The appeal featured Susan Nawila. After finding twin babies abandoned near her home, Susan founded a community club that now cares for over 100 vulnerable children and youths, helping them to access the classroom and improve their chances of earning enough to live independent lives once they complete their education.
Please don’t worry if you missed the appeal, as you can still donate directly to ZOA by using the donate button or by calling +44 (0) 1223 890162. All donations will help community groups, like Susan’s club, to educate and care for vulnerable children like Naomi. After Naomi’s parents died she was forced to drop out of school. But thanks to ZOA Naomi is now back in the classroom and studying hard to achieve her dream of becoming a nurse.
Childhood is really tough for Zambia’s children
Zambia is one of the poorest, most AIDS-affected countries in the world with an overwhelming 1.2 million orphans in a population of just 17 million. Many live in granny or child-headed households that scrape by on $1 a day. Without access to education these children face a lifetime of poverty.
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