In front of the AFSC office, staff stand in new OCODEMA t-shirts. From left: Nelson Fernando, Reuben Chacanha, Justice Duri, Rui Chadzinga, Leocadia Rutsvara, Benedito Filipe Rocha, Rebecca Gerente, Pauline Candiero, Ana Mlambo, Caiado Rodriquez and Patrick Otipa, AFSC Program Director in front. (Not pictured Rosa Manuel and Succeed Tsvanhu).
Those quoted are Justice Duri (3rd from left), Leocadia (5th from left) and Ana Mlambo (2nd from right).
Arlene Kelly, Clerk of the Board will visit four African countries, meeting with AFSC staff, partners and communities in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Burundi.
In July 2003, AFSC photographer Terry Foss traveled to Africa to document the progress of several AFSC programs on the continent. His trip included a visit to AFSC's Recovery to Development Program in Mozambique's Manica Province.
Since 2001, AFSC's Mozambique Integrated Rural Development Program(MIRD) has worked in partnership with three communities located in Manica Province. In Denglelenga, Dororo and Chitunga, AFSC has developed projects that include reforestation, fish ponds, community gardens and school construction. Throughout this time, the MIRD program has been committed to following three basic steps:
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
Where we work
AFSC has office around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.