Happy Africa Day!

Happy Africa Day! Today is a public holiday in Zambia and we’d like to send our best wishes to all our Zambian friends. The photo is of part of the local cultural performance at Linda Community School in Livingstone last month when our most recent classroom was opened...

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Letter exchange

Here’s another great letter exchange in action. On Monday our trustee John visited Bow, Durham School and took in letters from Linda Community School in Zambia. They were replies to letters from Bow that were taken to Linda Community School last month. The children...

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Progress on new classroom block

We’ve received these photos from Zambia of the progress on our next two classroom block at Linda Community School. These rooms have been made possible by Clonkeen College in Dublin, together with other Irish donations. We look forward to their opening next month.

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Fine dining!

We’d like to thank Carole Thirlaway and all the Stocksfield, Northumberland ladies who were having dinner at her house last night. Rather than go out, they stayed in and are donating the money they would have spent  to Zambezi Sunrise Trust to pay for a printer at...

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Happy birthday Linda Sunrise Pre-School!

As well as being Zambezi Sunrise Trust’s third birthday, today is the second anniversary of the opening of Linda Sunrise Pre-School which we support. It occupies the same premises that are used later in the day by Homework Club and Tiyese Craft Initiative. Happy...

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It’s our third birthday!

It’s our birthday!!! Zambezi Sunrise Trust is three years old today. It’s been quite a year. Huge thanks to everyone who has donated, or volunteered their time and talents, and made our projects possible - we are truly grateful. Thank you everyone!!!

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Walking!

We love walking! Last week we posted about a fantastic sponsored walk in the Northumberland hills by Dr Thomlinson C of E Middle School in Rothbury. Now we’ve heard that there will be a sponsored walk by Hesleden Primary School in County Durham in June. They will be...

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Work continues on new two classroom block

We’ve received these pictures today of work on our next two classroom block, funded by Clonkeen College in Dublin and other Irish donations. The building inspector has approved the foundations and ‘pad’, which means that work has now begun on the superstructure.

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North Yorkshire fundraiser

We’d like to thank everyone who supported the musical fundraiser on Friday at Lythe Village Hall in North Yorkshire. The proceeds were split between Zambezi Sunrise Trust and the village hall, each receiving £400. The acts included Hayley McKay, Robert Smith and David...

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Northumberland school sponsored walk

A big shout out goes to Dr Thomlinson C of E Middle School in Rothbury, Northumberland who did a great sponsored walk last week, walking for five miles in the hills above the town. The idea came from learning about how far some of the children have to walk to Linda...

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