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UNLESS children are given the will power to raise the alarm against sexual abuse the number of child defilement cases may never reach a zero rate in Zambia, Africa.

Latest Zambia’s child sexual abuse for the period January to September 2017 stands at 1,466, according to a police report.

Despite that these figures are lower by 168 [...]

Academic work and Norwegian Church Aid visit Response Network

Response Network team in Zambia is gearing up for Academic Work visit next week, November 15.

According to Academic Work assistant sponsorship officer Elizabeth Banda the Swedish delegation will first meet pay a courtesy call on Response Network members of staff in Livingstone before heading to Zimba where they will pass through the District Educational Board [...]

Tore Schulze lives on

FRIDAY November 3, 2017 was a memorable day for Response Network as Tore Schulze’s memories were rekindled through the hand-over of a school built using his life savings.

The school has also empowered surrounding communities with clean and safe drinking water from a borehole.

Before this, residents near the school used to share water with domesticated animals [...]

Norwegian Professor encourages sudents visits between Zambia and Norway

PROFESSOR Nina Emaus of the Actic University of Norway in the department of health and care sciences says students visits between Zambia and her country are a long log term investment on building competence.

In an interview after visiting Nampongo village North-West of Livingstone City South of Zambia, Prof Emaus said she would like to see [...]

Sarah aims high against all odds

 

Sarah with Response Network Frayor Chabauni sponsorship programme manager

By Edwin Mbulo

GROWING up without knowing her father, losing a mother at the age of 6 and not having any siblings didn’t dissuade Livingstone’s Sarah Mainza to put education first ahead of persuasions that lure youths in Zambia.

In an interview an upbeat, [...]

Targeting resilience among families with children who are HIV+ in Zambia

By Edwin Mbulo

RESPONSE Network has embarked on a programme to increase resilience among households that have children living with HIV in Zambia.

Response Network’s programme manager says Julius Simfukwe says sensitisation of villagers in Kazungula, Zimba and Kalomo’s rural areas on child sexual abuse and gender based violence has been scaled up.

“With the support of the [...]

170 L/stone youths undergo judo training

Zambia’s private Newspaper “The Mast” today (September 14, 2017) carried the Response Network story as copied  below:

170 L/stone youths undergo judo training

By Prince Lubanga on September 14, 2017

ONE hundred and seventy Livingstone youths are being trained in judo with the assistance of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympics Committee and Confederation of Sport.

In a statement, Response [...]

People living with disabilities can help develope sports-Response Network

By Edwin Mbulo

PEOPLE living with disabilities can help to contribute to sports development, says Annet Sonko

In an interview Sonko who is Response Network (RN) assistant sports facilitator urged people living with disabilities to engage in sports activities.

“Through our community interventions we managed to get people living with disabilities especially women to engage in sports activities [...]

Response Network has made my future bright-Lweendo

By Edwin Mbulo

A 30 YEAR-OLD Zambian mother has praised Response Network for making her future ‘bright.’
In an interview Lweendo Hantumbu said she faced hurdles in paying for her school fees and taking care of her son who is now 10 years-old.

“I want to thank Response Network who through Sweden’s Academic Work aid managed to assist [...]

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By Edwin Mbulo

KRISTINA Antal 25 and Benedikte Ridderholt 24 who are in Zambia for a sports development programme on a Youth Sports Exchange Programme (YSEP) with Response Network have finally departed for Nyawa village.

Antal and Ridderholt who are students at the Norwegians Sport School of Sports Sciences (NSSS) in Oslo, departed  for Nyawa village over [...]