Maputo, September 11, 2019 – ADPP Mozambique, a Non-Government Organization working in the areas of Education, Health and Agriculture supported through its projects 5.2 million vulnerable people in 2018, paying special attention to children, orphans, women and girls in all provinces of the country.
According to the ADPP Annual Report 2018 released this week, during the period under review, ADPP implemented around 60 projects in the areas of Quality Education, Health and Welfare and Sustainable Agriculture.
Regarding the Education sector, the highlight is the graduation of 1,394 primary school teachers through its 11 Teacher Training Colleges located in all provinces of the country, thus contributing to the reduction of the student-teacher ratio, mainly in the rural areas.
In addition to the Education sector, special focus is on the School Feeding project, called “Food for Knowledge”, which distributed 8,071,862 meals per day to 83,269 students in 271 primary schools in the districts of Manhiça, Matutuine, Moamba and Magude in Maputo province.
According to the report, in 2018 ADPP continued working on the control, prevention and access to treatment of transmissible diseases. During the reporting period 252,296 people have been tested for HIV, 128,897 people tested for tuberculosis and 1,017,754 tested for malaria.
In 2018, ADPP implemented the Farmers’ Club project, which indirectly benefited approximately 70,000 people in the provinces of Sofala and Zambezia, in the districts of Caia and Marínguè and Namacurra and Nicoadala respectively.
It should be noted that ADPP works in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the Government of Mozambique.