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Network for Youth and Adult Education Advocacy

Pemba, Mozambique
Joined August 2020

Based in Pemba, our mission is Promote Sustainable Development for Vulnerable communities, through Education. Literacy, environment, Climate change, sanitation, employment, woman rights,

Presence in: Mozambique
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Women's Rights

The Network for Youth and Adult Education Advocacy (RAJANO) is a non-profit Association founded in 2012, with scope of action in the Provinces of Cabo Delgado, Niassa and Nampula, in Mozambique. The headquarters are currently based in the city of Pemba, on Avenue 25th of September, at the School of Ethics, Citizenship and Development.

The Objective of the Network for Youth and Adult Education Advocacy is to Promote Sustainable Community Development, through:

1.Promotion of access to Environmental Education;

  1. Community climate change resilience literacy;
  2. Education for vulnerable youth and girl professional insertion;
  3. Literacy and professional Education for Economic Integration of disadvantaged and vulnerable youth, girl and adults;
  4. Evidence-based advocacy – promoting reflection meetings, territorial diagnoses and studies on the right to education for girls, youth and adults;

For the Advocacy Network for Youth and Adult Education Advocacy, access to Education is not only a human right, but fundamentally a key human right that opens the door to access all other rights of girls, youth and adults and alse for a real social cohesion.

Currently, our association is implementing an initiative that promotes Retention of girls in schools, in 3 communities of Mieze, Nanlia and Muepani, in Metuge district, Cabo Delgado Province, funded by the Spanish ONGD GernikatiK Mundura.

Our organization is member of the International Council for Adult Education – ICAE

since 2010 and we have been attending several international conferences on Education, Lifelong Learning and Environment.

Organization’s web:ção-De-Jovens-E-Adultos-Pemba-Moçambique-1076502642417434/

People Associated With This Organization

Valerio Ussene

Network for Youth and Adult Education...
Joined August 2020
Interests: Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
Master in Social Education and Bachelor in Educational Sciences,11 years as University lecturer, 3 years as Faculty Pedagogic Director, 5 years as Coordinator of Post Graduate Programs and Coordinator of Research Centers; 5 years as Consultant in Governance, Citizen Engagement and participation, trainings, workshops, capacity building, seminary facilitation using participatory methodologies, project impact assessment, strategic plans for public institutions; large experience with national and international non-profit organizations, Gas and Oil companies as well.

From 28th March 2019 – to 30th July 2020 I worked for North Eagle Star Global Talent (NES Global Talent) as service provider for Gas and Oil company in Mozambique, Rovuma LNG, acting as Community Liaison Officer;
From July 2018 – to 25th March 2019 I worked to the Network for Youth and Adult Education - RAJANO acting as Project Coordinator;
From 16th November 2015 – to 30th June 2018 I worked for COWI Mozambique – Municipal capacity Development Program-PRODEM, acting as Municipal Technical Advisor in Governance, Citizen Engagement and Participation in 26 Municipalities of Mozambique;
From February 2017 – December 2017 - COWI Mozambique – Municipal Development Program – PRODEM, acting as Pemba City Office Manager and Team Leader of Consultants and Municipal Technical Advisors based in Pemba City Office
February 2008 – November 2015 - Catholic university of Mozambique – Faculty of Tourism and Informatics, acting as Deputy Director, Coordinator of Research Centre in Sustainability and Technologies and Coordinator of Post Graduate program
April 2011 – July 2014 - School of Ethics, Citizenship and Development, acting as Pedagogic Advisor and Coordinator of Research Centre and Social Observatory
January 2014 – September 2014 - Istituto Oikos – Onlus – Tourism Profession Project, acting as Pedagogic Advisor;
February 2007 – February 2008 - Concern Universal, acting as Programs officer
July 2005 – February 2007 - Facilidade de Desenvolvimento da Sociedade Civil/Civil Society Development Facility, acting as Communication and Capacity Building Officer
From June 2015 to April 2020 - Member of the Executive Committee of the International Council of Adult Education - ICAE - elected at the last General Assembly in Montreal-Canada, in June 2015; Author of the Mozambican Profile Report for the Global Monitoring Report on Adult Education (
Co-author of Article Cooperativism and Development:
Founder of the Advocacy Network for Youth and Adult Education
Speaker at the Thematic Social Forum – Cupula dos Povos - in 2011: The Role of Civil Society and Social Movements for Rio + 20 Success, held in Porto Alegre, Brasil. Currently i am fundraiser and Adviser for the Organization.
Valerio Ussene is the network champion (main point of contact) for Network for Youth and Adult Education Advocacy.

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