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trategic Partner Organisations

AFRODAD has strategic partner organisations in several African countries. Read more about who they are and where they are located.




The Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development, ZIMCODD, is a socio-economic justice coalition established in February 2000 to facilitate citizens' involvement in making public policy and practice pro-people and sustainable. ZIMCODD views Zimbabwe's indebtedness, the unfair global trade regime and lack of democratic people-centered economic governance as root causes of the socio-economic crises in Zimbabwe and the world at large. Drawing from community-based livelihood experiences of its membership, ZIMCODD implements programmes targeted at educating the citizens, facilitating policy dialogue among stakeholders and engaging and acting on socio-economic governance at local, regional and global levels.


KENDREN (Kenya Debt Relief Network)

Kenya Debt Relief Network (KENDREN) is a network of non-governmental and religious organizations, community based associations and individuals across the country concerned with the enormous debt burden in Kenya that continues to cripple development and efforts to improve the living standards of the country’s citizens.

The network was officially launched in 1999 with an emphasis to coordinate and facilitate civil society activities towards cancellation of the country’s debt in the light of the Jubilee 2000 campaigns worldwide.



Jubilee Zambia

Jubilee-Zambia is a national movement campaigning for the total cancellation of all Zambia's foreign debt and that of other poor countries. The main goal of the campaign is to achieve effective and equitable debt cancellation that results in increased poverty eradication.

Jubilee-Zambia asserts strongly the co-responsibilities on the creditors as well as the debtors for the creation of high levels of debt prevalent in most of the poorest countries of the world. It also asserts that the powerful G-7 nations have leverage over the the international financial system. Moreover, the elite leaders in debtor countries have an in-built incentive to over-borrow.



Malawi Economic Justice Network

Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) is a coalition of more than 100 civil society organizations, which have activities in the field of economic governance.  MEJN’s membership include NGOs, Community Based Organisations, Trade Unions, representatives of the Media, the academia, among others.

The MEJN Secretariat in Lilongwe, coordinates the day-to-day activities of MEJN. A Board of Directors manages MEJN activities. MEJN is also represented in the districts and has regional coordinators helping to coordinate the activities of the MEJN district chapters.


Uganda Debt Network

Uganda Debt Network (UDN) was formed in 1996 to campaign for debt relief for Uganda. The mission is to advocate for pro-poor policies and full participation of poor people in influencing poverty focused policies, monitoring the utilization of public resources and ensuring that borrowed and natural resources are prudently managed in open, accountable and transparent manner so as to benefit the Ugandan people.


Tanzania Coalition on Debt and Development (TCDD)

The Tanzania Coalition on debt and development (TCDD) is a National Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Tanzania that have dedicated themselves to undertake various lobbying and advocacy activities towards debt cancellation/relief, poverty eradication and sustainable human development.

The coalition was officially launched in 1998 by then the Minister for Finance Honorable Daniel Yona. The main objective of the coalition is to coordinate civil society organisations' activities and facilitating the sharing of experiences on debt relief campaign in Tanzania.


Economic Justice Network

EJN’s vision is to harness the resources of the Southern African region for all its people, with a view to bringing about economic justice through the transforming agency of Christians compelled by the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The mission is to strengthen the commitment of the church in its advocacy work on economic justice and to act as a catalyst for engaging people in the promotion of just economic and social structures. The Network will establish mechanisms to bring the experience and concerns of the marginalized and the poor people to the agenda of the church and society.


African Network for Environmental and Economic Justice (ANEEJ)

The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) is a non-profit, non-political, and non-governmental organization based in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Working with local communities, civil society organisations, the private sector and state and national governments our focus is sustainable development, the alleviation of poverty and economic empowerment.

ANEEJ has covered a number of issues during this time, including Debts and Structural Adjustments, monitoring International Financial Institutions (World Bank, International Monetary Fund, African Development Bank), Public Expenditure Management, Revenue Transparency, Budget Monitoring & Tracking and Environmental Issues including Water & Sanitation.


Grupo Mocambicano da Divida (Mozambican Debt Group)

O Grupo Moçambicano da Divida (GMD) é uma coligação constituída (desde 1996-97), por entidades colectivas e singulares comprometidas com o desenvolvimento económico e social do país, em geral, e com a dívida externa, pobreza e boa governação, em particular.


Centre for Promotion of Economic and Social Alternatives


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Rwanda Debt Group