Humana People To People

One World Center partners with Humana People to People member organizations. Humana’s approach to development is centered on people organizing together in their communities as they take an active role in creating changes in their lives.
Humana People to People organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America have been active for almost 40 years with long-term development projects.

Our Development Instructors join Humana People to People’s projects during their service period in Africa and Brazil to work in projects within the following three main areas.


Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Zambia works in a region where 64% of people live below the poverty line and communities have poor access to water, health care facilities, employment and sanitation. Humana applies a holistic approach to development and works in partnership with communities to build sustainable solutions to eradicate poverty.

Currently, DAPP Zambia, in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Zambia an do the local and international partners, is implementing 23 projects reaching approximately 1 million Zambians.

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Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi believes that poverty can be overcome through adopting a coordinated, community-wide approach to development, which combines education, adult literacy, improved livelihoods, increased production, health, women empowerment and environmental protection. In its 22nd year of implementing development programs in the four thematic areas of agriculture, education, community development and health, DAPP Malawi continues work with the people of Malawi and empower individuals and families to make informed choices about their lives and take an active role in society to reduce poverty, particularly in rural areas.

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Ajuda de Desenvolvimento de Povo para Povo (ADPP) is a Mozambican non-governmental association. It was established in 1982 and has grown steadily during its 34 years of existence. It currently implements over 60 projects across all provinces of the country, employs 3,000 staff and benefits more than 2 million Mozambicans annually.

ADPP Mozambique is active in four main sectors, namely: Education, Health, Agriculture and Renewable Energies. A special focus is given to improving primary education through Teacher Training, improving food security and livelihoods in rural areas through the Farmers’ Clubs and improving community health through the TCE HIV/AIDS prevention and care Program.

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Humana Povo para Povo (HPP) Brazil was founded in May 2007 as a non-profit institution which mission is to stimulate development in its broadest sense, especially through the establishment and execution of projects aimed at sharing knowledge, skills and empowerment to individuals and communities who need help to overcome poverty and the inhuman circumstances in which they live.

Currently, Humana Brasil develops activities in 8 Territories of the State of Bahia, in partnerships with national and international private organizations, and government at the municipal, state and federal levels.

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By joining one of our programs, you will volunteer for either four or six months at a Humana project.