750 books collected from Lusaka

750 books collected from Lusaka

Our thanks go to Grace Malambo, the head teacher at Nekacheya Primary School in Livingstone. Last week she and her husband Herbert made the long drive to Lusaka (16 driving hours return) to collect books. For the last two years Zambezi Sunrise Trust has paid the...

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Happy Independence Day Zambia!

Happy Independence Day Zambia!

Happy 56th birthday Zambia! We’d like to wish a happy Independence Day to everyone in Zambia, and are delighted to see that they were getting into the spirit of things at Linda Sunrise Pre-School yesterday!

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New infrared thermometer in use at Linda Community School.

New infrared thermometer in use at Linda Community School.

We’ve received these photos of the new infrared temperature gun we supplied in use as children arrive at Linda Community School. Together with masks, hand washing, distancing and a class shift system, it is helping in trying to provide a safe environment for learning...

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First presentation via Zoom given to Alston W.I.

First presentation via Zoom given to Alston W.I.

Since the beginning of the charity we’ve had a lot of support from Women’s Institutes in England, and have given a series of talks to them. Our last live talk was in County Durham in March, just before the U.K. lockdown. Since then all our booked presentations have...

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Nekacheya return to school

Nekacheya return to school

Nekacheya returns to school! It has been great to see these photos of the recent return to school of all classes at Nekacheya, after the six month closure because of Coronavirus regulations. The children are being temperature checked using an infrared thermometer gun...

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Tiyese (‘Let’s Try’) Craft Initiative making face masks.

Tiyese (‘Let’s Try’) Craft Initiative making face masks.

It’s great to hear that Tiyese (‘Let’s Try’) Craft Initiative, a women’s empowerment group in Livingstone that we helped establish, has won a new contract. Sadly, the pandemic means that it is for 2,500 face masks to help against the spread of the Coronavirus....

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Sunrise in Portugal…..and Zambia

Sunrise in Portugal…..and Zambia

This put a smile on our faces. Our supporter Jonathan lives in northern Portugal and some time ago decided to put the sides of his new van to good use by putting Zambezi Sunrise information on it. He’s sent us this photo of the van with logo outside the castello in...

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Linda Sunrise Pre – School reopens.

Linda Sunrise Pre – School reopens.

Schools returned in Zambia last week, including Linda Sunrise Pre - School which we helped establish, and which we have been financially supporting through the six months of pandemic closure to ensure it would still be there when schools reopened. Its great to see...

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Classrooms back in action

Classrooms back in action

Schools have returned this week in Zambia after having been closed for six months. We’re delighted to have received these photos of pupils in each of the seven classrooms we have built at Linda Community School. They are masked, distanced and operating a shift system...

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Virtual Great North Run fundraiser

Virtual Great North Run fundraiser

In previous years we have been privileged to have some of our great supporters raise funds for us by doing the Great North Run and Great Scottish Run. Unfortunately in 2020 that has not been possible because of the cancellation of those events. On Sunday, however,...

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