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...

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...

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...