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