Zambia is one of the African countries hit hardest by HIV/AIDS. Out of a total population of 14.6 Million people, almost half of the population is 14 years old or younger. With a history of economic struggle and corruption, Zambia continues to experience a high level of poverty. Many communities, especially rural communities, do not have access to proper medical care, clean water or education.

1.4 million

children are orphaned in Zambia, 670,000 of those children were orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

< 50%

of all births have a skilled attendant at the delivery.


of the population of Zambia is living below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day.

The power of the local church.

Bright Hope partners with the local, in-country church to empower the extreme poor in Zambia. With programs for medical care, clean water, orphan care, school feeding, agricultural practices, education, microenterprise, church resourcing and church leadership development, Bright Hope is moving the extreme poor in Zambia on the path of self-sustainability.

In Zambia, the local, in-country church is providing:

Your generous gift of any amount will assist the local, in-country church as they bring Hope to the extreme poor in Zambia.


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Stories of Hope and Transformation

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A Crocodile, a Witch Doctor and the Church

A Crocodile, a Witch Doctor and the Church

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mbabala Island, Zambia — This picture was taken on Mbabala Island, Zambia of a group of community leaders. In the middle of the picture is the Chief on the Island who is also a Christian leader in the church. Three days after the picture was taken, he was accused of a crime by a witch doctor and murdered by a mob.

Vocational Scholarship Allows Victor to Pursue His Dreams

Vocational Scholarship Allows Victor to Pursue His Dreams

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nairobi, Kenya — Peter Otieno is a 23-year-old micro-savings group member who owns and manages a small business in a slum community selling cosmetics, shoes, nail art, and pedicure services. 

Discipleship Program Unites Churches in Zambia

Discipleship Program Unites Churches in Zambia

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Chishi Island, Zambia – Thirty-eight church leaders recently graduated from the discipleship training program on Chishi Island in Zambia!


Hope in Zambia in 2016

148 Churches

65 Pastors Supported

120 Received Job Training

9 Jobs Created

122 Microfinance Recipients

512 School Scholarships

30,397 Received Medical Care

2,184 Drinking Clean Water

77,940 Meals Served

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