Visit to Old Shotton Womens Institute

Visit to Old Shotton Womens Institute

Our thanks go to Old Shotton Womens Institute in County Durham who invited us to give them a talk last night on what we do. Our trustee John was delighted to tell them about how the charity began, what we do, all the progress we have made, and the particular support...

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Commonwealth Day Greetings

Commonwealth Day Greetings

It’s Commonwealth Day and we’d like to send greetings to all of our supporters in Commonwealth countries. Less than a year ago we had the honour of having our latest classroom at Linda Community School opened by the Secretary - General of the Commonwealth, Baroness...

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Books on World Book Day!

Books on World Book Day!

Here’s a great story about World Book Day that involves.....books (but no dressing up). Yesterday Grace Malambo, head teacher at Nekacheya School, and her husband Herbert set off before dawn from Livingstone on an 18 hour round trip to Lusaka to get books for her...

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Return visit to Blackhall Womens Institute

Return visit to Blackhall Womens Institute

We were delighted to be invited back to Blackhall W.I. in County Durham yesterday to give an update on progress since our talk to them in October 2018. As well as giving details of what has been happening generally, trustee John focussed on a great development that...

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American donations help to upgrade Homework Club

American donations help to upgrade Homework Club

Last month donations from America helped improve the facilities at Homework Club. Rachel Johansen in Houston, Texas, and her colleagues at Kimiko Designs (furniture planners) donated towards the end of last year and asked that we put the funds towards helping Homework...

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A thousand thank yous!

A thousand thank yous!

A thousand ’Thank Yous’!!! We’d like to say a massive thank you to Josie Hind who recently knitted her 1,000th bear for Zambezi Sunrise! Josie, who lives in Alston, Cumbria, has been knitting bears as well as blankets (and making clothes and bunting) almost from the...

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Teacher assistance

Teacher assistance

We were delighted to assist Blessing Sipiwe Sikute last week to begin an IT course in Livingstone at the Basi Dream Technology Institute. Blessing, who teaches at Linda Sunrise Pre School and helps at Homework Club, is improving her Excel and Word skills to help with...

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Visit to Bow, Durham School

Visit to Bow, Durham School

Our trustee John and supporter Michael were delighted to go along to Bow, Durham School yesterday and share with them some photos and stories of the children’s letters and Christmas cards being distributed at Linda Community School in Livingstone last month. They...

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Birthday fundraiser

Birthday fundraiser

We’d like to thank our trustee Nicola and everyone who responded to her request for donations to Zambezi Sunrise instead of presents at her 50th birthday party in Newcastle last night. You can still do so at https://www.goldengiving.com/event/nicsbithdayparty or her...

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