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Quelimane, also known as the city of bikes in Mozambique, is the capital of the province of Zambézia, in the center of Mozambique.
Illiteracy, unemployment and crime are some of the major problems affecting young people.
The Provincial Directorate for Agriculture and Food Safety-DPASA is the organ that ensures the implementation of agrarian activity in the province of Sofala, to whom they provide technical assistance. There is a network of 900 peasants of which 275 simultaneously play the role promoters (they ensure animal vaccinations in the communities).
The community of Mudada is composed of several women’s who worked daily with livestock, agriculture, poultry production, craftwork and run a small school where they prepare the little ones for primary school.
Most of them live in houses with no energy or water and they travel long distances to collect water that are used for food and hygiene.
The Associação Juvenil para o Desenvolvimento Comunitário, in the city of Beira located in the Sofala Province and aims to help the surrounding communities supporting Mozambican children increasing the level of knowledge, in the areas of preschool education, sexual and reproductive health and sanitation.
The Community Association for the Development of the Woman of Tsalala (AMTSALA) is located in the Matola district, in the administrative post of the city, in the neighborhood Tsalala. It was established in 2003 and legalized in February 2006 and is a Non Profit organization. The mission of the association is to help orphans (children), widows and single women living in extreme difficult situations.
Vumbuluka is a community association created in 2004 in Maputo. The group currently has a universe of 37 young people trained in different areas such as: theater, singing, dancing, painting, Sewing, Electricity.
Young people play the most varied roles, monitors, trainers and activists of the group who struggle to instill the values of the association in about 250 young people and children, orphans and homeless, mostly female.
South of Maputo in the community of Mudada, district of Matutuine, Men and Women work daily with cattle, agricultural production, poultry, handicrafts and at the small school where they prepare the little ones for primary education.
Mozarte (Youth Craft Center) is a space for all people deprived of a job opportunity to have access to free training so they can learn technical and professional skills of all types of Handicraft. The Institution aims give tools to the youngsters so they can, by themselves, fight poverty and have a better life.
Mbaticoyane is a non-profit social charity association located in the village of Caia in the north of Sofala province, headquartered in Casa de Saúde. Founded in 2009, it has 43 members, 22 of which are Integrated Domiciliary Care (IDC) activists.
In Matutuine district, in a place called Mudada, 16 women, between the ages of 23 and 39, work daily in the production of handicrafts, making real "works of art" from seeds that they collect on the banks of the Maputo River.
This great initiative known as Casa do Gaiato, was founded by Padre Américo (Américo Monteiro de Aguiar) in 1940 and aims to welcome, educate and integrate into society, children and young people who, for whatever reason, have no family or don´t have anyone that takes care of them.
Fundação Encontro is a Mozambican non-profit organization of public interest, that works with the Communities of the Districts of Boane (Massaca and Mahanhane) and Namaacha (Mahelane, Changalane, Ndividuane), in the South of Mozambique.
Matibane is a community in the Administrative Post of Anchilo in the Northern Province of Namaacha. Matibane is located 40km from Nampula City, but is largely rural with the majority of the population living in a situation of extreme poverty, surviving on family subsistence farming activities.
The community of Makassa is located in the Rapale District of Northern Mozambique, nearly 13km from the city of Nampula. To arrive at the village, you must walk 7km from the main road along a dirt path.
Natoa is a small village along the national road that connects the North and South of Mozambique. Located in the District of Rapale, the village is approximately 16km from the city of Nampula. Despite being relatively close to the city, the village is extremely rural, without access to running water or electricity.
The School of Santa Luísa de Marillac (SLM) is located in the Gaza Province of Mozambique and provides education to over 800 students. In addition to education, it seeks to provide care for HIV-born children, teach key vocational skills in technical courses and rebuild some of the houses of its families.