• ADPP Angola is celebrating 30 years of active involvement in development work with communities throughout the country

  • ADPP Angola operates 45 projects in 18 provinces in education, community health, agriculture and rural development

  • ADPP runs 15 teacher trainig schools with the Ministry of Education and has graduated 9644 primary school teachers since 1998

  • ADPP has 900 employees, 4000 volunteers and 1000 students in teaching practice in 92 municipalities, reaching 700,000 people annually

Samuel Ndavisele Sawossi

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Theme: Local elections

My name is Samuel Ndavisele Sawossi. I will explain about the responsibility area of health that I had during the trip, along with two other students. Our task was to take care of everyone’s health in our Bus Group that comprised three teachers and 30 students. We had to know every morning about the tate of health of each of our colleagues. I still remember how far I had to go to Caibambo in search of a pharmacy where there could supply receipts when buying medicines because the school does not allow to make purchases without receipts and the receipt has to fill all the prerequisites demanded. In the end I got it. 
In Lubango, when Bento fell ill, we went to the General Hospital on a Monday for a consultation were told that we had to return on Thursday. For us it was difficult, because the hospital was very big, and everything was new for us. As the treatment could not wait, we went to a clinic in Chioco neighbourhood where our camp was. After going around a few times we reached it and Bento got treatment. We took students to the doctor several times in Lubango, Namibe and Ganda. In Ganda six students were sick at the same time, with malaria or typhoid fever. Fortunately, the hospital gave us free medication. In Namibe, Justo was hospitalized for four days because of malaria and typhoid fever. We took him food every day. Along with the teachers, we of the Health Group brought two points to the agenda of a Common Meeting. One was to mobilize everyone to participate in the morning sport activities at 6 o’clock. We played ball and did stretches. Some students did not attend and we felt this was not good enough as we were trying to keep everyone healthy. After debating this point, participation improved.  The other issue was that we had to improve hygienic practices at the camp, such as cleaning, making a garbage dump and washing the dishes well. After the debate the hygiene improved as well. 
Being vigilant of everyone’s health during the trip was the best role I have played in my entire life because I had the opportunity to learn about the problems of everyone who was traveling with us and I was able to help them.

 

 

 

ADPP's Educational Projects in Angola

Teacher Training Schools

ADPP has been training young people to become primary teachers for more than 20 years. The first Teacher Training School was launched in 1995 in Huambo, since when 14 more schools have been established, in agreement with the Ministry of Education. Three years of studies, courses and experiences prepare Teacher Training students to take on the challenge of educating the next generation, with emphasis on rural areas. The Teacher Training programme… Read More

Polytechnic Schools

At the Polytechnic Schools students in 7th, 8th and 9th Grade attend modern practical and theoretical training at eight schools in six provinces. 418 students completed their studies at the end of 2015, ready to graduate in early 2016 graduated with technical qualifications in much needed trades and professions, together with highly developed personal qualities that equip them for the future. Since the start of the Polytechnic Schools in 2011,… Read More

Frontline Institute

Frontline Institute Angola was established in 2009 by ADPP Angola in Huambo Province. It is the second institution of its kind, and isbased on the original Frontline Institute in Zimbabwe. Courses comprise 6 months of education at the Frontline Institute in Huambo and either a 5-month practical period or advanced training at Frontline Institute Zimbabwe.Since its launch, Frontline Institute Angola has trained more than 300 staff and volunteers… Read More

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