MCDP employs an active and meaningful participation of the local community, target beneficiaries and relevant stakeholders in all stages of its program management cycles-project/program inception through final evaluation and handing over. As pro-child organization , MCDP arranges Child structures that assists children voices out their concern in any local development endeavor that affect their well-being as well as participate in MCDP’s project/program planning. Thus, the Active participation approach of MCDP pursues through the following:
Child Participation Structure (CPS): MCDP has established a child participation structure with the objective of creating an opportunity for children in the target area to participate in addressing child labor and child trafficking problems in particular and child-wellbeing in general. The structure has its own office in which it coordinates its activities in relation to the issues. Members of the structure participate in regional meeting in various countries of Africa to share experience about activities being carried out by the countries and share experience to their friends which contributes a lot to reduce child labor and traffic in the target area. The Regional Networking for mitigation of child labor, such as African Movement for Working Children and Youth (AMWCY), has served as an inspiration for working children of the project.