This project will help provide both academic and vocational skills education to 300 children in need at Fortune Community School in Solwezi District of Zambia. Charity Centre for Children and Youth Development has constructed six (6) classroom that is providing both basic education and skills training to the less privileged children in the community. The project will help raise money for payment of salaries for teachers and tutors, school uniforms, Books, food, sanitation pads for girls etc.
HIV/AIDS being an incurable pandemic has brought to the increase of Orphans and vulnerable children who have lost their parents Due to HIV. Solwezi District being a provincial capital of north western province, there are over 6,000 orphans and most of these have abandoned school due to luck of support and long distances to the government schools. Secondly, in Humphrey Mulemba area there is no any other school providing education to the community apart from our organization.
Our organization has constructed a community school which is helping to provide education and skills training to the children in need and disadvantaged. This project will help provide resources for the provision of school uniforms, furniture, Books, salaries for teachers and tutors for vocational skills and the general management of the school.
The project will help educate 300 orphans and vulnerable children allowing them to remain in school and improve on their life and contribute to development of the community and the national at large. It will reduce the burden the guardians have taken up of taking care of orphans left behind by there relatives and this will also reduce poverty and crime in the community which is on increase as a result of children being on the street. Education opens opportunities in the life of an individual.