Boole Youth Day Celebration draws a big crowd! 
March 2020  (Prior to Lockdown)

Social behavioural change was taught to the youths and some of the adults who attended the football event as it is a big crowd puller. Condom use and abstinence from sex were advocated by the HIV and AIDS Programmes Officer.

Boole, Lwanshya and Kaundula all gathered in Boole to have a football tournament. Attendance was 490 with a majority of youths. - Shatulo Chikumbe - Monitoring and Evaluation Programmes Officer - ZRDF.

Update from Chibombo following the success of the Big Give appeal in November 2019. Thank you to all those who supported this project.

The classroom block is above window level, the teacher’s house now has a roof and the pupil toilets are completed! The Government  Building Officer who visited recently was very satisfied with the standard of the construction and the community are absolutely delighted!

This is a dream come true for them! Thank you for making it happen.

Patricia Napier, Chairman BZT.

Chibombo build progress - work progressing rapidly!!
April 2020

Images submitted by: Shatulo Chikumbe,

Monitoring and Evaluation Programmes Officer-ZRDF

Busa demonstration site
crops almost ready for harvest.
April 2020

The ZRDF team went to monitor how the demo plots and the crops were fairing. Most of the crops, i.e Maize, Soya Beans, Sunflower and Sorghum are almost ready for harvesting.

Preventive measures on COVID-19 were encouraged during the gathering and social distancing was observed. Family planning and menstrual hygiene were also talked about after monitoring the Demo site.

Submitted by: Shatulo Chikumbe,

Monitoring and Evaluation Programmes Officer-ZRDF

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Boole Youth Day Celebration draws a big crowd! 
March 2020

Social behavioural change was taught to the youths and some of the adults who attended the football event as it is a big crowd puller. Condom use and abstinence from sex were advocated by the HIV/AIDS Programmes Officer.

Boole, Lwanshya and Kaundula all gathered in Boole to have a football tournament. Attendance was 490 with a majority of youths. - Shatulo Chikumbe - Monitoring and Evaluation Programmes Officer - ZRDF.

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Kamimbya and Mitwe Primary Schools have been very busy on the vegetable growing front.  Kamimbya is growing green beans, onion, ockra and carrots. Mitwe is growing all that Kamimbya is growing with an addition of egg plants, tomatoes and rape. Great skills being learned by the Farmers of the future.

Bumper crop report  at Kamimbya and Mitwe schools!  February 2020
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Chibombo's New School! -
Progress Report.

The Community of Chibombo are working hard to produce blocks which will be used in the new school build thereby keeping costs down and helping to minimise the builds carbon footprint.

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Masense CBO Formed!

259 community members attended the Masense community meeting on the 4th of February - a great turnout! and among the 259 community members, were 22 headmen. The community did not have a Community Based Organisation (CBO) and it was formed that very day as can be seen in some of the photos below (community members raising their hands). Also pictured are 13 CBO committee members.
Masense community is looking forward to working with ZRDF and BZT!

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2019 Farming Demonstration Site - Practical support for 400 People  

Director of the Zambian Rainbow Development Foundation - Brandy Mungaila has sent us an update on the demo site in Busa which will benefit 400 farmers in the region - Click on the picture to see our case study and pictures of the crops!