ZAMBIA

357,225 People Impacted
88 Projects Completed
Chimuchembere Village
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Water
People Impacted
2,403
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
November 2020
Location
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Chimuchembere Village, home to 2,386 people, is located in the Eastern Province of Zambia. The remote village is situated 149 kilometers from Chipata, the provincial capital city. During the rainy season, the community collects water from swamps. In the dry season, they dig in dry riverbeds for water. Women wake up at 4:00 in the morning, walk three kilometers to the water source, and wait up to six hours to collect water. Due to the limited amount of water, the members of Chimuchembere Village ...
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Chisulo Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
4,299
Donor
Bayport Management Limited
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August 2020
Location
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Chisulo Village, home to 4,296 people, is located in the Eastern Province of Zambia, 135 kilometers from the capital city of Lusaka. The community members from Chisulo Village rely on the same open water source for their daily needs. The women of Chisulo Village wake up at 3:00 in the morning and walk over 8 kilometers to reach the water source. This water is severely contaminated and causes life-threatening water-borne diseases including typhoid and diarrhea. The situation significantly worsens ...
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Sinzala Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,500
Donor
Joel Mael, Jodi Samuels
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June 2020
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Sinzala Village is located in the Southern Province of Zambia, 166 kilometers from Livingstone. It is home to 2,500 people and is surrounded by 7 sub-villages. The entire community of Sinzala Village rely on the same water source for drinking, eating, and bathing. To access this water, women and children walk nearly 5 kilometers multiple times a day and wait up to 4 hours to collect water. Unfortunately, the water is extremely contaminated and causes many water-borne illnesses, including diarrhe ...
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Manzele Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
1,578
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
November 2020
Location
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Manzele Village is remotely located in Katete District, Eastern Province, Zambia. Home to 1,578 people, all of whom rely on the same water source, an open shallow well. This well is situated 1.5 kilometers from Manzele Village and, due to the water scarcity, it can take up to 4 hours to fill one bucket. This water poses many dangers, due to it being contaminated, it causes severe cases of diarrhea, and while fetching the water there are risks of snake attacks. In November 2020, the situation was ...
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Mugaba Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
6,438
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
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December 2020
Location
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Mugaba Village is home to 6,776 people. It is located in the district of Katete, Eastern Province, Zambia. Mugaba Village is remotely situated, 32 kilometers from the nearest source of energy. The community relies on open, shallow wells for their water consumption. And, in the dry season, they are forced to dig deeper wells in search of water. Accessing these wells is very dangerous as there have been many instances of snake attacks. Additionally, the water is contaminated and causes water-borne ...
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Chongololo Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
1,279
Donor
Bayport Management Limited
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November 2020
Location
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Chongololo Village, located in Eastern Province of Zambia, is remotely situated 142 kilometers from the nearest city. The village is home to 1,274 people who rely on shallow wells and river streams for their water consumption. Due to the high demand and limited amount of water, women and children take multiple trips daily, walking up to 5 hours, to fetch sufficient water for their families. This water is extremely contaminated, causing water-borne illnesses including diarrhea, typhoid, malaria, ...
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Mitole Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
4,768
Donor
Bayport Management Limited
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July 2020
Location
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Mitole Village is located in the Eastern Province of Zambia, 113 kilometers from Lusaka, the capital city. It is home to 4,750 people who are living without access to clean water. The women and children from Mitole Village walk nearly 5 kilometers, multiple times a day, to collect water from an open, contaminated source. The dirty water is causing water-borne illnesses such as diarrhea and dysentery. As well, there are extreme dangers along the way including women being raped and attacked by wi ...
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Kakula Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
20,762
Donor
Mari Dawley
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February 2021
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Kakula Health Center is located 131 kilometers from the regional capital of Zambia, Katete, and is situated directly on the border of Mozambique. Kakula Health Center provides medical care for 20,611 people from both Zambia and Mozambique. The health center treats over 100 patients both day and night. Operating 24/7, the health center delivers approximately 45 babies a month and more than half of these births take place at night in total darkness; the only light available is handheld torches. Th ...
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Mnthipa Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
9,716
Donor
Shelly Shaoul, Zephania Rothstein
Completed
October 2020
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Located 136 kilometers from the regional capital of Zambia, Katete, and nearly 5 kilometers from the Mozambique border, is Mnthipa Health Center. As a result of Mnthipa Health Center’s unique location, it serves a total of 9,478 people: 3,010 Zambians and 6,468 Mozambicans - who cross the border seeking medical care that is unavailable in their country. The health center treats an average of 180 patients both day and night while providing medical care for pregnant women, delivering approximately ...
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Siamafumba Health Center
Project Type
Clinic
People Impacted
13,650
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
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August 2020
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Siamafumba Health Center is located in the Southern Province of Zambia. It is extremely remote, over 100 kilometers away from the nearest source of energy. The health center provides medical care for 13,000 people coming from 42 villages. The medical staff treat an average of 30 patients both day and night. The clinic also provides medical care for pregnant women, delivering over 30 babies each month, nearly all taking place at night, in complete darkness. After sunset, the medical staff rely on ...
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