Children
 Zambia
Project #7320

Support Orphaned Children in Monze, Zambia

by HANDS AROUND THE WORLD

Summary

At PIZZ, Mrs. Sianga and her dedicated team love and care for more than 300 vulnerable children, mostly orphans, giving them an excellent education and helping them grow in maturity, self esteem and confidence. It is a wonderfully inspiring special place!
$42,300
total goal
$31,325
remaining
106
donors
1
monthly donor
5
years active

Challenge

More than 1 million children in Zambia are bereaved orphans of HIV/AIDS, almost 10% of the population! Many of these children live with their siblings, but with no adult support, in very small and ramshackle child-headed houses and work on the streets to support themselves. This is a dangerous existence! Child prostitution is common, as are accidents and illness; life expectancy is short. Most cannot afford uniforms or even pens and pencils to enable them to attend a government school.

Solution

By providing not only education, but also food, uniforms and sensitive support, the project enables the children to attend school, and provides an opportunity for the children to break the cycle of poverty, for themselves and their families.

Long-Term Impact

The project is currently providing education and a stable community for more than 300 disadvantaged children. It will give them with an opportunity to obtain long term employment to enable them to support both themselves and their families.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.hatw.org.uk
HANDS AROUND THE WORLD
Our man in Monze's blog
HATW Facebook Site

Organization Information

HANDS AROUND THE WORLD

Location: MONMOUTH, MONMOUTHSHIRE - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.hatw.org.uk
Project Leader:
David Steiner
Executive Officer
Monmouth, Monmouthshire United Kingdom