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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 through improved incomes.

Latest News

General

There have been serious floods in Luapula Province in the north of Zambia.  Many believers have been affected. See news item for more information

Newsletters

 Our latest Newsletter (March 2020) is now available. It includes news from all the ShareAfrica activities including a review of the Orphan and Farming work in 2019. Download Newsletter March 2020

Orphan Programme

Our Orphan Programme Impact Statement summarises the work on the programme during 2019 including details of the number of families helped.  Download Orphan Impact Statement 2019

Farming Programme

The Out-growers Scheme supports farmers to help them to be more productive. 2019 was a good year.  Download the Outgrowers Impact Statement 2019 to see how many farmers have benefited. 

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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

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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

SHAREAfrica Zambia is implementing a new business system. The new system will allow greater transparency on how money is spent and on how the income and expense is managed for each activity. The new system will improve our ability to manage budgets and expenses for the Orphan System, Farms, Factory as well as the many support programmes we run in parallel with our main activities. We plan to have the new system operating by the end of July. 

Supporting Farmers: In the 2019/2020 season the farmer support programme was increases from 115 to 200 farmers. We are now planning to increase the number to 300 for the 2020/2021 season. This significant development will be supported by improvements in storage and logistics as well as increasing the number of lead farmers who are involved in training and monitoring.

New products are constantly being developed. The latest Bran Flakes and Breakfast Porridge are now on the market. Our aim is to continue to develop food with a high nutritional value. Zambia has a high percentage of people, particularly children, who are malnourished. As a non profit making organisation we consciously respond to the needs of the most vulnerable.  

The 24 four pair of oxen delivered last year have proved very beneficial. We pan to increase that number by a further 10 pair for the 20/21 season. The package includes ploughs and ox carts. The scheme is being carefully monitored to see how the use of animals can improve yields. We are also looking at how farmers manage the animals to prevent disease, and how they secure them in safe grazing areas to prevent crop damage. 

The land in Chamasongwe, allocated by Chief Mafuta, has been cleared and developed for seed growing. A bore-hole, storage shed and caretakers accommodation have all been installed. The land was virgin bush therefore it will take another year of careful cultivation before it will yield results. Next season we plan to grow soya or beans. The output should then justify the 18 months of preparation. 

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