Where We Serve


ZAMBIA

17th largest country in Africa
bordered by Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi and Angola.

Three seasons: Rainy, cool/dry, hot/dry.

Home to Victoria Falls, is rich in copper and is a popular safari destination featuring the "Big Five" (lions, leopards, cape buffalo, elephants, and rhinoceros). 

English is the official language (has 70 tribal languages).   Christianity is the predominate religion mixed with other religious practices.  National currency is the Kwacha.


The population of Zambia is 13 million with an unemployment rate of 50%.  Almost 1/2 of the population is under the age of 14 and averages only 7 years of education.  Most of these households live on less than $2/day. The current life expectancy is 57 years partially due to prominent fatal diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.  


CURRENT STATISTICS

living with HIV/AIDS

living with HIV/AIDS

women 15+ have AIDS

women 15+ have AIDS

children under 14 have AIDS

children under 14 have AIDS

children are orphans

children are orphans

 

KENYA

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24th largest country in Africa located on the equator and bordered by the Indian Ocean, Tanzania Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia

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The climate is mostly hot with the long rains coming March-June and the short rains during October-December.

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Kenya features beautiful beaches and wildlife preserves. It is best know for the “great migration” of zebras and wildebeests from Tanzania to the Masai Mara National preserve in Kenya. It is also known for high quality coffee.

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English is the official language with Swahili as the national language. The country is predominantly Christian, Protestant and Catholic. The national currency is the shilling.


 

Kenya has a population of 52.2 million
Unemployment rate of 40%.
Many households survive on less than $2/day.
The life expectancy is 57 years due to rampant spread of food and water-borne diseases, malaria, Rift Valley fever, rabies and HIV/Aids.


CURRENT STATISTICS

living with HIV/AIDS

living with HIV/AIDS

women 15+ have AIDS

women 15+ have AIDS

children have AIDS

children have AIDS

children are orphans

children are orphans

 

"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress..."
James 1:27