The DPE programme has focused in the following four areas.

  • Peace Education and Community Development
  • Economic Justice Literacy
  • Democracy, Human Rights & Political Education
  • Policy Dialogue and Public Participation

HIV and AIDS is mainstreamed in all the four working areas.

Peace Education and Community Development

Strategic Immediate Objective
Under this programme DPE seeks to see: Communities independently and voluntarily choosing dialogue and other peaceful means of resolving conflicts; and work in cooperation on sustainable development initiatives.

Economic Justice Literacy

Strategic Immediate Objective
Under this programme DPE seeks to see: Communities appreciate global economic trends and act locally to engage neo-liberal initiatives that perpetuate poverty and entrench unfair global economic system.

Democracy, Human Rights and Political Education

Under this programme DPE seeks to see: Communities resist corruption, discrimination & oppression and act collectively to democratize governance and promote human rights at national and local governance levels.

Policy Dialogue and Public Participation

Under this programme DPE seeks to see: Community voices inform local government plans and operations, national budget, policy and laws promulgated by parliament.