The Good Goat

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Our Good Goat scheme supplies orphan families with herds of goats – and they really are the gift that keeps on giving. The milk helps provide a sustainable income for the household and is a valuable source of nutrition. And the best part? When the goats reproduce, their kids are passed on to the other […]

Child Sponsorship

We believe that every child has the right to an education. Sadly, in many homes in Zambia there is simply no money spare for fees, uniforms or equipment so many children are forced to drop out of school. This is particularly true for orphans and vulnerable children, which is why supporting them to complete their schooling is at the […]

African Craft Stalls

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Where do the crafts come from? The crafts all come from Zambia where our groups are based. Your support enabled the women we work with to improve their sewing skills and help them lift themselves out of poverty. The women produce gifts and crafts for sale in the UK, giving them employment and an added source of […]

Child Counselling

Child counselling

Losing a parent is a major trauma for any child but the children that Brighter Futures Zambia supports have been bereaved, sometimes repeatedly, and had their lives disrupted by having to move to different homes and areas to be cared for by relatives. Many are forced to separate from their siblings when they are orphaned, […]

Pre-Schools

Pre-schools

Primary education for children in Zambia starts at the age of 7 years old but, due to an ongoing shortage of school places, many children don’t start school until they are 8 or 9 years old. This can have a devastating effect on the children we support as many live in households where interaction is rare and guardians […]