Project #6745

School Supplies for High School Orphans, Zambia

by Chikumbuso
May 23, 2013

An Ongoing Challenge

Lions, Tigers, and Bears Oh My!

Pens, Pencils and Books, Oh My!

Backpacks, Uniforms and Shoes, Oh My!


This is what I think every end of December when it is time once again to buy supplies and get our 150 students ready for the new school year which starts in January.  The Chikumbuso Project has made every effort to commit to sending our 6th grade graduates on to Secondary Education. Not easy especially as our classroom sizes at Chikumbuso have grown considerably since we began in 2004. We started with 30 children in grades 1-4 and now we have 350 in grades 1-6. 

Please consider helping us with the costs of school supplies. Just as our student population has grown so has the cost of materials in Zambia. Many of our students, if asked to buy there own supplies, would have to drop out of school. We want to keep them in and give them a chance on a new life.

Thanks so much,



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Organization Information


Location: Lusaka - Zambia
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Linda Wilkinson
Lusaka, Zambia

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