Aliness – CH 1056

Aliness – CH 1056

$37.00 / month

Hello, my name is Aliness.

I live in village of Kapuka and attend school at African Vision of Hope in Chongwe, Zambia.

I am a 11 year old girl in grade 5.
My birthday is February 28th.

My favorite subject in school is studying English and I enjoy Reading. I would really love to have you as my sponsor, your encouragement through letters and prayers would help me very much.

Child sponsorship is a way to make a lasting difference in Aliness’s life.Your $37 per month will help provide her with:

  • Education opportunities
  • Life skills training
  • Clean water and nutritious meals
  • Basic medical care
  • The opportunity to hear and learn about Jesus Christ

As Aliness’s Sponsor

You will receive a yearly updated photo of Aliness along with letters 1 -2 times a year. You will also receive a welcome kit to fill out about yourself so it can be given to Aliness. This will help her get to know you and your family. A teacher or staff person will assist children who have yet to learn how to read and write.

At home Aliness’s duties include many household chores such as sweeeping, washing, and fetching water. She also has responsibilities in caring for her younger siblings and “extended” family. Aliness really enjoys learning about English in school and in the limited free time she has, enjoys Reading.
Daily life for Aliness and her friends is very difficult. The majority of her friends from Kapuka, her home, are not able to afford to go to public school and survive on a single small meal per day. This meal is primarily made of nshima – a staple that is made of ground corn flour boiled in water.
By being in school at African Vision of Hope Chongwe, Aliness is not only having her mind “fed”, but she is benefiting from a nutritious meal each day she is in school. The majority of these children live with a single parent or relative. Others have been forced to live with whomever will take them in, and being forced to the streets by the age of 6 is not uncommon.
Aliness and her friends not only have physical poverty but they a poverty that can’t be seen. They have lost hope and do not believe that their life matters or that they matter. This is why African Vision of Hope is making a difference.African Vision of Hope takes the message of John 21:15 – 17 and puts it into action.

Jesus Instructed
  • “Feed my lambs” – We take that literally and ensure a daily nutritious meal to each student.
  • “Tend my sheep” – Our staff is caring for the “least of these”.
  • “Feed my sheep” – Our education not only is of the highest standards, but is centered around sharing the Hope of Christ with each child.

This is your opportunity to partner with African Vision of Hope in making a real and lasting difference in Aliness’s life. Your financial partnership has a tangible benefit to Aliness, but to Aliness, what she really desires and hopes for is a sponsor that will begin a relationship with her . You will be able to write to Aliness, to encourage her . You will receive letters back from Aliness as she updates you on her progress. You will also have the opportunity to meet Aliness face to face during a summer mission trip. Aliness desires to know that someone cares for her , thinks she is of value, and needs someone to encourage her, that there is truly a Hope for a better tomorrow. Aliness’s story can begin with you.

African Vision of Hope – Chongwe

The school in Chongwe is located in an extremely rural community, located nearly 5 miles off of a paved road, this school started under a single tree back in 2008 and has grown to a full campus. The campus is located in the heart of the “bush” and serves nearly 900 students from grade 1 through grade 12.In Zambia the school year runs from January through December. The children will have short breaks during April, August, and December.The school day begins around 8:00am, lunch runs in shifts starting around noon. As classes wrap up during the afternoon, some children will stay at the campus to study or help classmates with studies while others must hurry off to perform “piece-works” which we would call odd-jobs. These “piece-works” are a necessary part of many of the children’s daily survival and are how money is earned to pay for living expenses at home such as rent, food, and clothing.

Kapuka

Kapuka is within walking distance to the school in Chongwe just one of the rural communities in the bush area of Chongwe. There are no streets, just simple dirt and rock paths that weave through out the rolling hills. This area is very remote, a much different pace of life than what most Americans are use to.

Home

Most of the homes are rented properties. Each house is generally a single room measuring 10′ x 10′. These houses will be constructed of hand made blocks – older homes of mud walls, tin or thatched roofs, and crudely made doors. A home as described will rent for about 350 Kwatcha per month. The average income for a family in the bush would be close to 400 Kwatcha per month. Once the rents are paid, the family will struggle to survive on the remaining 100 Kwatcha (about $9.00) for the entire month. Without African Vision of Hope these children would have no hope of attending school.

