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Tuesday 6 September 2016

Magistrates undergoe Child Justice training

 

“The Guest of Honor, according to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) a child is any person below the age of 18 and this age group comprises about 53% of Zambia’s population according to the last national census”. This was the statement made by Save the Children country Director Tamer Kirolos during a workshop for magistrates in Lusaka.

Friday 17 June 2016

DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD

Luangwa district (in Zambia’s Eastern province) was a hive of activities for the children of the area on Thursday 16th June 2016 because this was their big day.

Scores of children from the surrounding schools gathered at Kapoche secondary school to witness a number of activities that were taking place. These activities ranged from cultural and contemporary dances, poems, singing, drama and many others

Tuesday 10 May 2016

The story of Ignatius and Prescovia

Ignatius with Mom and PrescoviaIgnatius at workSave the Children Korea (SCK) recently documented the Lufwanyama Education Project.

The aim of the visit was to document the human interest stories of marginalised children within the project areas of SCK operations in Zambia.

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Government Priortises Food Security

Government says issues of food security and nutrition are top of its agenda.

Minister of Community Development and Social Welfare, Emerine Kabanshi says government is interested to see that the remarkable strides that the country has made in reducing malnutrition, are sustained.

“The forth coming Nutrition for Growth Summit in Rio this year provides a chance to review advancements that have been made over the last years since the previous summit in 2013, where Zambia had pledged to cut malnutrition by 50% by 2023.”

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Save the Children Korea Documents education progrmme

Save the Children Korea (SCK) recently documented the Lufwanyama Education Project.

The aim of the visit was to document the human interest stories of marginalised children within the project areas of SCK operations in Zambia.

The Korean Team’s objectives was to capture video footage of marginalised children i.e capturing them in their everyday lives, taking into account how they have been surviving at home whilst sustaining their education.

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