GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS: ZAMBIA

Date: May 11-29, 2015  
Location: Ndola, Zambia
Group Size: 17 
Estimated Cost: $4,000 per person
Leaders: TBA & Heather Duncan
Partners: Hope Ministries & Spark Ventures

THE TRIP
Hope Ministries established an orphanage in Ndola, Zambia for children who have lost their parents because of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.  Through the support of Spark Ventures, Hope now runs a school ad nutrition program for 300 children.  Every year NPU hosts a medical clinic and reading program for the students.  In addition to serving, we live and eat with host families, participate in church and go on a safari in Livingstone

THE PLACE
Zambia has moved from being a major copper producer and potentially one of the continent's richest countries at independence in 1964 to one of the poorest. 63% of the Zambian people live on less than one dollar per day. At least one out of every seven Zambians is infected with HIV/AIDS, which means almost every family in Zambia is affected by the disease.

THE PARTNER
Hope Ministries Zambia has established an orphanage in Ndola, Zambia for children who have lost their parents because of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These children receive food, clothing and education, along with support for their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.  Hope hires teachers, provides school supplies and serves hot meals several times a week to the children. Visit Spark Ventures at the link below to learn more, see photos and watch videos of Hope Ministries' progress.

MORE INFORMATION
Spark Ventures
Health Information for Travelers to Zambia

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