Some the children who receive sponsorship from our valued and varied sponsors. They showed a great deal of enthusiasm to be back in school and we are proud of their determination to secure their future in education.
ZAMBIA recorded 2,363 defilement cases which were reported countrywide. The figures translate to 12.8% of the reported cases. Out of the total number, 2,344 were girl victims and 19 were boys. Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Mwebantu and says 852... Read More
By JOHN SAKALA ‘Child marriage makes girls vulnerable to health risks of early pregnancy and child-birth complications including fistula,’ President Edgar Lungu has said. Speaking during the high level event on the implementation of the African common position on ending child marriage... Read More
CHAMBO NG’UNI, Kabwe CHILD marriages are among the most retrogressive practices hampering girls’ education in Zambia, especially in rural areas. Many ethnic groups, aided by age-old traditions, with the support of traditional leaders, have for a long time supported child marriages, much... Read More
Every single day in Zambia, an average of 15 people are arrested for drug offenses, mostly for cannabis. Some of these victims are as young as 11-years-old, and almost all of them are poor and powerless. The inhumane prison overcrowding we are... Read More
Eighty four pupils have dropped out of school this year alone in preference to early marriages in Chembe district of Luapula Province. The pupils are from the newly upgraded Kundamfumu and Myengele secondary schools. Head teachers from the two schools confirmed this... Read More