Zambia

ZAMBIA: More than 144,000 Youth Have Access to Sports Activities Thanks to a Donation from One World Fútbol

By at August 7, 2014 | 12:01 pm

ZAMBIA: More than 144,000 Youth Have Access to Sports Activities Thanks to a Donation from One World Fútbol

(MissionNewswire) More than 140,000 youth in Salesian programs in Zambia have better access to sports and recreation thanks to a recent donation of 5,200 soccer balls. The donation was made possible through a partnership between Salesian Missions and One World Fútbol, an organization dedicated to bringing the healing power of play to youth worldwide by making, selling more...

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ZAMBIA: Self-Awareness Program Helps Youth Address Peer Pressure and Make Positive Life Choices

By at June 25, 2014 | 10:59 am

ZAMBIA: Self-Awareness Program Helps Youth Address Peer Pressure and Make Positive Life Choices

(MissionNewswire) Poverty is widespread in Zambia with 64 percent of the total population living below the poverty line. For those living in rural areas, the poverty rate rises to 80 percent, according to UNICEF. Over the past three decades, incomes in Zambia have fallen steadily and people do not have enough income to meet basic needs such as shelter, nutritious food more...

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