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 […]

May 29,2018

Bissell Community School, 2017

Thanks to your support, a new three-classroom block at Bissell School is helping more children get the education they deserve. Bissell community is located in Chilanga District, about 20km outside Lusaka. Local people live in mud brick houses and are subsistence farmers, occasionally getting day work from some of the larger farms. Bissell School urgently […]

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

During 2015 we helped transform the Katuba community by building a 1×2 hexagonal classroom block, a latrine block, teachers’ accommodation and a new water pump. This enabled the school to receive support from the Ministry of Education including trained teachers, learning materials and equipment. The story of Katuba The current school was founded in 2002 because […]

May 01,2016

Mutaba Health Clinic, 2015

Updated November, 2018 Saving Lives at The Mutaba Health Clinic Previously there were… Community Members desperate for a clinic The community has been trying to establish a clinic since 1997. They were dedicated to making the clinic a reality and has already partially completed a small facility to accommodate visits from a mobile health team. […]

May 01,2016

Mwala Community School, 2015

Building Brighter Futures for the Mwala Community In 2014 we built a latrine block for the Mwala community and provided access to clean water. We continued our work at Mwala by building three new classrooms for over 500 children. The previous school was established in 1992 as a response to pupils having to walk 7km […]