Thanks to a Great North Runner

Thanks to a Great North Runner

Huge thanks to Darren Glover for running the Great North Run for us today. The GNR is the world’s largest half marathon and it was great to have it back this year, and to have a supporter in it. He also managed to bump into our trustee Nicola who was volunteering at...
A specific donation for Nekacheya.

A specific donation for Nekacheya.

We recently received a donation specifically for Nekacheya Primary School. After consultation with the school and donor it was agreed that it should be spent on whiteboard markers and pens. As Nekacheya returns after the latest national Covid schools closure, it is...
A surprise visitor!

A surprise visitor!

We were delighted to have a surprise visitor at our Oxfordshire open garden fundraising event at the weekend. It was great to see Andy Hamilton who we last saw when, as the U.K. Deputy High Commissioner to Zambia, in 2018 he opened the first classroom we built at...
A thank you to our friends at Sonskyn.

A thank you to our friends at Sonskyn.

As the walls go up on the new two classroom block at Linda Community School in Livingstone, here’s a shout out to our partners on the project. Our friends at Sonskyn in Belgium are funding one of the classrooms. They have previously also assisted with a contribution...
A small role supporting the democratic process!

A small role supporting the democratic process!

We didn’t anticipate this, but we’re delighted to learn that the first classroom we built at Linda Community School in Livingstone was used as a polling station during last week’s successful Zambian general election! The classrooms are also sometimes used by the...
Zambian general election concluded.

Zambian general election concluded.

Congratulations Zambia! Today Zambia celebrates the conclusion of it’s general election, and the forthcoming peaceful transfer of power to a new President and government. This has happened on every occasion there has been a change of government since independence in...
Work begins on superstructure of new classroom block.

Work begins on superstructure of new classroom block.

Children in examination classes have recently been allowed back to school in Zambia. These children from Grades 7 and 9 at Linda Community School returned just in time to help lay the first block of the walls of the next classroom block we are building. The foundation...