When it was established in 2001, ASSCODECHA (Community Association for Human Development) was called “Community Association for the Development of Chamanculo – ASSCODECHA”, inspired by the name of the historic Chamanculo Ward located in the Municipal district of NHLAMANKULU, located in outskirts of Maputo City.

ASSCODECHA, is a result of the collaboration of local youth and women’s groups (From the same neighborhood Chamanculo) with the mission to solve different problems related to urban poverty and to help vulnerable families in a participatory and sustainable way.

Since 2017, it has the status of carrying out activities throughout the national territory that was granted by the Government, in recognition of the work done since its foundation. And defined as intervention sectors the following: Training and Professional Insertion; Education; Cheers; Citizenship and Human Rights; Youth; Sanitation of the environment; Social Entrepreneurship.