ALEJO Community Support Project is a Non-governmental Organization based in Mufulira district on the Copperbelt province of Zambia. Its office is located at Mwele Business Centre, Room 2, Freedomway/Accra Road, Mufulira. ALEJO CSP was formed on the 10th June 2010 working in Mufulira communities with a view of mitigating the effects of extreme poverty in the communities. ALEJO is a Greek word which means “defender of man or protector of humanity”.
The organization was registered as a Charitable Trust with the Registrar of Companies on 14th January 2011 with the registration number of 89578 and its serial number is 1233202. ALEJO Community Support Project (ALEJO CSP) being action oriented started to grow in membership and the demand of its services from other communities increased also.
The organization was formed specifically to work with different communities and other like-minded organizations to lobby/Advocate for better and more sustainable community programs with a bias on Livelihood Sustaining Activities (LSAs) and Governance Programs. The organization since inception has lived up to its core-existence i.e. promoting programs on the reduction of extreme poverty in the communities and economic empowerment and raising awareness on the dangers, and effects of HIV/AIDS and other crosscutting issues such as Gender.