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Kids growing up in poverty in Zambia face many serious challenges, including a lack of access to even simple health care services, difficulty getting a basic education, persistent malnutrition problems and youth unemployment rates.
That's why we focus on providing access to critical medical and dental care, early childhood development programs, nutrition education and feeding programs, and youth training to teach skills needed to ensure they can find a job and break the cycle of poverty.
To learn more about about the valuable programs your sponsorship makes happen, check out the plan for kids in Zambia below.
Did you know? Solving poverty isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. That's why we customize programs by age + location + circumstances to help break the cycle of poverty.
Your $32 monthly gift gives kids like Peter access to life-changing benefits, like:
You can cancel your monthly giving anytime. Because we've made a commitment that we'll be a part of our kids' lives until they graduate, your sponsored child will continue to receive benefits from the program, and we will work to find a new sponsor as soon as possible.
When you sponsor, we'll send you more info about your child, including a photo and a quick-start guide to child sponsorship. You'll also:
Built near our kids, giving them a safe place to be
Plus, more than 9K volunteers around the world
Our focus? Health, education, empowerment and employment
A quick look at programs currently available for sponsored kids under age 12 in Zambia.
Kids enrolled in preschool receive school fees. Kids enrolled in primary school receive school supplies and help with either uniforms or fees.
Kids can enroll in fun, interactive classes that teach skills like decision-making and creative thinking and emphasize social issues such as respecting others and recycling.
For now, we’re helping kids under 12 grow up healthy, educated, empowered and prepared to take advantage of our scholarship programs when they become teens.