Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia

 
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    The little things
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Executive Director
    Ever notice how the little things can mean so much? For women and young girls in Zambia, menstruation is one of those little things that takes on much more importance than it should. Can you imagine spending those few days at home in fear of what may happen, or hours washing cloths that aren't adapted to their use? Imagine...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    The Holiday Season
    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...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has made updates to their project page.
    • 6 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    Meeting the tailors
    By - Kai Iizuka - Zambian Field Intern
    The following is an e-postcard from Kai Iizuka, a GlobalGiving Representative in Zambia. I was shown around the Factory Room where many of the clothes, bags, female sanitary pads and various other textile items are handmade by Chikumbuso community members. Rose, the assistant teacher, told me how the workers are first...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has made updates to their project page.
    • 8 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    It takes a Village or a Saturday Market
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder Chikumbuso Project
    The more time you spend in Zambia the more you realize that inorder for things to happen you have to get out there, on the street and meet people.  That is what happened at the Saturday market last week. While selling our Chikumbuso bags and products we met a wonderful doctor who is helping young vulnerable girls....
    • 8 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    Wherever You Live
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder Chikumbuso Project
    As a community of women at Chikumbuso Project we are commited to helping other women no matter where they are living. And that could mean prison. The word "Chikumbuso" means to remember and our women are champions as they remember to do for others even if it is out of the poverty. They visit the elderly, shut ins, those...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    International Women's Day Zambia
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder Chikumbuso Project
    Since its birth in the socialist movement, International Women's Day has grown to become a global day of recognition and celebration across developed and developing countries alike. For decades, IWD has grown from strength to strength annually. Yet despite all the efforts and growth made since the 1900's we are...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    Remembering to do for Others
    By - Mary Mwale - Head of STARY Project
      The word Chikumbuso in Nyanja means Remembrance; our mission statement is to '' remember those who died, remember where we came from [poverty] and remember to do for others. In the spirit of Chikumbuso, we are striving to remember to do just that: help others. As a group of women we realize that we are more fortunate...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    Needing to do our part in Prisons
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder of Chikumbuso
    We should not let the old expression  "out of sight, out of mind" gives us excuse to forget our fellow women. Women in African prisons face overcrowded and unsanitary conditions conducive to poor health and the spread of infectious disease . Daily these women prisoners are confronted with unique...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    Visit to Prison!
    By - Linda Wilkinson - Founder Chikumbuso Project
    Thanks to the funding given us by Global Giving we have been able to make our first trip to the women's Prison in Lusaka. Mary Mwale, Rose, and many of the other members of STARY (Skills Training for At Risk Youth) spent their Woman's Day Holiday visiting the prison and handing out pads, soap, underwear and buckets! The...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has received 12 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia posted a progress report
    Finding local partners
    By - Sarah Showell - Volunteer
    Chikumbuso would like to thank you for your generous donation to help us provide "Comfort Kits" to women prisoners in Zambia.  Since November 28, we have sewn 100 plastic-lined pouches with five reusable/washable sanitary pads.  We spent International Women's Day, March 8, brainstorming and reaching out to other...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Give Dignity to Women and Young Girls in Zambia has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Linda Wilkinson

Lusaka, Zambia

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