We’re really excited about The Mercury Pheonix Trust choosing to work with us to address COVID-19 related disruption of HIV services and rising levels of child abuse in Zambia. Our pilot project will build resilience and self-confidence by boosting HIV prevention and knowledge of reproductive health and sexual rights amongst 1,100 at-risk students from two…Continue reading New partnership with The Mercury Pheonix Trust
Thank you to everyone who donated. With your support we’ve raised an incredible £13,338! This will help us educate and keep vulnerable children safe as coronavirus continues to affect children and their families far beyond those it infects. COVID-19 has pushed millions of people into extreme poverty and already vulnerable children and families are feeling…Continue reading £13,338 raised through The Big Give!
By Katy Dore, Executive Director, ZOA-UK ZOA-UK has been working with communities in Zambia for 14 years through our trusted, grassroots, community partners. When COVID-19 hit they reached out to us for emergency support. We were able to respond quickly to their evolving needs and will continue providing support for the most vulnerable children in…Continue reading Why your donations are more important than ever
The killing of George Floyd, a black man, in Minneapolis, United States of America, by a white police man and the global response challenges all of us who’ve been repulsed by this killing, and the many injustices it exemplifies. Floyd’s brutal killing occurred in the USA where the Black Lives Matter Movement originated in response…Continue reading Black Lives Matter
The 2.6 Challenge kicks off on Sunday 26th April when usually thousands of people would be running The London Marathon raising money for hundreds of charities. Instead challenge yourself to do anything that has the figures 2 and 6 in it and raise much needed funds. Be a stay at home hero and raise money…Continue reading Be a stay at home hero and raise money for orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia
On 20th March 2020 the Zambian Government closed all schools, colleges and universities. Four days later it announced a systematic lockdown banning gatherings of more than 50 people and advising people to stay at home. The consequence means many have lost the ability to earn an income and Zambia Orphans Aids supported school children are…Continue reading ZOA-UK response to COVID-19 in Zambia
We can’t thank YOU, our supporters enough. You’ve raised £29,692 to help orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia change their future. The money you’ve raised will make a massive difference to orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia. In fact it could kit out 660 pupils with everything they need for school – uniforms, shoes, bags, books…Continue reading £29,692 raised for orphans and vulnerable children from The Big Give
49% of students who took part in a survey carried out by Zambia Orphans Aid had suicidal thoughts. Orphans and vulnerable children are at a higher risk of suffering adverse social, health and economic effects due to poverty because they lack the family structures to support them. 70% of students who took part in the survey…Continue reading 49% of students had suicidal thoughts