• ADPP Angola is celebrating 30 years of active involvement in development work with communities throughout the country

  • ADPP Angola operates 60 projects in 17 provinces in education, community health, agriculture and integrated community development

  • ADPP runs 15 teacher training schools with the Ministry of Education and has graduated 12,694 primary school teachers since 1998

  • ADPP has 1000 employees, 4000 volunteers and 1000 students in teaching practice in 92 municipalities, reaching 700,000 people annually

Water & Sanitation Benguela

ADPP Angola and USAID are working together on a water, sanitation and hygiene project, WASH, to reduce ill-health and the transmission of infectious diseases. On the picture: A demonstation of the tip tap during the opening ceremony

This schools-based project aims to improve water and sanitation conditions in the municipalities of Benguela, Cubal, Chongoroi and Ganda. 105 primary schools are participating, with training on sanitation and hygiene providing the pedagogical input, and latrine construction, the rehabilitation of water points and simple handwashing systems bringing physical improvements 

2017 saw the conclusion of a project seeking to improve the water and sanitation conditions in schools and adjacent communities in the municipalities of Benguela, Cubal, Chongoroi and Ganda, in Benguela Province. 104 primary schools took part in the project, which involved the training of in-service teachers to give hygiene lessons, the construction of latrines, the rehabilitation of water points and the establishing of simple handwashing systems. Each school had their own Water and Sanitation club to promote and maintain change, and members of parents’ committees participated in training sessions and practical actions. Students at the ADPP Teacher Training School and Polytechnic School in Benguela contributed to the objective of the project by passing on the knowledge they themselves received. 2nd Year teacher training students gave lessons at local primary schools during teaching practice, while 3rd Year students implemented water and sanitation projects at the schools and in the communities where they undertook long term teaching practice. The ultimate goal of the project was to effect change among 10,000 families in the communities around the participating schools, by encouraging households to build latrines and install hand washing facilities. In addition to the actions of school children, trainee teachers and Polytechnic students, the project was supported by local people trained as community health activists. They mobilized households to take a stand against poor sanitary practices, including open air defecation, and collaborate using Community Led Total Sanitation methods with a view to villages being certified open defecation free. 42 communities were declared open defecation free by the end of 2017. A Rural Water and Sanitation Technology Centre was established adjacent to EPF and EPP Benguela, to demonstrate low cost, low tech model solutions for toilets, water treatment, soil and water conservation, water storage systems and handwashing stations. Visitors received information about options and costs, and training courses were held here. 

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On conclusion of the project period, on 31 July 2017, all targets had been achieved if not surpassed, and the final results were impressive.

FINAL RESULTS 2012 - 2017

  • 91,860 People reached by the project
  • 104 Schools in the project
  • 104 Schools with active Water and Sanitation clubs
  • 100 Schools with active Parent-Teacher Associations
  • 101 Schools with improved toilets
  • 102 Schools with hand washing facilities
  • 896 In-service teachers trained
  • 8,286 Lessons given
  • 310 People in communities trained as rural dynamos Communities
  • 100 trained in Community Led Total Sanitation
  • 10,905 Latrines built by families near their homes
  • 10,973 Families have constructed hand washing facilities
  • 42 Villages Open Defecation Free
  • 3,422 Visitors at WASH Center
  • 23 Communities with improved water points
  • 32 Low cost/low tech models on display
  • 343 Training courses for PTAs
  • 46 Open Days for the community
  • 49 Outreach activities from WASH center
  • 27 Schools with improved water points / boreholes
  • 520 Teachers giving lessons
  • 535 Pre-service teachers trained
  • 123 Water and Sanitation micro projects implemented by trainee teachers
  • 255 Polytechnic students trained in W&S
  • 10,905 Latrines built by families near their homes
  • 10,973 Families have constructed hand washing facilities
  • 42 Villages Open Defecation Free
  • 3,422 Visitors at WASH Center
  • 23 Communities with improved water points
  • 32 Low cost/low tech models on display
  • 343 Training courses for PTAs
  • 46 Open Days for the community
  • 49 Outreach activities from WASH center
     

ADPP Angola, Rua João de Barros 28, Luanda CP 345. Phone: +244 912 31 08 60  Mail: adpp@adpp-angola.org