Seeds for Life in Zambia

 
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Feeding Programs for Schools
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Founder & Chairman
    The new school year in Zambia starts in January. Next week pupils will walk to school, a distance of ten miles each way for some children living in rural areas. For most families is it not possible to provide a packed lunch for their children, and in especially poor communities the chldren will not receive...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has made updates to their project page.
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 2 donations
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Season for Planting
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman & Founder
    Not a drop of rain has fallen on the parched Zambian terrain since April. Streams are dry, rivers are low and shallow wells are empty.October is the time to start thinking about planting before the onset of the rainy season in November. Food is in short supply, the stored maize is rapidly dimishing and children are...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 2 donations
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Sustainable Feeding Programs for Schools
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman and Founder
    Noveber to April is the rainy season in Zambia and this is the time when communities grow maize to be harvested in April. The maize is left to dry on the stems, collected, then stored for the winter months. Hunger amongst school children is always an issue in remote villages, where children have to walk up to ten miles each...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 2 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 2 donations
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Education in Rural Schools
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman and Founder
    2014 has brought hope for thousnads of orphaned and vulnerable rural children in the Southern Province of Zambia. We are now reaching out to twenty six schools in four Chiefdoms, spanning a radius of 200 kilometres from our base at Mukuni Village. Over ten thousand children have access to advanced education and...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 1 donation
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    More Schools Have Gardens
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman and Founder
    Thanks to a very generous donor we have been able to provide seeds for additional schools in remote village of Zambia. These schools are in the Mukuni and Nyawa Chiefdoms in the Kazungula District of Southern Province. Twelve schools in total have created s school garden to grow seeds, which will provide a sustainable...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 6 donations
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Christmas Newsletter
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman and Founder
    Christmas is almost upon us and thanks to the tremendous support from our donors, fundraisers and volunteers around the globe many rural children in Zambia have a better future ahead of them. December has been an incredibly good month for fundraising, most especially thanks to The Big Give Christmas Challenge, when we...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Seeds for Schools
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman
    I am currently in Zambia visiting The Butterfly Tree projects. The temperature is 38 degrees and rising as the rainy season approaches. Not a drop of rain has fallen for almost six months and the earth is parched, the rivers are low and the streams have run dry. Earlier in the week I drove to the Nyawa Chiefdom....
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Food for the Family
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Founder
    Life for many girls and women in Zambia is tough, most especially in rural villages where the poverty levels are extreme. More challenging is the high prevalence of HIV, with one in six adults being infected with the virus. Tradtionally women have children during their teens but early pregnancies can result in...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Poor Rainy Season
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman
    The rainy season in Zambia ends in March. Unfortunately the rains, which started in October, have been intermittent – either too heavy or insufficient. This means that the crops will yield only around 30 – 40% of what is normally expected. The maize had dried too quickly, much of it scorched by the saering heat,...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has received 7 donations
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Crops Destroyed
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman
    Zambia has been plagued with an infestation of army worms, which started in the Northern and Eastern Provinces and is now down in the Southern Province and Mukuni has been hard hit. December to March is prime growing time and just when the maize was sprouting the army worms have destroyed all the crops in the area....
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Hunger amongst Children
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Founder & Chairman
    N'gandu is situated in the Kazungula District of the Southern Provice of Zambia and 28 kilomters to the neares town of Livingstone. The Butterfly Tree has helped to advance the education in their rural school which now goes up to grade 9, after which the pupils have to walk 10 kilometers to reach Mukuni High School, built...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia posted a progress report
    Food for Zambia
    By - Jane Kaye-Bailey - Chairman
    Zambia is in Sub-Sahara Africa where 265 million people are hungry, many relying on food aid. In the past twelve months The Butterfly Tree has provided bore holes to four schools and two villages in Mukuni. Now we need to use that water to develop agriculture and for the communities to grow food so that they can become...
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has made updates to their project page.
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  • Seeds for Life in Zambia has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Jane Kaye-Bailey

WArwick, Warwcikshire United Kingdom

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