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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.

She is a Victim of COVID-19.

She is a Victim of COVID-19.

Children and families in Zambia are suffering from the pandemic, but not in the ways you might think. Very few are becoming infected with COVID-19, but the economic and social impacts are devastating.

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Haward: The Boy from the Jungle

Haward: The Boy from the Jungle

“There’s a way in the bush (jungle), a way you kill, a way you smell. You wear skins and cover yourself in plants so you do not smell good to predators. If you are in the bush you must be wearing a knife, spear, and slingshot at all times. It is kill or be killed. I have watched many of my friends die, one by one, from wild animals.”

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She Would Have Been a Child Bride

She Would Have Been a Child Bride

Esther in her bedroom at the Girls House of Hope Home.

Girls are the most vulnerable members of Zambia’s society. In Zambia, four out of 10 girls will be sold into marriage between the ages of 14-18. Every year of education reduces this risk.

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Mobilizing the Community, Making an Impact

Mobilizing the Community, Making an Impact

“When God tells me to do something, I don’t question it, I just do it.” – Dee Ann

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Meet Matthew, the Man of the House

Meet Matthew, the Man of the House

Until recently, Matthew lived with his grandmother and twelve siblings in a one-room mud hut in a Zambian slum. Their home lacked electricity and running water. Last month, his grandmother passed away and the siblings were split up.

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Meet Your Zambian Teammates

Meet Your Zambian Teammates

Pictured: Our Zambian leadership team and office staff.

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Moving Forward, Giving Back

Moving Forward, Giving Back

Pictured: MacRichard, graduate and sponsored college student, is volunteering and teaching 12th grade chemistry and biology classes at African Vision of Hope School.

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Why Child Sponsorship is More Important Than Ever

Why Child Sponsorship is More Important Than Ever

Pictured: Catherine proudly holds a letter and pictures from her sponsors.

Sponsorship provides children with education, which is one of the most important tools to prepare them for a crisis like COVID-19.

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