Organizational and capacity development of youth grassroots groups in the targeted communities.
Recent Events
Community theatre performances using participatory theatre for change methodology
Success stories
Impact of our programs and staff have had on the lives of the many youth that have passed through its doors.

More than 75, 000 children & youths

Welcome To Africa Directions

Africa Directions (AD) is a youth-led, national, non-governmental, non-profit making organization t that’s was established in 2000 and registered with the Patents and Companies’ Registration Agency (PACRA) as a Limited Company by Guarantee. Africa Direction (AD) was conceptualized by four Zambian young people in 2001, as part of the response to the growing HIV epidemic in Mtendere, a high-density area in the eastern part of Lusaka. AD has evolved from a community organization to a renowned national and regional youth organization. AD currently runs national programmes with an annual reach of over 35,000 children and young people and is operating from Lusaka, Copperbelt, North-western and Luapula provinces.

Strategic Areas of Focus


Africa Directions undertakes the several activities to address SRHR issues and to reach out to the young people with information and access to SRHR services.


Organizational and capacity development of youth grassroots groups in the targeted communities. Urban upgrading and improvement through actual involvement by the youth.


Training of young people in entrepreneurship skills using GET-Ahead and Own Savings for Wealth Creation (OSAWE) methodologies. Linking of young entrepreneurs to support services.

Children’s rights

Parent/Child Dialogue Meeting. b) Training of Child Mentors. c) Provision of safe spaces and recreational facilities. d) Community sensitization and awareness raising. e) Stakeholder engagement meeting on children’s rights


Our Testimonials

Peer educators & drama members help to sensitize the community on the the VCT process & the importance of knowing one’s status. From humble backgrounds, these young people were given the guidance and support they needed and they share their experience at African Directions through these testimonials.

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Yearly Events

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Yearly Programs

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