Mozambique, Africa

We advance families and access in Mozambique

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Our Mission in Mozambique, Africa

What we do in Mozambique

Since 2003, Advance has been working to build thriving, sustainable communities and improve the health of individuals and families in Mozambique.

With our partners, NGUNI, a local NGO, Advance supports families in Mozambique through access to clean water, nutritional education, and HIV/AIDS testing and support. We’re training local families how to sustainably produce nutritious food and maintain sanitary water systems, fostering healthy families for generations to come.

Advance in Mozambique, Africa

Read the latest stories of how people and families have found hope, health, and fulfillment in the communities we serve.

Mozambique, Africa Stories

Bato Has Hope and a Future

Bato is a sharp and resourceful young man. At 19-years-old, he’s the main bread-winner for his siblings and ill mother in Mozambique. It’s a duty Bato takes seriously, so much so that…

About | World Soil Day, December 5th

Submitted by Tatumn Zale, Development Associate The 5th of December is World Soil Day. Soil is the ultimate life supply for healthy food, ecology, and a healthy planet as a whole! This day is…

Seeds + Knowledge = Hope

When we met Margarida, a single mother raising four children in rural Mozambique, it was clear she needed help. Her family was working tirelessly to grow food the best way they knew…

Food Security Doesn’t Always Equal Nutrition

One in eight households in the United States is food insecure. That means that over 40 million people do not have access to enough food. Globally, there are over 2 billion people struggling with food security.…

Planting Seeds of Hope in Mozambique

In Mozambique, there is very little work to be had, causing families to survive on what they grow themselves in tiny plots of land called machambas. Flora, a mother of five, works…

From Mozambique: HIV, Healing and Hope

HIV testing and treatment is still met with hesitation and distrust in Mozambique, home to an estimated 2 million HIV-positive residents. Here, the disease is often not fully understood by community members…

COVID-19 International Relief Projects

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses at different rates through every country around the globe, Esperança is responding to the unique needs that arise in each of our partner communities. Today, we would…

Sanitation is Only Step One For the Zimila Family

The household of Flora Agostinho Zimila has 8 members. Looking at this family’s living conditions a few months ago would surprise you… Esperança’s Community Health Activists witnessed some hard conditions upon their…

Earth Day 2020 – For People and Planet

By Jazmin Hernandez, Community Health Educator The solar system reminds us that, just as the Earth is not at the center of the Universe, neither are we humans the center of the…

The Esperança Model and Why it Works

By Jeri Royce, President & CEO Many of us feel called to “fix” the problems in the world, whether it be here in America or in another country. Starving children, homelessness, lack…

A Tale of Two Mothers

Gilda Gwambe and Filomena Valente had very different starts to life, but living in Maciene, Mozambique they shared similar, seemingly impassible, obstacles. Maciene is a village of little over 300 people, struggling…

Mother & Son – Learning Together

Maciene, Mozambique is largely run by women. An area scarce in economic resources, men often leave their families to find work in South Africa.  Ten hours to the west of Maciene, the…

Mozambique, Africa

What we do in Mozambique

Since 2003, Advance has been working to build thriving, sustainable communities and improve the health of individuals and families in Mozambique.

With our partners, NGUNI, a local NGO, Advance supports families in Mozambique through access to clean water, nutritional education, and HIV/AIDS testing and support. We’re training local families how to sustainably produce nutritious food and maintain sanitary water systems, fostering healthy families for generations to come.