Doris Kangolo (far right) and her maternal grandmother Eunice (second from right) together with caregivers and other pregnant women outside the Fiwale Maternity Waiting House. (@ UNICEF:Christine Nesbitt)

In the months leading up to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, The Herald and Sunday Herald newspapers in Scotland are running their Children of the Commonwealth Appeal in support of...

Tools used by criminals have been given a new lease of life in the developing world. Suffolk Constabulary has shown its support for the charity...

Children in the Wilderness (CITW) has partnered with professional soccer player, Gordon Gilbert to launch Soccer in the Wilderness – an inspirational programme combining the fun...
Camara will ship its 50,000th computer to Zambia

ICT Excellence Award-winning charity Camara will ship its 50,000th computer to Zambia this week. Camara, an organisation that refurbishes used computers to improve the quality of...
Emily McKeone, a Peace Corps volunteer and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate, poses with residents of a rural village in the Luapala province of Zambia. McKeone is raising money to build three wells for three local schools in Zambia.

“The rats are crawling on my mosquito netting,” Emily McKeone told her father in Omaha, wondering how much longer she could last in Africa. It...

GOVERNMENT says it is in the process of reviewing the controversial Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Act of 2009 to enhance civil society organisations (CSOs)’ participation...

Grassroots Trust is a non-profit organisation established to shape a viable future within the context of a growing population and a rapidly declining resource...
Lonnie Hackett ’14 with school children in Zambia

Lonnie Hackett is not yet a college graduate, but already he is the founder of a healthcare nonprofit in Zambia that provides free medical...
My name is Stephanie (vanKampen) Garrett. My African journey began in 2007, when I accepted a summer internship with Every Orphan’s Hope in Lusaka, Zambia. Since then, I have travelled back several times, following God’s vision for GEMS Girls Clubs and The Esther School in Zambia.

I sit on a slab of concrete, under the canopy of pale blue skies and dotted white clouds. Immanuel, a kindergarten student at the...