Federation Humana People to People
Humana People to People has placed itself in the frontline of development. Being a part of civil society in good times as in bad in the countries has earned the organizations a solid reputation of seriousness in the development work among people, within the governments, and in international and national organizations alike. The Humana People to People organizations have extensive experience in implementing development programs of many different kinds and under difficult conditions, in making things happen and in doing what it takes to reach the set goals. These are qualities needed in the frontline of development.
The combined efforts of Humana People to People organizations in Europe and North America and those of Africa, Asia and Latin America have resulted in more than 330 development projects in operation in the beginning of 2010. They involve 11,5 million people and have 8,300 employees in 10 countries in Africa, 3 countries in Asia, and 3 countries in Latin America. In addition to this, 13,2 million people buy clothes from the 2nd hand clothes trade in 6 countries in Africa.
Humana People to People was born with the wish to contribute to the fight against colonialism and apartheid in the late 1970-ies. When the last countries of Southern Africa had won their independence and later when apartheid was abolished, Humana People to People continued to contribute to building the new societies and better lives for the people. Humana People to People is based on Solidarity Humanism, with profound shoulder-to-shoulder attitude to people in need.The Humana People to People organizations are part of the national fabric, and the projects are part of the communities. The project leaders and other staff belong in the community where the projects are based, and whom they serve.