Caring for Widows & Orphans



June 18, 2017

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Chipata Community Impact Project Launch

Four years in the making, over 100 local people from twelve different churches in Chipata were welcomed to the Family Centre for the start of the Chipata Community Impact Project. The project, aimed at reaching widows and orphans in the compounds surrounding Chipata, started with these people joining for three days of intensive training. Geoff […]

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June 8, 2017

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More and more growth at the Saikalo School!

461 students and counting. That is an increase from 412 and another 150 still to be added. The classes are stacked with kids and there are three shifts of classes each day. The same five dedicated teachers volunteer to teach all these orphans. Still they want to add another 150 that would mean every orphan […]

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June 6, 2017

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An unlikely birthday party…

The promise was made last year. A 90th birthday party complete with a cake. That was the deal and Project HOPE Executive Director Christopher Graves made good on that promise. Louisa, a widow that Project HOPE has worked with for many years, celebrated her 90th birthday. Born in 1927 in Lusaka, she grew up in […]

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June 4, 2017

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All creatures great and small…

At least it’s not a snake, however, despite the harmless appearance, this little creature packs quite a punch. Although the photograph does not indicate, this bug is actually almost 8 inches long and is covered in sharp barbs that if touched, delivers a severe sting not unlike a bee sting but multiple hits. This is […]

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