Living & Economic Conditions
  • The houses are typicaly found clustered together, and the clusters are then spread great distances from each other.
  • Standard construction is considered very poor.
  • The tasks of cooking, laundering, bathing are all tasks completed outside.
  • Water must be carried in for all tasks and is a major chore each day.
  • Unemployment is rampant – most work is “piece” work or day laboring.
  • Even though there is a very high death rate for children under 5 in these conditions – children are abundant and a never ending product of these environments.
  • It is not uncommon for families to sell thier daughters into marriage by 14 in this area.

Sanitation & Water

There is no public sanitation, just simple crude pit latrines located on the property. As well water is a difficult resource to find. Many families receive their daily needs from the well located on the school campus in Chongwe. Buckets and jugs are carried for miles, filled by hand pumping the water, then once filled to capacity walked the great distance home. Some families will pull water from a community “borehole” or shared stream.

Struggling To Survive

Day to day survival for the vulnerable and orphaned children of Zambia is very difficult. A land locked country in southern Africa, Zambia suffers greatly due to the continuing pandemic of HIV/AIDS, starvation, and the inability to offer free education to its children.To quote Mary, one of the African Vision of Hope students,

Without education you have no voice, without education you have no future, without education you have no hope.

Empowerment through education is the key to these children being lifted out of these dire living conditions. You have the opportunity to shine the light of Jesus into the hearts of these desperate children. A blessed opportunity through your relationship and the writing of letters to speak hope into a world that has become hopeless to them.

$37.00 per Month

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Product Description

Child Sponsorship Africa Student Aliness CH 1056

Hello, my name is Aliness. Child Sponsorship Africa Student Aliness CH 1056 through African Vision of Hope would really change my life.

I live in village of Kapuka and attend school at African Vision of Hope in Chongwe, Zambia. I am a 11 year old girl in grade 5. My birthday is February 28th. My favorite subject in school is studying English and I enjoy Reading. I would really love to have you as my sponsor, your encouragement through letters and prayers would help me very much. Child sponsorship is a way to make a lasting difference in Aliness’s life.Your $30 per month will help provide her with:

  • Education opportunities
  • Life skills training
  • Clean water and nutritious meals
  • Basic medical care
  • The opportunity to hear and learn about Jesus Christ

As Aliness’s Sponsor

You will receive a yearly updated photo of Aliness along with letters 1 -2 times a year. You will also receive a welcome kit to fill out about yourself so it can be given to Aliness. This will help her get to know you and your family. A teacher or staff person will assist children who have yet to learn how to read and write.At home Aliness’s duties include many household chores such as sweeeping, washing, and fetching water. She also has responsibilities in caring for her younger siblings and “extended” family. Aliness really enjoys learning about English in school and in the limited free time she has, enjoys Reading.
Daily life for Aliness and her friends is very difficult. The majority of her friends from Kapuka, her home, are not able to afford to go to public school and survive on a single small meal per day. This meal is primarily made of nshima – a staple that is made of ground corn flour boiled in water.
By being in school at African Vision of Hope Chongwe, Aliness is not only having her mind “fed”, but she is benefiting from a nutritious meal each day she is in school. The majority of these children live with a single parent or relative. Others have been forced to live with whomever will take them in, and being forced to the streets by the age of 6 is not uncommon.
Aliness and her friends not only have physical poverty but they a poverty that can’t be seen. They have lost hope and do not believe that their life matters or that they matter. This is why Child Sponsorship Africa Student Aliness CH 1056 through African Vision of Hope is making a difference.African Vision of Hope takes the message of John 21:15 – 17 and puts it into action.

Jesus Instructed
  • “Feed my lambs” – We take that literally and ensure a daily nutritious meal to each student.
  • “Tend my sheep” – Our staff is caring for the “least of these”.
  • “Feed my sheep” – Our education not only is of the highest standards, but is centered around sharing the Hope of Christ with each child.

This is your opportunity to partner with African Vision of Hope in making a real and lasting difference in Aliness’s life. Through Child Sponsorship Africa Student Aliness CH 1056 Your financial partnership has a tangible benefit to Aliness, but to Aliness, what she really desires and hopes for is a sponsor that will begin a relationship with her . You will be able to write to Aliness, to encourage her . You will receive letters back from Aliness as she updates you on her progress. You will also have the opportunity to meet Aliness face to face during a summer mission trip. Aliness desires to know that someone cares for her , thinks she is of value, and needs someone to encourage her, that there is truly a Hope for a better tomorrow. Aliness’s story can begin with you.