Overarching projects

The projects in this section all embrace broad skills and problems, the projects look at less subject specific  problems, empowering people to take control of their lives.

You give people really good basic skills and they can simply help themselves to a better, brighter future. Good problem solving is very often from the bottom up.

As the old proverb says: 'give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; you teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime'.

Tomorrow's leaders for Namibia are in University today: working together University of Namibia and Cardiff University are delivering an awful lot of fishing lessons.

UNAM student Michael Shikemeni describes how he came to study computer science and his hopes for the future:


Sharing expertise in study skills with University of Namibia

Sharing academic skills

This project supports UNAM library staff with training and online resource development in academic study skills.

Lucy Baker talks sustainable cycling in Bunya

Cycling for all

This project will produce contemporary and critical knowledge of mobility development for empowerment in post-apartheid Africa.

Voluneers at Mupini health centre

Better teaching: with space to reflect

This project will help UNAM pilot a new course offering discipline-matched Cardiff-based mentors for the ADHE mentors.