Project Work in
Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia or India
Project Work in
Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia or India
After three months’ training at one of the learning centres, you are equipped with relevant knowledge and skills to embark on the next stage of the journey.
Projects focus on farming, education and health
Together with members of your team, you are posted at a project in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia or India. Usually, the volunteer projects focus on farming, education, health or sustainable energy.
The activists at the projects work with children, parents, farmers, teachers and local leaders. Furthermore, they liaise with national governments and international partners. The project partners work together to tackle the root causes of poverty, with the purpose of building sustainable and thriving communities.
Contact with the project prior to your departure
Before leaving for your volunteer project, you will have Skype meetings with the Project Leader to discuss the specific needs of the project. Together you will determine what your tasks and responsibilities as a volunteer will be.
The pre-project communication will act as your guidelines for the six month project period. Your tasks can be variety of activities, for example engaging with local farmers to increase food production or supporting income-generating activities. Your tasks can also include working with local activists to train teachers, plant trees or support local schools.
Spreading the word
During the volunteer period, you will also gather materials such as photos, film clips and interviews with the people that you meet. You will document activities at the project, and start to produce materials to spread the word about life in the local community.
You can make a newsletter, a radio broadcast, a podcast, a video, a multi-media project or other such products for the conclusion period in Europe.
Humana People to People’s approach to development is centered around community mobilisation.
Humana People to People members work in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and have been implementing development projects for almost 40 years.
International Development Volunteers from the Take 10 Volunteer programme join Humana People to People projects for six months.
Humana People to People have developed and implemented a methodology that equips communities with the materials, knowledge and infrastructure to lift themselves out of poverty.
To date, participants from the learning centres have worked together with tens of thousands of people to learn new skills to farm, build homes, feed their families and educate their children.
DAPP Zambia works in a region where 64% of people live below the poverty line, and communities have poor access to water, health care facilities, employment and sanitation.
The organisation applies a holistic approach to development and works in partnership with communities to build sustainable solutions to eradicate poverty.
Currently DAPP Zambia, in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Zambia and other local and international partners, is implementing 23 projects reaching approximately one million Zambians.
ADPP is a Mozambican non-governmental association. It was established in 1982 and has grown steadily ever since. It currently implements over 60 projects across all provinces of the country. ADPP Mozambique employs 3,300 staff and benefits more than two million Mozambicans annually.
ADPP Mozambique is active in four main sectors: education, health, agriculture and renewable energies. A special focus is given to improving primary education through teacher training. Other important sectors include improving food security and livelihoods in rural areas. This is done through the highly succesful Farmers’ Clubs.
Furthermore, Improving community health through the Total Control of the Epidemic HIV/AIDS prevention and care programme is an important project area.
DAPP Malawi believes that poverty can be overcome through adopting a coordinated, community wide approach to development. Sectors like education, adult literacy, improved livelihoods, increased production, health, women’s empowerment and environmental protection are combined.
For more than two decades DAPP Malawi has worked to implement development programmes across agriculture, education, community development and health.
DAPP Malawi continues to work with the people of Malawi, thus empowering individuals and families to make informed choices about their lives. The aim is for people to take an active role in society to reduce poverty, particularly in rural areas.
Humana People to People India is a not-for-profit company with a mission to unite with people in India in order to create development in the broadest sense.
HPPI create projects that aim to transfer knowledge, skills and capacity to individuals and developing communities. The aim is to eradicate poverty and other dehumanising conditions.
HPPI works for the holistic development of under-privileged and marginalised people in rural and urban India. This is done through social development and poverty alleviation interventions under five main sectors: education, rural community development, health, environment and micro-finance.
So far, HPPI has implemented more than 140 projects all over the country in partnership with different international and national private and public partners.