About ADPP Angola


Angola ADPP Angola - Ajuda de Desenvolvimento de Povo para Povo Angola - had 50 development projects operational in 14 provinces in Angola in 2015. ADPP is an Angolan NGO (non-governmental association) officially registered with the Ministry of Justice.  Since 1986, ADPP has been working in the following key areas of development: Education, Health, Rural Development, Agriculture and Environment. Issues such as gender equality, human rights, the environment and major endemic diseases are integral elements in all projects. ADPP is led by a Board of Directors, elected by the general assembly. Each of the projects managed by ADPP has a Project Council with a Project Leader. In 2015, more than 1.000 people were employed by ADPP.


Each of ADPP’s projects contributes to the fulfilment of the three overall objectives in its mission statement:

  • To promote solidarity between people
  • To promote economic and social development in Angola by implementing development projects in the areas of education, training, social well-being, health, culture, environment, production, agriculture, trade and other areas compatible with the objectives.
  • To promote a better life for the underprivileged and the most needy part of the population.


Human Resource Development
ADPP is committed to human resource development, helping each individual develop their capacity to create development. Importantly, ADPP staff learn to work together in pursuit of a common cause- to solve problems together, celebrate success together and tackle new challenges together. Some of the capacity building training on offer includes:

Regular short courses for key staff at ADPP Courses and Conferences Centre in Ramiro, Luanda
Basic Management Training at Frontline Institute Huambo
Advanced Management Training at Frontline Institute Zimbabwe
OWU/ISET (One World University- Instituto Superior de Educação e Tecnologia) Mozambique.