Completed Projects

Mar 29,2019

Kamaila School, 2018

Previously: Kamaila School is a Government supported school with 20 teachers and over 1,000 children. Founded in 1978 this busy school has eight classrooms, four of which were recently condemned as unsafe and were due to be demolished. The dynamic head teacher, Mrs Simpande Jolly Luzango, has established a well organised, effective school with motivated […]

Mar 29,2019

Machaya Community School, 2018

Previously: This overcrowded community school for vulnerable children and orphans was evicted from its premises at Dudzai village, 10 miles north of Lusaka. The school had been using a rented building owned by a family living abroad, but had recently been given notice to vacate the property. Thankfully, the community managed to secure a new […]

May 29,2018

Bissell Community School, 2017

Previously there was: The school was first opened in 2001 with 230 pupils learning under a tree. The school built 2 new classrooms in 2004. However, there is an urgent need for new classrooms at Bissell which now has over 500 pupils but not enough classrooms to teach them. The school has divided the children […]

Mar 28,2018

Katole Community School, 2017

Previously… Katole is a poor, isolated rural community, 38km from Lusaka. It is made up of 800 households who often struggle to make ends meet from subsistence farming. The nearest school to Katole was a 6km walk away. Although, the older children were able to make the long journey on foot, the distance was too […]

Sep 01,2017

Linda Community School, 2016

Linda Community School Linda Community School has been ranked among the best performing schools in Lusaka province for many years despite being one of the poorest compounds in Lusaka. This has been achieved despite limited facilities.  “I was asked what the school need and I said, ‘a science lab,’” explains Head Teacher Doreen Nzila. “We […]

Sep 01,2017

Chitukuko Community School, 2016

Chitukuko is a rural community located about 20km west of Lusaka.  It was established in 2015 when 500 families were forced to re-locate by the new owners of the farmland they were squatting on for many years. Chilanga council allocated the families small plots in a barren area known as Malcolm. Establishing a new community […]

Apr 01,2017

Bissell Community School Kitchen, 2016

We worked with the local community at Bissell to build a new kitchen with rocket stoves in 2016. In 2017 we are continuing our work at Bissell, training 20 new builders and constructing a new 3 classroom block for this oversubscribed community school on the outskirts of Lusaka.

May 01,2016

Katuba Community School, 2015

Previously there was: The school was founded in 2002 because the children in the area were travelling over 8km a day to go to school. The school building was built by the community and was made of mud bricks with a thatch roof. With your support: During 2015 we helped transform the Katuba community by […]

May 01,2016

Mutaba Health Clinic, 2015

Saving Lives at The Mutaba Health Clinic Previously there was… The community had been trying to establish a clinic since 1997. They were dedicated to making the clinic a reality and had already partially completed a small building to accommodate visits from a mobile maternal child health team. Babies were weighed by hanging scales from […]

May 01,2016

Mwala Community School, Phase 1&2

Previously there was: The previous school was established in 1992 as a response to pupils having to walk 7km to get to the nearest government school. The school had an existing 1×3 classroom block and one temporary UNICEF tent. The school is located in Kapiri District, Central Province, Zambia. What we did with your support: […]