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

  • 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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    Together for Sanitation in Mumbwa.

    Sanitation is a fundamental factor for human development, especially in child health and development. People’s Action Forum and UNICEF have worked together to better the sanitation facilities of schools and local communities in Mumbwa District. Traditional leaders, parents, teachers and pupils in local schools and communities came together for sanitation. As a result, the schools

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    Advocacy Training to Accelerate YALE in Zambia

    This training was held after an assessment that was done in August 2015 on the capacities of CSOs to advocate for YALE (Youth and Adult Literacy Education) in Zambia. The assessment reported that CSOs in Zambia have inadequate capacities needed to conduct YALE activities in their respective communities. ‘There is inadequate advocacy being undertaken by

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