Zambia Projects

Restocking of Buchi Public Library in Kitwe, Zambia (Buchi Kamitondo Childhood Association) - Zambia

Educational outcomes of children are influenced by the background economic status of the family, community characteristics and social networks. A common feature of families living in the Buchi Kamitondo is lack of reading materials, which negatively impacts the educational possibilities of children from the area. By delivering a container of high quality, relevant books we hope to raise literacy levels for youth in the community.  This will improve community characteristics and social networks…

Lumwana Books For Africa Project (Martyn Howie) - Zambia

The Lumwana International School along with Holy Cross Convent School aim to bring 20,000 books to the Lumwana region.  Due to the limited or non-existence of books in the wider community we aim to raise funds and distribute these books into the wider community.  There are many needy schools and we hope this is the first of many projects that aim to allow students access to books. Due to the low economic conditions in the area few children have access to books.  There are no local libraries or…