We are attending the US-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique
Humana People to People is attending the US-Africa Business Summit being hosted by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the Government of Mozambique. The 12th edition of the summit will be held from 18 – 21 June 2019 in Maputo, Mozambique.
The US-Africa Business Summit brings together more than 1,000 US and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials and multilateral stakeholders. The summit will serve as a platform for USA and African business and government leaders to engage, network, explore and advocate for effective US and Africa trade and investment.
Since 1997, Corporate Council on Africa's US-Africa Business Summit has been regarded as an essential conference on doing business including investing in Africa. The multi-day conference will address the rapidly evolving models for business and investment on the continent's most pressing sectors. It is going to offer countless opportunities for meeting new partners, gathering insights and business development.
ADPP Mozambique and Planet Aid Inc, both members of Humana People to People, will be present at the four day event. At the summit they will hold exhibitions showcase the sustainable development activities which are improving thousands of people across southern Africa including Guinea Bissau. Planet Aid Inc is a member of Corporate Council on Africa. It is supporting the implementation of development work in the key areas of education, health – HIV and AIDS, sustainable agriculture, climate change and environment protection. ADPP Mozambique is a Mozambican local charity organization which has been supporting the people of Mozambique to transform their lives since 1982. As of now ADPP Mozambique is running 11 teacher training colleges, a university, three vocational schools, several health projects responding to HIV and AIDS, TB, malaria and nutrition impacting millions of lives.
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives are hallmarks of many Corporate Council on Africa member organizations. Most of the organizations are heavily investing in transforming the lives of people in Africa.
In a special session called “Corporate Council on Africa Members Doing Good”, Marie Lichtenberg Director of International Partnerships at Planet Aid Inc will be part of a panel forum. She will present on sustainable and corporate social responsibility on Friday 21st of June 2019 at 0730hrs Central Africa time. The session will highlight a few of Corporate Council on Africa’s member organizations and their initiatives doing good in Africa.
Planet Aid has accumulated a wealth of experience in teaming up with other members of Humana People to People in raising funding for development work in Africa, India and Latin America. Some of the funds it raised has supported large scale HIV and AIDS programmes in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Currently, Planet Aid and ADPP Mozambique are implementing the Food for Knowledge project in Mozambique. The project is a comprehensive school feeding, nutrition and education initiative funded by the US Department of Agriculture as part of the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. The programme is benefiting over 89,000 children in 271 primary schools of Maputo province in Mozambique.
Humana People to People and its members work closely with the governments of Africa in transforming lives of the marginalized populations. All the solidary cooperation in development work seek to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.