21 years with Adult education at the core of our rural development agenda.

For 21 years now, People's Action Forum has forged partnerships to support the development of over 80 rural Zambian communities.

With adult education as an entry point, We continue to place development in the hands of native community members.

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About People's Action Forum

Peoples Action Forum is a native not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation in Zambia. Our work involves ensuring, protecting, and advancing the rights of poor and marginalised people through non-formal education, and the empowerment of rural communities to protect and claim their rights to resources in order to secure their livelihood.

We are an open denominational, non-discriminatory society with a membership of over 2,000 people, mostly from the rural communities where we carry out most of our activities. Learn More

Education is the bedrock of human social, economic, cultural and political development.

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Our Stories

  • Mankhwangwe Girls Wearing bibs donated by RFF as they make a game plan.

    Distribution of Educational Materials at Mankhwangwe Community School

    Located 80 km from Chipata town, in Samuel Zone is Mankhwangwe Community School which has a total number of 264 pupils – 112 Boys and 152 Girls. People’s Action Forum (PAF), with support from the Roger Federer Foundation donated education materials and sports equipment. Among the donated items were Mathematics and English books for pupils,

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  • Global Action Week for Education

    Global Action Week for Education 22nd May to 28th May, 2016

    Global Action Week for Education is an annual worldwide campaign, organized by the Global Campaign for Education and actively supported by UNESCO to raise awareness on education and the commitments made by the international community to achieve the global education goal. “Failing to make adequate investments in education puts the fulfilment of the entire global

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  • Pupils using the newly insatalled hand pump. Teachers residence in the back ground

    Where clean water and education go together.

    Seated behind her desk in a tiny office, head teacher Fredah Kafuti explains why a new borehole (drilled well) has made such a positive difference to the primary school she runs near the town of Mumbwa, Zambia. The list is long.               We can provide our students – there

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    New Borehole Renews Hopes at the Church of God Zambia Women Ministry in Chibombo.

    There was great jubilation by the leadership of the Church of God in Zambia when their pipe-long dream of building a Center for the Women’s Ministry in Chibombo was nearing reality. This was because People’s Action Forum (PAF) drilled a borehole, with support funds from the United Church of Canada (UCC), for the project in

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