Story 1: Chabota
September 14th, 2021
BFZ’s sponsorship programme has helped change the lives of many children and their families. It has meant that children like Chabota can concentrate on school and has alleviated some of the worries faced by their caregivers. In 2015, Chabota was nine years old and about to start grade 4 in her village school. Chabota loved learning and happily […]
Launching this week, our 10th Anniversary Fundraising Challenge!
September 12th, 2021
This year marks BFZ’s ten-year anniversary. Over the past decade, and thanks to the generosity of supporters, our sponsorship programme has supported hundreds of children to achieve an education that would otherwise have been out of reach. Many more children and young people have benefited from weekly wellbeing sessions and one-off workshops addressing areas of pressing need in Zambia such as […]
Low Rainfall Levels, Poor Crops.
August 6th, 2019
By Katie Anne Smith, Brighter Futures Zambia co-founder and trustee Zambia is currently experiencing a prolonged drought caused largely by the low rainfall during the ‘rainy season’ which runs from November to March. This season rains did not arrive until January and were then light and sporadic. The Southern Province, where the community groups BFZ […]