Category Archives: Nikki Packer

Lubuto Library Project Moving Forward

In the last few weeks we’ve had some very important meetings at the Lubuto Library Project in Zambia. First I was invited to the work planning meeting, where the management team scheduled all the work that Lubuto will be doing … Continue reading

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Getting All Children Reading with LubutoLiteracy

As reported previously in our newsletter, Lubuto has received a grant from the All Children Reading partnership to develop our LubutoLiteracy program. This could not come at a better time for Zambian children, since the government has recently announced that … Continue reading

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LubutoDrama goes from strength to strength

Last week saw our fourth LubutoDrama performance. As is now usual, the groups from both libraries came together to perform and celebrate their achievements. I didn’t think that things could get any better than our third performance, a month or … Continue reading

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Continuing to provide targeted services for Zambia’s vulnerable Youth

I would like to share some of the highlights of the past month: – The ┬áLubuto Outreach team is gaining the trust of the girls at Vision of Hope and our visits there are becoming increasingly vibrant. A couple of … Continue reading

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Celebrations in the Lubuto Libraries

Last Thursday was World Book Day. To commemorate this I showed the boys at Fountain of Hope Lubuto Library how to make their own mini books from a sheet of A4 paper and we spent a happy morning creating our … Continue reading

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Lubuto reaches out to girls who live and work on the streets in Lusaka

As part of our outreach program we have begun to work with Vision of Hope, a residential centre for girls who live and work on the street in John Howard Compound, Southern Lusaka. Every Tuesday the Lubuto outreach team visits … Continue reading

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Developing skills through our second OLPC workshop

From 18th – 27th February, Mike Lee ran a workshop at Ngwerere Lubuto Library on programming using Etoys with the OLPC laptops. This was a practical week and a half, aimed at giving the team who will be working on … Continue reading

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