Self-Help is the best Help

As you can probably ascertain from our slogan, RN believes in empowering communities with knowledge in order for them to be able to create sustainable income generating activities. In a bid to encourage communities to sustain the activities that they start up through our sensitization, it is important to give them all the […]

2020 Enrollment Roll-Out

Give a man a fish, he eats for a day but teach him how to fish and he eats for a lifetime. This sentiment can be applied to many facets of life and can also be applied to education. If a child does not go to school, he/she becomes heavily dependent on their parent […]

Self-Help Activities Change The Face of Jokwe Community

Jokwe is a name of the School with an enrollment of more than 250 pupils and it acts as a central place for 8 villages in Chief Simwatachela Chiefdom of Zimba district. It is about 75 Kilometers from Kalomo town, along the road going to Mapatizya, an Amethyst mining area in the district.

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ACADEMIC WORK VISIT IN PICTURE

Check out the gallery below from our partner organization, Academic Work’s recent visit to Zambia where we went into the rural areas of Southern Province to the villages of Chinkonzya and Mabwa and the barbeque with the sponsorship girls that they so generously support through their #onepercent movement!

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Just a little bit of HOPE

As most of us know by now, RN in collaboration with SMISO Tromso has been running an exchange program called HOPE, which is an acronym for Hope, Opportunity, Participation, Empowerment. Two participants from Zambia are sent to work at RN and two Zambian participants are sent to Norway.

The idea being to exchange knowledge […]

EXHIBITION DAY

Who doesn’t love a good exhibition or fair or pop up market. Knowing me, I wouldn’t miss the opening of an envelope at this point. So when the Community Education Program (CEP) team told me that they would be heading out to not one, but two exhibitions, I just had to tag along.

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FIRE SAFETY

Fire safety is an essential topic and it is imperative that one know what to do in case of a fire. You know the old saying, and I’m paraphrasing here, better to know something and not need to use that knowledge than not to have that knowledge and actually need it.

With the […]

Good jobs require better education, Broms

VERY good jobs require better education for children and adults all throughout life, says Academic Work’s Michael Broms.

And Ddabali Educational Zone Head James Nanjame says without the support of Sweden’s Academic Work the community of Siakabanze would not have managed to have a teacher’s house constructed at the school.

Speaking when a delegation […]

L/stone girl pleads for school sponsorship

As it appeared in The Mast Newspaper of Friday January 11,2019

Thando (r) with her mother

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl who hopes to be a neurosurgeon one day is on the brink of never ever making her dreams a reality as there is no-one to pay for her school fees at Njase Girls Secondary […]

Zimbabweans flock to Livingstone for basic needs as economic crisis continues

LIVINGSTONE AFFECTED BY THE ZIMBABWEAN RIOTS DESPITE the heavy security forces in major towns of Zimbabwe, the neighbouring town of that country with Zambia, Victoria Falls is relatively calm. However, the town has had no fuel for weeks now forcing many Zimbabwean motorists including government officials to drive into Livingstone to purchase the commodity. The […]