• 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

Jorge Chimba Sumbavela

Jorge Chimba SumbavelaHistoria 1 B Web

Theme:  Travel Story

My name is Jorge Chimba Sumbavela , a student in Team 2018. We started our studies at the school in February 2018 and since 1 June we are on our 11-week study trip. I am in Group 3 on Bus 1, and at the moment we are in the municipality of Ukuma, Huambo.

The first week of the trip we stayed in the Belém district on the outskirts of Huambo City, while the bus was being fixed. When we arrived in Ukuma, our group decided to investigate "How to combat the most common diseases?" We got together in the group and after several proposals, we decided on this issue because we think it important to know more about how people can protect themselves from and treat the most common diseases.So far we have visited the Municipal Department of Health of Ukuma and the Municipal Hospital. During the two visits we were very well received. We learned about malaria, which has been prevalent this year and people have even died from it. We also talked to many people in the districts around the municipal capital as well as some villages around the capital. We have the impression that most people in town know about malaria, but in the villages, many people do not have enough knowledge. In town and in villages most people do not use mosquito nets to protect themselves. We always informed everyone how malaria is caught and the importance of protecting themselves against mosquitoes.One day we undertook an action in a neighborhood of Ukuma to collect trash and dig waste pits, with the participation of many people from the district, and we explained to the people how garbage contributes to create the conditions that give rise to diseases. Even at our school, as part of our travel preparation, we learned about malaria and all students were obliged to look for and use mosquito nets.Another illness the staff at the hospital told us about was HIV/AIDS. We are going to investigate this better, as well as other diseases.
I am part of the group of students whose area of responsibility is to organize sport, and we always go for a run or play ball, and all the teachers and students participate as well. We always start the day at 6 o'clock, even though it is now cold.

I really like to travel. At school, in the period of preparation, we were always sitting and discussing things. Since we left the school and began travelling, we are always busy with one action or another. We begin early in the morning, because there is much to do, and there is no time for rest.

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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