Quick Facts About Zambia
|Population||16.5 million people|
|Size||752,614 square km|
|Major Languages||English, Bemba, Lozi, Nyanja, Tonga|
|Major Religions||Christianity, indigenous beliefs, Hinduism, Islam|
|Life Expectancy||59 years men, 64 years women|
|Main Exports||Copper, Salt, Sulphur, Stone, Cement, Gems, and Precious Metals|
Zambia is a landlocked country situated on a high plateau in south-central Africa, known for its wildlife parks and for the iconic Victoria Falls. Zambia has managed to avoid the war and upheaval that has marked much of Africa’s post-colonial history, earning itself a reputation for political stability and relative transparency.
Despite its relative political stability, Zambia ranks among the countries with highest level of inequality globally. As of 2015, 58% of Zambians earned less than $1.90 per day and three quarters of the poor lived in rural areas. The death rate due to HIV/AIDS is also one of the highest in the world.
The school provides orphaned and vulnerable children in the Muzabula area with a quality education, which promotes community pride and development.
A new truck for the ZACTS farm will increase productivity and revenue, allowing for more children to attend the ZACTS OVC Primary School.
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