Makululu

Why Does Home-Based Care Matter?

  Melika is HIV postive. She first fell ill in 2011. Despite anti-retroviral treatment for the virus and additional vitamin support, her condition is not improving. She now lives with her mother, grandmother and two young children because her husband failed to care and provide for the family. Melika’s brother who also lives in the home, occasionally works […]

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Why is Home-based Care Critical to Our Ministry?

Febby has a lot of health problems. She has been seriously sick and she was just hospitalized for TB. She has a collapsed spine from a degenerated disc because of the number of TB infections. She is also HIV positive. At 27 years old, she has the body of someone much older. It hurts to […]

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Mobile Medical Care in Makululu

Cecilia Mumba used to walk miles and miles to reach clinics when her family fell ill. Getting into the city wasn’t easy for the 54 year-old widow, with no steady job and nine children and grandchildren relying on her, she walked great distances and often slept in line-ups in the hopes of seeing a nurse. […]

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Thanking God for Pastor Willie Achem (Makululu)

Pastor Willie, a dear friend and key partner of Visionledd, passed away last week at the ripe old age of 73. He will be dearly missed by not only his wife, seven children and twenty-five grandchildren, but by the dozens of home-based care volunteers he mentored out of the Makululu Life Centre in Zambia. If […]

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