Manica Local Partners

Local Government of Manica

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Local Government of Manica

Mozambique’s young democracy is based on a decentralized government that distributes power to provincial Governors. Each province is further divided into districts, with each district governed by a District Administrator and Permanent Secretary. The district Education, Agriculture, Trade, etc. offices all report to the office of the District Administrator. Besides this office there is also a Municipality and Mayor which deals exclusively with matters of the town of Manica. GDM does nothing without the knowledge and co-operation of...

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Macecece Community Radio Station

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Macecece Community Radio Station

An official partnership was signed with Radio Cumunitario Macecece. Collaborations goes back to the days of Bearbl Plavcak and now includes GDM providing computer literacy training and GDM’s General Secretary, Xavier Razão speks on air everyday for an hour. In any democracy a vibrant civil society plays a crucial role and the local radio station with GDM acts as mobilizing agents that promotes social inclusion and cohesion. Sharing Information and speaking openly about important social issues like HIV-Aids, gender, poverty, democracy,...

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Anda Orphanage

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Anda Orphanage

A relationship that goes back to 2001, when ANDA donated soccer kit to GDM through Gert Binder. The friendship between ANDA and GDM also led to Santos (ANDA Manager) getting a prosthetic leg! Recently GDM has leveraged their partnership with Art for Aids International to provide HIV-Aids training, scholarships and food security to ANDA. The orphanage is also a great place for the soccer teams to do their social responsibility, like building a play-park with the orphans from ANDA. Uma mão lava a...

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Kwaedza Simukai Manica

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As Manica’s most established NGO, Kwaedza Simukai Manica (KSM) plays an important role in the development of the town. KSM has greatly assisted GDM over the years and the KSM leadership has been friends, mentors and helpers of GDM. KSM’s main focus is capacity building in the area of agriculture and GDM has a MoU with them that ensures long-term sustainability of the GDM agriculture program. Together with KSM’s telecentro, GDM serves all the people of Manica’s information technology needs.

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Barclays Mozambique & ABSA Africa

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Barclays Mozambique & ABSA Africa

Every project like this requires a strong corporate partner. At the one end of the spectrum Barclays sponsors the English Premier Leaugue, but at the other end they still care about remote African communities, and we are therefore very proud, not only to bank with Barclays, but to work with them in promoting socio-economic change in Manica. Barclays Agreement: The partnership was brokered by ABSA Africa in Johannesburg and executed through Barclays Mozambique in Maputo. {slide=Visit Website} http://www.barclays.co.mz/eng/ ...

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