Charity walk in aid of ZOA

Love to walk? Live near Leeds? Would like to support vulnerable children in Zambia? Why not join a 10km sponsored walk around Eccup Reservoir in aid of ZOA on 29 August 2021? Walkers are meeting at The Lord Darcy, 618 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS17 8EH at 9.30am. For more information please contact Venansio at

ZOA pays tribute to Father Michael Kelly

ZOA joins the rest of Zambia in mourning Professor Father Michael Kelly, ZOA-Zambia’s Patron until he passed away at the age of 91. Father Kelly was one of our founder members and chaired the organisation in Zambia. ZOA’s focus on supporting orphans and vulnerable children through education was an area close to Father Kelly’s heart….Continue reading ZOA pays tribute to Father Michael Kelly

New partnership with The Mercury Pheonix Trust

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

£13,338 raised through The Big Give!

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!

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Why your donations are more important than ever

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