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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…