Water Made School Possible
Mutinta Chiseko Jun 14, 2022 10:54:34 AM

Dunford helps provide water for the cows.

"Water made it possible for me to go back to school,” says 18-year-old Dunford Shimpande of Mbeza, a remote village in Southern Zambia. Dun-ford is a double orphan who...

Hope is Spelled CHW
Eric Imbuwa Jun 14, 2022 10:48:12 AM

Malaria is highly prevalent in Zambia with everyone at risk of contracting it, especially children under 5 years. The risk is highest in the rural, impoverished provinces like Central and Muchinga. Most...

Happier Than Ever Before
Eric Imbuwa Jun 14, 2022 10:45:49 AM

Patrick and his family work on their harvest together

In Zambia, agriculture can act as a catalyst for reducing poverty and improving nutrition. Despite that, agricultural growth remains stagnant and poverty...

New Mindset Empowers Farmer
Mutinta Chiseko Oct 20, 2021 2:52:45 PM

“Life was hard. I could only feed my family one meal a day and that was not assured,” says 47-year-old Able Mwewa, a father of nine in northern Zambia.

Saved From the Hand of Death
Mutinta Chiseko Mar 31, 2021 6:47:09 PM

Lucy Chalwe is a happily married woman who lives with her husband and their 2-year-old daughter Maria in the remote rural community of Chilufya. Like most areas in this region, her village is surrounded by a stream and...

A Dark Cloud Turns Bright
Collins Kaumba Jan 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

One sad morning, a dark cloud hovered over Ceron Mumba’s family, swooping away their daily joy and hope. It seemed they had reached an end to their once glamorous future. On that day, Ceron’s husband, the only bread...

Their Hope is THRIVING
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Oct 9, 2020 4:02:29 PM

Gabriel (56) and Regina Nkuta (48) proudly showed me their newly built house with its sheet metal roof. The last time I visited them, they were living in a grass-thatched house. A sheet metal roof signifies upward...

World Vision Lifts Up a Businesswoman
Mutinta Chiseko Jul 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“I was scared of losing my children to malnutrition,” says Charlotte Ka-bili, a 19-year-old refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, which neighbors Zambia. Charlotte is an adorable young mother of three, two...

New Hope as Coronavirus Storm Lingers
Collins Kaumba Jul 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Seated on the ground, 13-year-old Ivy eloquently reads a book in her mother tongue as she leans against the wall of a small mudbrick house in southern Zambia’s Moyo community. In the day’s twilight, the sun pleasantly...

Coronavirus Makes it a Double-Edged Sword
Collins Kaumba Jul 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The wave of fear remains as the coronavirus continues to impact many lives all over the world. Forty-two-year-old Florence Hachiyona of the Moyo community in southern Zambia likens the COVID-19 era as “facing a...