCCAD exists to alleviate the suffering of the communities through the creation of a conducive environment that promotes active and meaningful participation of those infected and affected by physical, social, economical and healthy factors in any development initiative that leads to attainment of human dignity.


HIV and Testing
Counselling Under PMTCT

Women Farmers clubs supported
with different farm inputs

Beach Peer education Activities under
staying Alive Foundation


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