Velodrome experience - October 2021
Jul 28,2021

Thrilling velodrome experience

Join us on Wednesday 20 October 2021 for exclusive use of the iconic velodrome at London’s Olympic Stadium. Enjoy a track session with coaching, timed competition and pursuit race to finish. No previous experience of track cycling necessary to enjoy this unique experience. The cost is £250 per person, helping to raise vital funds to […]

Training at the Centre for Excellence
Jul 15,2021

World Youth Skills Day 2021

15 July 2021. This year’s World Youth Skills Day on 15 July marks the resilience and creativity of young people throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We recently celebrated the graduation ceremonies of our 2020 trainees. These trainees saw their classrooms closed due to lockdown, adapting to new and unfamiliar distance learning programmes. They incurred delays to their […]

Plastering trainee with distance learning tablet
Jul 13,2021

Support to learn at home

13 July 2021. A third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic across Zambia saw the Government impose a number of measures. This included closing schools and education institutions. As a result, training at our Centre for Excellence was suspended on 21 June. Only two weeks into their training, our 23 Plastering trainees had to be sent […]

Graduation ceremony May 2021
Jul 07,2021

Congratulations to the class of 2020

The end of May saw a series of mini graduation ceremonies celebrating the hard work and achievements of our 2020 trainees. The events were held at our Centre for Excellence. There were presentations to trainees across all our courses including brick and blocklaying, painting, rough carpentry and plastering. There were also presentations to the trainees […]

Graduate Harriet
Jun 03,2021

Annual Supporter Reception, 23 June 2021 – Registration now open

You are warmly invited to our online Annual Supporter Reception on: Wednesday 23 June 2021 (18.00 -18.45 British Summer Time / 19.00 – 19.45 Central Africa Time) Registration is now open via Eventbrite. This is a free online event, open to all so please do share with others. You’ll see how your support is building brighter […]

Trainees at Centre for Excellence
May 25,2021

Save the date – 23 June 2021

Join us for our Annual Supporter Reception, live from Zambia and the UK. See how your support is #BuildingBrighterFutures 23 June 2021 18.00 – 18.45 British Summer Time / 19.00 – 19.45 Central Africa Time Save the date, more details to follow shortly! Insaka We were delighted that so many of you joined our online […]

New hand wash station at Light of Hope Community School
May 15,2021

Forty hand wash stations completed!

14 May 2021. As a result of your amazing response to our Safe Hands appeal, we have reached our target of building 40 hand wash stations in schools in Zambia. These are helping to protect over 27,000 children across 26 schools from the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The majority of the hand […]

Progress on construction of the office at the Centre for Excellence
May 11,2021

Key milestone reached in office build

The roof is going up on the office at our Centre for Excellence, marking a key milestone in this build project. Progress has been challenging, with complications caused by COVID-19 and a heavy rainy season. But work continues at pace and the project is now due to be finished by July. The design of the […]

Mr Micheal Mwamba ZNPHI Disease Surveillance Officer giving a talk on Covid-19
May 04,2021

Dispelling the myths – Safe Hands workshops

4 May 2021. Ensuring schools have accurate information on COVID-19 is essential to help keep children, teachers and communities safe. As the pandemic has spread, so too has misleading information around COVID-19. False claims continue to circulate resulting in many people struggling to know who or what to believe. We wanted to ensure that schools […]

Fixing the purlins on the new classrooms at Light of Hope Community School
Apr 11,2021

Completion in sight at Light of Hope

It is exciting to see construction nearing completion of the new facilities at Light of Hope Community School. Over 200 children from this disadvantaged community on the edge of Livingstone will benefit from three new classrooms, latrines, hand washing facilities and teacher’s house. Delays due to the pandemic meant that much of this project was […]