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“as a matter of fairness, that your abundance at the present time should supply their need” (2Cor 8v14)

Caring and sharing are important characteristics of the Christian faith. As a non-profit making organisation our aim is to create opportunities that will alleviate the poverty felt by those in greatest need.

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Sponsoring Children's Education

PLEASE GIVE THEM THE CHANCE THEY DESERVE

In Zambia many thousands of children remain uneducated because their parents or guardians cannot afford to send them to school.

This programme provides financial support to those most vulnerable. 

All children are selected and monitored by a team of qualified people.

All children are being cared for by fellow Christians

Sponsors have secured access to reports about the child’s progress and wellbeing.

All money donated goes directly to the project

For more information about sponsorship fees and frequently asked questions click button below

 

Supporting Rural
Farmer's

Providing food for the family is the main priority of every subsistence farmer 

The SHAREAfrica Outgrowers programme provides seed, training, equipment, and a guaranteed market for their produce.

All famers are fellow believers living in impoverished conditions in rural Zambia

The benefits extend to the whole family as well as dependents and workers

All donated money goes directly to the farmer. Management overheads are covered by SHAREAfrica.

For more information, and frequently asked questions, click button below

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OTHER WORK

SHAREAFrica Zambia (SAZ) has a small farm in the Eastern Province where they grow a variety of seed for distribution to the farmers on the Outgrowers scheme. The improvement in yields has greatly improved farmer earnings. We will continue our research into seed that is suited to the harsh conditions prevalent in these areas. For more information visit www.shareafricazambia.com.

Grain produced by the Outgrowers is purchased and brought back to a small factory in Lusaka where it is made into food products which are sold to local supermarkets. The factory is a ‘Not for Profit’ business with profits being used to support other sustainable projects. The factory also employs and trains people who otherwise would be unemployed. For more information visit www.shareafricazambia.com

With so few people in gainful employment many assemblies in Zambia struggle to maintain their facilities. In the past SHAREAfrica Zambia has helped to build structures as well as provide funds for Bibles, Hymnbooks, and Gospel Outreach.  We have also delivered humanitarian aid during times of famine, especially to the elderly who rely on friends and family to provide food.   

Development Projects

New Office Block:  Building work is well underway. The roof is on and windows and doors will be fitted in January. There is still a lot to do including furnishings, access road, security systems and so on. We plan to have it ready for opening in February 2019.  

Sponsorship for Farmers:  Our Farming Programme has proved very beneficial to farmers and their families.  Not only has it brought about improved diets for families but has enabled farmers to pay school fees, repair houses and buy oxen. We therefore, want to expand the programme to accommodate many more believers who have been asking to join the scheme.  To help fund the programme we have developed a Farmer Support system, similar to the Orphan Support system, where people can select a family and donate a monthly amount towards their support. You can do this by following the links on this site. The system will be administered by Mwewa Mwindula who is located in Chipata and who is responsible for the farming programmes.  

New products are constantly being developed. Cornflakes tests are complete. Full production will start in February. The new food pack has been well received with additional quantities being distributed to guardians who are are need. Chicken feed is now being made using the residue from broken groundnuts, plus soy and maize.  

Most farmers can only cultivate a few acres since everything has to be done by hand. We are piloting a scheme to see how what extra land can be cultivated using oxen. If and additional 5 acres can be cultivated for a cash crop then the cost of oxen could be repaid in one year.    

Changes are being made to the Orphan System to allow donations of any amount. At present there is a fixed amount required for each child but the system will be changed so that small amounts can be accumulated to make up the required amount. It means one child may be sponsored by multiple donors. We hope to have these changes in place by January

Creating worthwhile employment, and providing nutritious food, are essential contributors to sustainable development.