Mozambique

AFSC Supports New Civil Society in Mozambique

OCODEMA logo launch

Mozambican community members at logo launch

Community members pose in front of logo for new community organization, OCODEMA.

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Contact: Anna Crumley-Effinger

Office: 215-241-7150

QUAKER GROUP SUPPORTS NEW CIVIL SOCIETY IN MOZAMBIQUE

After more than 30 years, AFSC leaves its work in good hands of OCODEMA 

Mozambique micro-finance group

Mozambican women and men's groups work on micro-finance projects.

A community group works together on plans for a micro finance project. July 2009.

OCODEMA logo launch

Mozambican community members at logo launch

Community members pose in front of logo for new community organization, OCODEMA.

Dengalenga, Mozambique project visit

Community member shows project to Africa staff

Dereje Wordofa, Africa Regional Director, during a staff visit to the AFSC program in Deengalenga, Mozambique.

Developing Communities in Mozambique : News : Toward a New Africa : AFSC

Developing Communities in Mozambique

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.

Mozambique - Let the People Speak!

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:

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