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Vote of thanks

My name is Gad Kalila, I’m 10years old and I am in grade 4 at Konayuma Community School. I want to appreciate Response Network programme which have made it possible for our community school to be fully recognized by the government and Academic Work for donating building materials to build a 1×1 classroom block and…

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Handover of Sinangombe Community School

The Sinangombe Community School has finally been completed; it was officially handed over to the community on 25th June 2010. The handover ceremony was attended by Response Network staffs, area councilor, chief representative and the community at large. On this day the community was very happy with the development such that they sang and danced.  The…

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Sensitisation workshop

We had a sensitization  workshop for the sponsored children on 26th June 2010 at Catholic Womens centre. The workshop was attended by 160 pupils from different schools and the children were sensitized on Hygiene, HIV/AIDS, Gender Based Violence and Childrens Rights. We invited facilitators from Victim support Unit (VSU) who talked about Childrens Rights, Young…

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Pictures from our visit to Zambia 2010

In April eleven Academic Work colleagues from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Germany went to Zambia to visit Respone Network and the schools we are supporting. For two amazing days we visited five schools, met hundreds of children and slept in a tent in the middle of the African nowhere.   Malin, Emma, Cecilia, Susanne, Tiina,…

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Handover of Mabwa Community School

Mabwa community school has been completed. The school was handed over to the community on 14th May 2010. The handover ceremony was attended by the Response Network staffs, councilor, Chief representative, Teachers, parents and pupils. Mr. Sianchongwe Response Network Senior Facilitations Officer handed over the school to the community as shown in the photo on…

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Tumango Community School

            Tumango Community School Collen Sicaabi The boy seated is Collen Sicaabi; he was born in 1991 in Muhingwa village. His father died when he was 7years old and he started staying with his grandmother. Life was not easy with his grandmother for she was not working. He started school…

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Appeal for sponsorship

Irene is a double orphan aged 19; she lost her mother 5 years ago and her father 2 years ago. Irene is being kept by her cousin who is disabled; he uses a wheel chair and is unable to do any kind of work.    Irene is unable to go to school due to lack of funds,…

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Welcome to the blog Under the Zambian sun.

We at Academic Work got in contact with  a man called ArnFinn Sollis 2004. He was a Norwegian volunteer who worked within an organization called Response Network in Zambia. Ever since then we have been involved in their work and we have also visit them in Zambia. Response Network is based in Livingstone in Southern Zambia and visits…