ADPP’s considerable experience in community development benefited fishing and farming populations alike in 2017, with the continuation of integrated programme in the fishing communities of Cabo Ledo and Buraco, the launch of a new project reaching 70 fishing communities in Luanda, Bengo, Kwanza Norte and Malange, and the initiation of an integrated social development programme in rural areas of Huila and Namibe. Women in Action projects, piloted in Bengo and subsequently introduced in Luanda, give women access to skills training and courses in literacy and entrepreneurship, plus awareness about health matters, thus contributing to personal, household and community development. Similar projects are being rolled out in more provinces.
Social organization of families, including projects which organize and train communities to create and follow their own development plans. These are often multifaceted, including literacy training, mobilization on health issues, latrine building, creation of savings groups, entrepreneurship training and more. In 2017, Pescas in 4 provinces and in Luanda falls under this category.
Entrepreneurship and economic development. Typically these projects involve skills training combined with entrepreneurship lessons and often life skills. In 2017, for example, Women in Action projects in Caxito, Cazenga and Cabinda.
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