Kabwata Orphanage and Transit Centre

founder and director Angela Miyanda

Zambia

Kabwata Orphanage and Transit Centre provides a loving home for about 60 children, many of them AIDS orphans – some who even tragically were born with the virus themselves – and more than 120 others in the local community living in extended families or foster care.

PROGRAM BENEFICIARIES/HIGHLIGHTS

In its first year of operation, the school provided an education to 54 boys and 46 girls.
 
In 2015 and 2016, Bread and Water for Africa® provided financial assistance for the following:
 
  • The completion of the construction of a laboratory and pharmacy
  • purchase of a water tank
  • purchase of new equipment for the lab and construct housing for on-site staff
  • construction of a two-mile water line from a clean water source to serve both the clinic and the school
  • construction of two more classrooms and a laboratory at the school.

CURRENT NEEDS

Current need: Funding for the operation of the orphanage, salaries for two teachers at the local primary school, and expanding fish farming project.

Latest News/Blogs

One fish…One fish farm…can make a difference

At Bread and Water for Africa® we know a good investment when we see it – and so does our partner in Zambia, Angela Miyanda, founder and executive director of the Kabwata Orphanage & Transit Centre. As with all our partners such as Lewa Children’s Home in Kenya,...

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Wells and Reservoirs Bring Economic Prosperity in Zambia

In Zambia, fresh, clean water is a precious commodity. And not only is ensuring there is enough safe water for people to drink and for domestic and hygiene purposes difficult enough, it is even harder to create available water resources to adequately irrigate crops....

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Hundreds of Orphans Were Helped

Together We Helped Make a New Life for Hundreds of Orphaned and Abandoned Children During Our 2014 Fiscal Year.  107 orphaned and abandoned children lived in the Lewa Children’s Home where they received food, healthcare, an education, and a loving place to call home....

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