The struggle against HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa is a long battle where gradual progress and small success are to be celebrated. Development Aid from People to People in Zambia (DAPP) reports about recent developments.
Expanding an already successful operation, Humana in Spain opened an 8th second hand clothes store in Madrid on December 2nd. Barcelona remains the biggest operation in Spain for the moment with nine stores, but like in football, the ´competition´ from Madrid is there to be respected.
South Africa: HOPE Humana Youth Clubs in Ehlanzeni and Mopani improve the situation of orphans and youths.
December 19th has been declared United Nations Day for South-to-South cooperation. It envisions inclusive development, the sharing of knowledge and resources between southern countries themselves and creating new markets to develop a broader foundation for sustainable economic growth. Humana People to People members participate in various ways in South-to-South Cooperation, one example is the exchange of expertise between different projects, sending qualified and experienced personnel to projects in other countries where specific qualities are needed.
As a response to deforestation, Humana People to People planted 25,000 eucalyptus and moringa trees in more than 100 villages in Zimbabwe.
The idea of the tree planting action was to build awareness in the local communities of Shamva district on environment conservation, global warming and how people to think globally and act locally. Humana People to People used the festive season to plant trees with the local community in their villages.