Since the 1980s, ADPP GB has been involved in building the country, standing shoulder to shoulder with the government of Guinea-Bissau and International Organizations. ADPP organized the arrival of International Volunteers who saw help through the construction of schools, health centers and other basic and necessary infrastructure.
These first actions began under the Children’s Aid program and the cashew plantation as a method to involve communities for the country’s economic development processor.
Humana People to People
ADPP Guiné-Bissau is a member of the People to People Human Federation, a network of independent national organizations working to contribute to sustainable and sustainable development in the southern countries.
Member organizations of the People to People Human Federation in Europe and North America collect and recycle secondhand clothes and footwear, earmarking the proceeds of their sale to development projects whose basis is the union of population forces to promote changes that improve Their lives and those of their communities.
In turn, members operating in Africa, Asia and Latin America work with and for the communities.
Such as education, health, income generation, agricultural production, etc. This work is carried out within the framework of development programs that integrate local, national and international actors, including government institutions, NGOs and community members.
Examples of humanitarian and relief assistance:
ADPP Guinea- Bissau was the only nongovernmental organization in the country that continued to operate in Guinea-Bissau during the 1998-1999 political conflict, distributing food and coordinating efforts between foreign organizations and government authorities.
- Distribution of food in primary schools and pre-schools in the Oio region.
- Construction of maternity hospital in Bissorã
- Organization of a major cleaning campaign in the capital shortly after the war of 1998 – 1999.
- Between 2003 and 2005, ADPP GB built 15 schools with 33 fully equipped classrooms, 14 double latrines and 14 rehabilitated water fountains.
- In order to demobilize ex-combatants, 733 of them participated in a training program at the Vocational School in Bissorã.