Support mining affected communities

Take part in Afrika Kontakt’s Mozambique group

Afrika Kontakt is searching for dedicated activists to take part in solidarity and project work with communities affected by the mining industry, including the possibility to join a partner visit to Mozambique.
21. november 2017

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Our partner organization AAAJC work with democratic mobilization of local communities in the Tête-province in Mozambique and supports them in seeking redress and compensation for violations caused by extractive industries and mega projects in the province. The main tasks of our partner is to support the organization of local communities, to raise awareness of the rights of the populations as they are stated in the law, to assist the communities in seeking redress and to monitor the implementation of agreements.

Take part in the project group and

  • Work closely with a social organization in Mozambique
  • Gain experience managing a project with the Danish Civil Society Fund (CISU)
  • Plan and carry out partner visits  
  • Work with political campaigns on human rights and global distribution of resources   

We are looking for people who

  • Are interested in natural resources and conflicts related to the extractive development model
  • Wants to learn about project work, including financial administration and assessment
  • Will engage for at least 6 month
  • Knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish is an advantage, but not a requirement

You do not need to have experience with volunteer or activist work. By becoming active in Afrika Kontakt you will gain political and practical experience and make a difference.

Everybody who has an interest, and who shares our principle of active solidarity with active people, can join. Our only requirement is that you become a member and that you dedicate the time needed.

As an activist in Afrika Kontakt you will take part in a dynamic and social working collective, engaged in the struggles to secure economic, social and political rights globally.

Feel like joining? Please write a short motivation for joining the group to marie@afrika.dk, or call Afrika Kontakt to learn more +45 3535 9232. Making an internship with us is also a possibility.