What it means to be an orphan Zambia, Africa:
In a country the approximately the size of the state of Texas with a similar population of approximately 13 million, there are over 1 million orphans. Child led households and young children in the streets are common place. It will take generations to change the course but it is underway! There are many non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) operating in Zambia but one in particular that we have firmly placed our faith and efforts is Family Legacy that exclusively serves the orphan Zambia Africa
Changing the Course of Zambian Orphans
Family Legacy is a faith-based organization in Irving, Texas and Lusaka, Zambia. Having grown from humble beginnings just over a decade ago, they now educate over 13,000 orphans in the slum compounds around Lusaka and in their full-time care facility, Tree of Life Children’s Village.
Education is the key to changing the nation of Zambia and the continent of Africa. The majority of Zambians have never gone beyond 7 years of school.
There are many reasons for it: financial (school is not free), over crowded and substandard government schools, lack of motivation of care givers and the list goes on.
Family Legacy now has 22 Legacy Academy schools located in the slums of Lusaka and 1 additional school in the Tree of Life Children’s Village on their property just outside the city. These private schools are offering education that is not available otherwise in those communities.
Through these schools and the other ministries we are building the Next 50 Years of Zambia one child at a time.
Blessed with Abundance
We are the most blessed people in the world with more abundance than we can even imagine. One trip to Zambia peeled the scale from our eyes in this regard. It is our moral duty to help those in need not just two continents away but locally and nationally as well.
It just so happens that our hearts are firmly planted in Zambia, Africa with 40 something kids that have become our own in Christ.
Learn more of the ministry of Family Legacy.