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Stories of Changed Lives

Learn more about the children and lives being impacted in Zambia through the work of African Vision of Hope. The blog covers a variety of topics each and every week.

It is a great way to be in the know on what is going on in the lives of the children, the schools, and the communities being served by African Vision of Hope.

5 Scholastic Tips with Scolastica

5 Scholastic Tips with Scolastica

As graduation quickly approaches for Scolastica, a grade 12 student at African Vision of Hope, her heart is full of gratitude and hope. Scolastica looks around the room at her classmates recalling the days when she first joined African Vision of Hope in 2018. She remembers the fun memories of when her friends would meet after school to play chess or sing songs.

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Please Don’t Tell Him; He Will Kill Us

Please Don’t Tell Him; He Will Kill Us

Ruth often sits in the tall grass bordering the dusty path to her village. She watches children laughing with friends on their way to school. For a few moments she is able to forget about the dark secrets she keeps inside. Ruth’s childhood has been stolen. She was born to a mother who was assaulted as a young girl and is unable to provide for Ruth.

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Milton is Graduating and Wants to Thank YOU!

Milton is Graduating and Wants to Thank YOU!

My name is Milton. I am 18 years old and the second born in a family of five children. My parents are not able to find work so they depend on a small garden to feed our family. I grew up in a small rural village.

 

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He was Living in Darkness, Now Maxwell is a Light in His Community

He was Living in Darkness, Now Maxwell is a Light in His Community

Life for 12 year old Maxwell was what you would expect. He lived with his parents and five siblings. Maxwell was a dreamer, wishing one day to be a businessman or a soldier. He enjoyed playing soccer and doing chores with his siblings. Maxwell’s childhood was happy and he loved having his family around. 

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Top 5 Letter-Writing Tips

Top 5 Letter-Writing Tips

One of the greatest delights for a sponsored child is to receive a letter from his or her sponsor. These letters are treasured and read over and over again.

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Charity’s Courageous Pursuit of Education

Charity’s Courageous Pursuit of Education

Charity is the youngest of three siblings and was blessed to have a mother who always looked over her with love and provision. However, once her father left and refused to support his family, life became unimaginably burdensome.

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Patrick’s Journey to Hope

Patrick’s Journey to Hope

When Patrick’s father died unexpectedly a few years ago, his life changed forever. His mom struggled to provide for Patrick and his four siblings. As an uneducated woman, there are few choices to earn money.

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An Unstoppable Force of Hope

An Unstoppable Force of Hope

Macrichard was only 10 years old when the safety and comforts of his life were stripped away. After the death of both parents, Macrichard was left an orphan. He was forced into hard labor, rejected, and beaten every day. Macrichard ran away from his oppressors and found a vacant thatched hut for his home. He entered into a life of solitude, a child-headed household, living on his own and raising support for his own education.

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