Shamabanse

Sweeping Changes in The Ministry of Education Allow Visionledd School to Grow

Jasmine Primary School, in the village of Shamabanse, Zambia, has undergone some unprecedented growth recently. Sweeping changes in the Ministry of Education have caused other primary schools in the area to convert to secondary schools, forcing hundreds of primary-age children to find another school. As a result, the student body has more than doubled in […]

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Lena’s Story (Shamabanse)

When Lena’s husband died 18 years ago, Lena moved back home and had been caring for her elderly mother ever since. With the recent passing of her mother, Lena was left with four double-orphans in her charge. Learn what she’s doing to support her new family!

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Education is the light in her life (Shamabanse)

Jasmine Primary School in the village of Shamabanse, Zambia, has undergone some unprecedented growth recently. Sweeping changes in the Ministry of Education have caused other primary schools in the area to convert to secondary schools, forcing hundreds of primary-age children to find another school. As a result, the student body has more than doubled in […]

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A Simple Touch and Prayer (Shamabanse)

Last month we circulated the powerful photo of African pastor Eric Mwembelo, a key partner of Visionledd, cradling the head of bed-ridden home-based care patient, Fredrick. Both the picture and Pastor Eric’s response to it were exceptionally moving. Read it now if you haven’t had the chance! Fredrick was one of many home-based care patients […]

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The Little School that Grew (Shamabanse)

When Visionledd and the mission team from The Peoples Church arrived at Jasmine Street Primary School on October 29, 2012, the scene before them was a far cry from Visionledd’s first visit to the Shamabanse community in 2004. From parents conducting classes in a roofless, abandoned church to eleven qualified teachers now educating over 613 […]

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