Family Adoption Programme

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Family Adoption Programme (FAP) is a Community Based Development and Aid Program, providing care and support to the individual child through the extended family and contributes to sustainable development of the community as a whole.

Project Area

The operation area is in two Districts, namely Thyolo and Chikhwawa and implemented in Nanseta and Changata (Thyolo) and Maseya, Ngabu and Khoko (Chikhwawa).

Target Group

The project targets and empowers self mobilized beneficiaries who are committed and capable to participate in their own demand-driven development initiatives: using locally available resources where requested.

The beneficiaries are selected by the community and are within the age range of 4-18 years.


Some of the activities FAP is implementing are (selected few):

  • Food Security Program
  • Irrigation Farming
  • Winter Cropping
  • Animal Husbandry (Goat-pass on)
  • Bee keeping and honey processing
  • Village Savings and Loans (VS&L)
  • Education Support (Primary & Secondary)
  • Child Protection
  • Day-Care food supplement program