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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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    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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    Ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a Community Literacy Center in Nega-Nega.

    More than 100 People’s Action Forum (PAF) supporters on Thursday, July 29, 2015 celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a 1×2 community learning classroom block for literacy tutors training and life skills education, a project that is being implemented by PAF in partnership with the Korean National Commission for UNESCO (KNCU) under the

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  • Creating opportunities for women to play a part in the education of the girl child

    A story of how older women are engaging to mentor out of school girls in their communities, in an effort to socially empower, prepare and re-enroll them back into formal Schools. It is often said, ‘educate a woman you educate a nation’, such is the story of Agnes Ndala a woman dedicated to ensuring that

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    PAF Special News

    Farewell ED! The Board of Peoples Action Forum announces the retirement of Mrs. Jennifer Mukabe Chiwela from her position as Executive Director of PAF on 31st December 2011, a responsibility she passionately carried out from the founding of PAF in 1994. In her time in office have been in the employ of PAF, many more

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  • Achievements

    Since its establishment in 1994, PAF has undertaken community empowerment programmes. PAF has: Proved of basic education since 1997, now supporting 41 community schools and over 100 teachers . Initiated and maintains 117 Adult Learning Circles in with nearly 170 facilitators and well to help people in rural areas to become self-sustainable Facilitated the drilling

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