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...

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...

‘Miracle Borehole’ Saves Lives
Collins Kaumba Jul 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Just after 5 a.m. in the Mweebo community in southern Zambia, Nelly Mulavu began her lonely trek through the middle of thick bush to fetch water from the only stream in area. This was her first daily morning chore.

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Farming a New Way
Collins Kaumba Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM

A sizeable crowd of people gathered inside Brethren Church of Christ to listen to the Sunday service. Van Hamusikili, 53, was one of them.

“Today’s message is about exercising dominion through Farming God’s Way,”...

A Healthy Baby Born HIV-Free
Mutinta Chiseko Apr 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“It’s a miracle that my daughter is alive today,” says Sonya Hamboya, a 25-year-old widow in southern Zambia.

Sonya is a vibrant mother of two adorable kids, a boy and girl, 11 and 5, respectively. She lives with her...

The Well of Hope
Mutinta Chiseko Jan 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Cheelo & her daughter at the new well

For the Mweene family of Hamoombe village in southern Zambia, April 18, 2016 will always remain one of the most painful days - a day with memories of deep sorrow. It was...

A Savings Group Saves the Day
World Vision Staff Jan 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Elezeti & Lufelo now live happily

It is windy and the air of Ntambo community’s bare horizon is fully engulfed in dusty particles, flickering through the twilight. It is difficult to see as we drive on the...

Safe Delivery at Last
Mutinta Chiseko Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Teresa with her last born son

While health facilities play a critical role in preventing stillbirths and improving new born survival, most women in some rural, isolated communities in Zambia were, until...