Category Archives: Our Community

Goodbye Tata Madiba

Today marks the end of seven days national mourning declared for Nelson Mandela in Zambia. Over the past week, Lubuto Libraries have been places where children came to reflect on what Mandela meant to them. This was achieved through reading, … Continue reading

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Countering Child Abuse: Carol’s Case

Our libraries are more than places where you find an excellent collection of books. They are also places where children can come to find a way to express themselves in our different programs. Some children come to the library because … Continue reading

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Reading “The Three Little Pigs” in Soweto Market

One of the activities that we do at Lubuto is connect with children living and working on the streets. This week, I joined our outreach team from FOHLL at Lusaka’s Soweto Market and read The Three Little Pigs with children … Continue reading

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Lubuto Is Helping Vulnerable Children Realize Their Rights

Our two Lubuto Libraries in Lusaka continue to draw large numbers of children. The libraries complement the formal education system by providing high quality collections and programming to all children, especially vulnerable children. Class sizes in Zambian primary schools are … 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  Lubuto 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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