Zambia

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.

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, Bright Hope and our Allies are doing this amazing work:

54

Churches supported

238

Microfinance recipients

10,904

Microfinance recipients

9,410

Drinking clean water

48

Received job training

120

School scholarships 

50

Received medical care

Learn more about Zambia

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.

58%

of the population of Zambia is living below the international poverty line of $1.90 a day.

Stories of Hope and Transformation

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Zambia Is a Peculiar Place

Despite the tiring flights from Entebbe, Uganda, to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, Harare in Zimbabwe, and Lusaka in Zambia, I met a friendly immigration crew at the Kenneth Kaunda Airport.…
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Tragedy and Transformation on Mbabala Island

Zambia – Deep in the earth, precious diamonds form under the trials of heavy pressure, intense heat, and time. Likewise, for many years, Bright Hope and our partner church on…
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What a Difference a Year Can Make!

Zambia – Last year at this time Matthew*, who was born with a circulatory problem that forced doctors to amputate both of his feet and one hand, couldn’t walk. He…
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