WELCOME TO DAPP ZAMBIA

For the past 30 years DAPP Zambia has actively been involved in long-term development projects, working in various thematic areas of Education, Integrated Community Development, Agriculture and Climate Change, Health and fight against HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Fundraising Business and Humanitarian Actions.

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THE SELF HELP GROUP APPROACH

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Thematic Areas

Education

  DAPP’s pedagogy is characterised by creating a space for students of all ages to be the drivers and navigators of their own training, in a collective setting where studying together and individually goes hand in hand. Exploring the reality of life and using..... MOD_MACB_READ_MORE_TITLE Education

Health and fight against HIV/AIDS

  DAPP works with communities to leverage Zambia’s Ministry of Health in promoting health interventions and services. DAPP is enabling individual community members to take centre-stage in safeguarding their own health and wellbeing. To achieve this,..... MOD_MACB_READ_MORE_TITLEHealth and...

Human Rights

Our Human Rights projects give skills and knowledge to offenders and strengthen the reintegration response in Correctional Facilities and Juvenile Centres to prevent ex-offenders from reoffending after release, so as to give them a better restart of their lives.     ..... MOD_MACB_READ_MORE_TITLE Human Rights

Community Development

DAPP Child Aid establishes structures including Community Action Groups and Savings and Lending Groups, which focus on shared skills and knowledge development to identify and create wealth from resources within their reach. It promotes the use of diversity and..... MOD_MACB_READ_MORE_TITLECommunity...

Agriculture and Climate Change

  DAPP Zambia’s agriculture and climate change programs support small holder farmers to increase production, income, resilience and address the impact of climate change. Our approach to supporting sustainable agriculture and environment puts..... MOD_MACB_READ_MORE_TITLEAgriculture...

Clothes and Shoes

DAPP’s sale of second hand clothes and shoes has been developed over many years as a social enterprise to create double value in promoting sustainability and supporting social development projects across Zambia. The sales fund social..... MOD_MACB_READ_MORE_TITLEClothes and...
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DAPP Children’s Town , Outreach Learning Programme during the closure of schools due to COVID-19, has kept none examination class pupils current with their education syllabus.

The School Learning Programme has 397 pupils from preschool to Grade 6 that it grouped into four different meeting places to easy up the learning process. Geoffrey Ndiwa, School Patron explained that at the centres before grouping the pupils into their different grades, they are given masks to wear, sanitize their hands and we explain to them the importance of sitting apart.

“The whole idea of the programme is to keep learners up-to-date with school work. Since we are not allowed to be teaching, our job is to give them tasks which they do at home for a week and then bring them back for marking,” Ndiwa said.

The tasks come with instructions from the teachers. The pupils go through the tasks in “Trios” (groups of three pupils). This helps slow learners understand the tasks before going home.

“At home the learners find time to work in their Trio groups and those parents who are able, participate in coaching the pupils on their tasks. This kind of learning has helped so much because it’s participatory. Parents are able to monitor the progress of their children’s learning process,” Ndiwa added.

The programme has given teachers experience of understanding various methods of teaching they were not exposed to during their training. At the initial stage the teachers went door to door sensitising families about COVID 19 and selling the idea of the programme to the communities, receiving an overwhelming support.

“We teach from open places. At first it felt awkward, but now we have gained a lot of experience. Our friends from other schools used to say, ‘why should a teacher follow a pupil?’ But for us what matters is the passion we have to help the pupils. We now understand them more than before. We now understand why some pupils get late to school for instance, because we cycle the very long distances which they walk to come to school,” Ndiwa revealed.

The programme has made learners to be up-to-date with the subject syllabuses, and it has also enhanced the good relationship between the school and the communities and this means the pupils will not be behind with school work when schools re-open.

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DAPP under COVID 19

ZAMFAM sensitizes 70,000 Families on COVID-19 Prevention

The Zambia Family South Central (ZAMFAM SC) Project has sensitized over 70,000 families on the measures of combating the corona virus in their communities in Southern and Central Provinces of Zambia.

UN highlights DAPP’s response to COVID 19 on the needs of inmates and street children

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for Southern and Eastern Africa has highlighted DAPP Zambia’s response to COVID 19 on the needs of inmates in Correctional Facilities and those of Street Children.

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Contact Us

DAPP Zambia

Head Office

12 Luneta Road, Northrise, Ndola

Tel: +260 975 251 222

 

Partnership Office

13 Antelope Close, Kabulonga, Lusaka

Tel: +260 972 268 454; +260 955 628 498

 

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