Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka

 
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Chikumbuso students have a 100% pass rate!
    By - Courtney Winters - Intern
    We our so proud of our brilliant and driven students! Every student in Zambia is required to pass a state-issued Seventh Grade Final Exam before they are allowed to continue on to secondary school. Nationally, only 60 percent of students pass the exam and are able to continue their schooling, but our Chikumbuso students...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 5 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 4 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Saying Thank You
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder
    Secondary Education is a essential  to getting finding a future in Ng'ombe Compound, where poverty and hopelessness run rampant. This past April I had the pleasure of returning to Chikumbuso for a three week visit.  I was thrilled to see that the students I left two years ago are thriving. They are...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 1 donation
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Still a big need for sponsors!
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Executive Director
    As we start the new year, we are faced again with the reality of increased school fees and rising costs as we send our brilliant students on to secondary school. Our students are consistently in the top scorers when they move to middle and high school, they outperform their peers on national tests, and are gearing up to do...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 3 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Hope for the Holidays
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Executive Director
    As the holiday season is upon us, we at Chikumbuso are preparing to celebrate with family and friends, as well as the entire Chikumbuso community - whether here in Zambia or across the sea in the U.S.. We are so grateful for all the folks who make up our circle of love and count our blessings that each of you is in our...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 1 donation
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Visiting Ng'ombe PTA School
    By - Kai Iizuka - Zambian Field Intern
    Normal 0 0 2 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE The following is an e-postcard from Kai Iizuka, a GlobalGiving Representative in...
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    • chikumbuso
      chikumbuso Chikumbuso rocks! We have some great teachers, eager students, and a very safe place to work.
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 3 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    A Place to Call Home
    By - Lisa Veitenhans - Executive Director
    I am very pleased to announce the Chikumbuso Projects's Off-Site Safe Haven has been opened!  Yay!This past Friday afternoon with much singing, dancing, laughter and tears, three girls were 'brought home' to live in the Safe Haven.We have taken in three girls for the time being. Girls that have been with...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    A Gift Taken Seriously
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder Chikumbuso Project
    One morning before the new school year began Esther, a young teenager, came by Chikumbuso asking for school funds. This is not our normal protocol for choosing children for our program so I went out and sat next to her and told her that I was sorry but she could not be part of our sponsorship program. I had been told that...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Can We Do It?
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder of Chikumbuso
    Can we do it? I had the privilege this week to address Chikumbuso’s 170 middle and high school students that we have sent off to Ngombe PTA school. The goal of my visit being to encourage these students to do their best.  Sponsoring 170 students in their quest for an education is expensive and as the founder of...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 16 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    There's something new at Chikumbuso
    By - Violette Zhu - Volunteer
    Violette Zhu spent her summer volunteering with Chikumbuso through her scholarship program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Below is her electronic postcard from her time with Chikumbuso. Seven weeks ago, Chikumbuso became a zoo. We have bright butterflies and soaring birds, giant lizards and cheerful fish....
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Back at School
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder of Chikumbuso
    Dear Supporters, We at Chikumbuso wanted to update you on the school children. Here in Zambia our school calendar gives the students one month off every three months, these months are April, August, and December so we have just started back to school after the April break. The school opened on May 7th with both teachers and...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Struggling for Education
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder Chikumbuso Project
    Chikumbuso Project in Lusaka strives to keep young girls in school by offering them free schooling, a bicycle, supplies, and girls clubs for focus. Yet despite all the help many girls still struggle. Everyday these girls learn that they need to be able stand on their own two feet. When the family support that most children...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Oliver
    By - Lisa Veitenhans - Volunteer
    Oliver is one of the young men that is sponsored through Chikumbuso to attend the local secondary school.  Oliver is completing this year.  He met me yesterday with a letter for his sponsor; he's great about keeping in touch.  Writing letters is one of the ways we help our students in the early grades use and...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 9 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Scouts
    By - Lisa Veitenhans - Volunteer
    Next week our Scouts group will go out camping.  It's an exciting time for the students!  Many children growing up in the compounds never get out of Lusaka to see the beauty of their country.  Our students imaginations and view of possibilities are intrinsically changed because of these opportunities....
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Sports
    By - Lisa Veitenhans - Volunteer
    Chikumbuso's secondary students are getting educations thanks to the generosity of our donors, but not just education.  On Friday, we were very proud to send one of our students, Anita Chibombe off to Chipata to participate in the Inter-Provincial ball games for high schools.  Anita is quite good and participates...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Growing Library
    By - lisa veitenhans - Volunteer
    It is wonderful to watch as many of you learn about a variety of projects and then so wonderfully freely give of yourself so that others may have.   About a year ago, a friend, deeply connected and passionate about Chikumbuso thought, "I wonder if I could get an entire library of books sent over to Chikumbuso." There...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Ng'ombe PTA
    By - Lisa Veitenhans - Volunteer
    Many of our ongoing students are the top students at Ng'ombe PTA school.  It's good feedback for us on how our students are performing compared to children able to attend other local schools.  Many of the students are already coming back to Chikumbuso after-school, using the new library as a meeting and study...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Nyali.... the Light
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder
    Esther is as in love with Chikumbuso as I am, maybe even more. Her eyes water when she speaks about it unable to hide her emotions. Yesterday I rubbed her legs and asked her to think about Chikumbuso with her eyes closed. She closed them, hesitated, and then smiled. She said, “Chikumbuso is a Light.” Her...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 46 donations
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    Keepin' em Dancing
    By - Troy Smith - In-the-Field Traveler
    Troy Smith, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is currently an In-the-Field traveler visiting GlobalGiving projects throughout Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania. The Chikumbuso Project is right off the beaten path. The beaten path, it turns out, is actually a well-maintained, smooth ridin’...
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    • sabrinabuehler
      sabrinabuehler Troy has summed up Chikumbuso better than anyone that has visited this special project. Linda Wilkinson is from our hometown, North Stonington, Ct where Wheeler High School has been supporting Chikumbuso for 5 years. My daughter, Carly, interned last summer at Chikumbuso and was quite taken by baby Kelley as well as other... Read more »
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    "Counted In"
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Executive Director
    There is nothing more beautiful then a young woman about to burst with joy. Her happiness is impossible to be contained , it starts to seep out her eyes as they light up... what can she say? No words describe it. Her body closes in on itself as I take her picture because she knows she has not felt this way in so long. She...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka posted a progress report
    School is in Session!
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder
    Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project would like to thank all of you for the help you have been in getting children back into school.The new year begins in January in Zambia and families struggle to get school fees paid and uniforms made. Every day there is someone coming to the center looking for help. Today a beautiful...
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Provide Secondary School for 50 orphans in Lusaka has received 22 donations
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Linda Wilkinson

Lusaka, Zambia

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