About 70% of the Africa population is made up of the youth or young people. And these are the cutting edge of many cross cutting issues among which include a raise in HIV prevalence, and Unemployment. It is due to the rise in the number of HIV cases among the adolescent and young people, the rise in the number of unemployed youths that Contact trust youth Association was born, With a goal of empowering young people to be in charge of their own development outcomes and better health outcomes.
Chedic Associates is a youth Non – Governmental Organisation based in Lusaka. The organisation was registered in 2019 with the patents and companies registration agency (PACRA) and is yet to be re-registered in 2021 with the National Youth Development Council as a Youth NGO.
The Organisations programme areas include Economic Empowerment, Sexual and Reproductive Health including HIV and AIDS, Child protection, and Water sanitation and hygiene WASH.