Dr. Shimwaayi Muntemba, Founding Chairperson reflects on the beginning of Zambia Orphans Aid 20 years ago today….Continue reading Happy 20th birthday ZOA!
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