AAIDA NGO

AAIDA
Rua da Eca, Casa Nº 172, Bairro Bita Sapú,
Municipio de Talatona, Luanda Angola
Email: aaidango@gmail.com
Tel: ++ 244 927709539

Services


PROGRAMS

Programs Start up program: CAOP B Zero Waste project, Viana Municipality, Luanda, Angola. This project started in August 2017, is an effort in providing responsible and sustainable waste management practices, including clean up campaigns, and continuous sensitization of the population by peer educators and introducing regular community clean-up activities and targeted clean-up campaigns. The CAOP B area is located in Viana municipality of Luanda and the community has a total population of 10,000 inhabitants. This area is characterized by poor drainage, unimproved sanitation, environmental hazards, rodent and insect infestations with strong community connections. Goal: To contribute to environmental preservation and sustainable development through implementation of zero waste strategies in CAOP B neighbourhood in Viana municipality, Luanda province. Specific objectives:  To initiate responsible and sustainable waste management practices that help preserve the environment in CAOP B neighbourhood  To improve families’ knowledge, attitudes and practices as regards waste management. The key achievements so far include:  Four successful cleanup campaigns  A decrease in littering outside homes  Community participation in cleanup activities  Distribution of leaflets educating on waste management  Community talks on environmental care  Themed up with unemployed youths for cleanup activities, and it became a good example of what we can achieve in Luanda Sea turtle conservation AAIDA volunteers conduct sea turtle conservation sensitization education in Cabinda Release of sea turtle by fishermen after sensitization talks with Santos Stand up and walk in Cidade Universitário Urban District, Talatona municipality This is a twelve month,45,500 AUD project with funding from the Australian High Commission in Pretoria To goals is to improve the life skills (leadership, literacy, health) of Angolan youth through themed sports while growing knowledge of the games of football and basketball and their power as a development tool and form a greater sense of empowerment that will expand beyond the football and basketball arena into everyday life. Project´s direct beneficiaries include 254 (Females 126 and males 128): these include 16 coaches (2 Females and 14 males) and 238 students (124 females and 114 males) from training in junior football and life skills. The project also distributed training materials and t-shirts as sports attire. Project indirect beneficiaries include 1,028 (females 411 and males 617): mainly those who benefitted from life skill training. Beneficiaries participated in interactive talks during school games. Accomplishments include: Within six months, 16 coaches have trained 238 students who know the game football. The 16 coaches have been certified by the Angolan Football Federation. Enrolled sports students have organized cleanup campaigns with 438 students participating (271 females and 167 males) and this is new to students. Donations by students and by their parents to flood victims of Mozambique show their affection for humanity special thanks to José Matias of the Astro School who handed the donations to the Angolan television. Themed sports students now give talks to their peers before and during breaks when there is a match in the school. All the trained 16 school coaches received training for the first time on junior football with a high delegation from the Angolan football federation, with two trainers and a board member Mr. Aniceto M. Rosse Muquinto. The school faculties have welcomed the project and are supportive encouraging the trainers and students. Beneficiaries have been trained on various themes including: effects of drugs and saying no to drugs, HIV/AIDS, water, sanitation and hygiene education, malaria, rights of children and citizenship. Capelongo Integrated Community Development Project, Huila province This is a fifteen-month community development project using beans, potato and onions value chains as an entry point combined with water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition, malaria and citizenship education and targeting 57 rural women of Capelongo commune and various beneficiaries in win-win partnerships. The project will is using local talent embedded in the ministry of agriculture and forestry (MINAF). The general objective of the project is to achieve food security and poverty reduction through enhanced utilization of agricultural knowledge and marketing. The project started in February 2021 and has as objectives: • Increase quantity (productivity) and quality (value added) for beans, potato and garlic, and horticulture. • Increase access to markets for beans, potato and garlic produced in Capelongo commune • Promote community awareness and training in water, sanitation, hygiene, nutrition, malaria and citizenship and COVID-19 prevention

About


AboutAbout
About us
AAIDA is a national agriculture, health, education and environmental NGO that was established in August 2017 in Luanda Angola.
Vision
A secure natural heritage of Angola and improved lives of Angolans 
Mission
Our mission is to contribute to the protection and preservation of the environment. We do this by acting to conserve threatened species and ecosystems in Angola through the use of sustainable solutions, taking into account human needs in partnership with communities, the government and partners. To achieve this AAIDA intends to work with a federation of autonomous programs. AAIDA´s focus areas for intervention are agriculture, health, education and environmental protection.
Board of DirectorsFelicia Maria Amaral Comandante - President 
Felicia is undergoing post graduate studies in Public Health. She holds a Bachelor in Science Degree in Laboratory Analysis and Public Health from the Methodist University of Angola. She has worked as a national trainer for the blood bank, an area where she is skillful. She has attended a wide number of courses and she is the owner of a medical centre in Luanda. She has worked as a private consultant conducting field surveys. Felicia has worked in the Namibia on human rights. She worked a field officer with an International NGO in Angola.
Mr Jose Damiao Manuel Paulo
Mr Jose Paulo holds a bachelors degree in economics from the Instituto Superior de Ciencas Socias e Relacoes Internacionais in Angola. He is a well rounded professional with knowledge in accounting, business administration, logistics, procurement and human resources. He worked for five years with the British Embassy in Luanda Angola as a trade adviser. He has six years experience working with international humanitarian organizations in different leadership positions. He has also worked in the oil service provision sector in Angola.
Benedito Henrique Ricardo

Has a certificate in administration and commerce from the Instituto Santo Rafael in Angola. He has a diploma in pharmacy. Ricardo was country manager for GlaxoSmithKline in Angola for three years. Prior to that he had worked as commercial director for Laborex and as a medical delegate for SANDOZ pharmaceuticals. Ricardo has ten years experience working with the UN as finance and logistics officer. Mr Ricardo continues to work with the pharmaceutical industry.
Anna Nakale-Kawana
Anna holds a MSc Financial Economics from the University of London and MA Joint Hons degree in economics and agricultural - economics from Aberdeen University in the United Kingdom. She also holds a number of certificates and a diploma in management and development studies.
Anna worked in the financial sector in Namibia for about 25 years. She held several management positions in the Ministry of Finance. She has been at the helm of Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation (NAMIBRE) as a Managing Director for 10 years. She served on Board of Directors of various organizations both in private and semi-government sector. During her many years of practical and professional engagement she has gained extensive experience in human resource management, finance, economics and general management
Margarida Essenje Comandante Sachitundu
She holds a BSC in human resource management from the Luziada University in Angola. Margarida has experience working with NGOs in the accounts department. She has worked as a youth trainer with FBOs and has extensive experience as a female youth leader.

Contact


  • Luanda, Luanda Province, Angola