About US
Our Vision and Mission
CED's Position
About Maldives
Maldivian Palm Tree

Our Vision for the Republic of the Maldives is:

  • A society free of crime, drugs and disease.
  • A society capable of meeting the needs of all its citizens.
  • Communities that are self reliant and prosperous.
  • Communities that are cohesive, peaceful and supportive of its members.
  • Families that are healthy, joyful and happy.
  • Families that are stable, loving and caring
  • Individuals who are healthy, educated and productive.
  • Individuals who are free and creative.



Our Mission:

The Community Education Development Association (CED) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization dedicated to promoting the development of Maldivian communities through increasing the choices available to people to improve their livelihoods through education, health and income generation activities.

We are dedicated to:

  • Improving education opportunities and assisting with the improvement of the education system in the best interests of the Maldivian youth
  • Improving health care available to the Maldivianpopulation with a focus on island communities
  • Developing income generation opportunities within island communities allowing them to diversify their local economies
  • Though a new presence in the Republic of Maldives, CED will focus on having a lasting and significant effect on the nation. Our board includes individuals from all backgrounds including medicine, education, aviation, and a number of businesses.

We also have affiliate members and contributors with decades worth of experience in international development including a number of PhD holders in related fields.

Our partners include: Maldivian Resorts, Local Businesses, The
Education Ministry, and United Nations Organizations

"We are dedicated to improving the livelihoods of

all Maldivian citizens through cooperation with all

levels of our society and government"

  • Vice-Chairman Dr. Ismail Shafeeu