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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    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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    Accelerating YALE Advocacy training

    Budget tracking and budget analysis group work and practical, all part of the Advocacy training. “We as CSOs advocating for Adult Education need to have special interest in budgeting in order for us to be aware of the challenges being faced when implementing the programs. This exercise made Civil Society Organizations aware of all the

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  • Nicodemus Kanongovere

    Nico’s Story

    Nicodemus Kanongovere was born in 1981, he is second in the family of eleven, and he lives in Nakasaka Village 30km away from Mumbwa Town. Growing up, he was very dedicated to school and whereas most of his friends opted to drop-out and indulged in negative vices, he soldiered on until he completed his high

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