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Learning Hub #6 – Week of 19 October 2020

In many public campaigns, people are called upon to act in the interest of the ‘voiceless, unseen and powerless’ with little recognition being given to the agency, dignity, courage and ability of those ‘voiceless’ to understand and propose alternatives to the complex socio-economic issues that our country and region are experiencing. Learning Hub #6 will […]

Ubumbano Partner Profiles: Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD) is a social and economic justice coalition that envisions a just Zimbabwe premised on the realisation of citizens’ social and economic rights. ZIMCODD advocates for pro poor policies both at local and national level, and believes that prudence in the mobilisation and utilisation of public resources is key […]

New Head of Africa Department at BfdW

Helle Døssing has been with Bread for the World since 2012, and has been appointed as the Head of the Africa Department. Helle began as Programme Manager responsible for South Africa, and was integrally part of the process that has led to the establishment of ACT Ubumbano today. She has been consultant on Africa politics, […]

Call for Nominations of Board Members

ACT Ubumbano is a newly established voluntary association working with Southern African and European organisations for economic, gender and environmental justice. We do this by: facilitating critical reflection on our social justice practice, listening to and amplifying the voices of those most affected by injustice, and supporting innovative and collaborative solidarity initiatives that seek to […]

Maputo activists training in partnership with Christian Council of Mozambique

I was able to learn to put myself in the place of others, to know what is happening with that person” – Ubumbano Training Course in Mozambique The Christian Council of Mozambique partnered with ACT Ubumbano to conduct training for activists in Maputo. Run over four sessions in August, the training sought to deepen the […]