ADPP (Ajuda de Desenvolivmento de Povo para Povo) stands for Development Aid from People to People. ADPP Angola works in the fields of education, health, agriculture and environment, and integrated community development. All activities are built on three pillars:
ADPP works closely with authorities and institutions at all levels, from state ministries to local leaders, from hospitals to rural schools.
ADPP also collaborates with other NGOs and community-based organizations to coordinate efforts and increase effectiveness.
Headed by a Board of Directors elected at the general assembly, all ADPP projects and
In 2020, ADPP employed 1900 staff members across all projects. Many have worked for ADPP for decades, while others entered their first paid employment in 2020 at an ADPP project. ADPP hires people from rural areas throughout the country, people who are full of ideas, energy, and the desire to create development, but have not had the opportunity to gain employment.
ADPP‘s commitment to on the job training gives them the opportunity to acquire experience, build their capacity and reach their potential. All ADPP project staff take part in a programme of continuous training and in 2020, 53 people undertook a year’s course of basic management training at Frontline Institute in Huambo. 90 teachers from the teacher training schools were studying for a degree via distance learning at One Word University in Mozambique.
Each member of the ADPP team brings their own unique contribution to developing Angola. Meet a few here: