Quick Facts About Zambia

Population16.5 million people
Size752,614 square km
Major LanguagesEnglish, Bemba, Lozi, Nyanja, Tonga
Major ReligionsChristianity, indigenous beliefs, Hinduism, Islam
Life Expectancy59 years men, 64 years women
Main ExportsCopper, Salt, Sulphur, Stone, Cement, Gems, and Precious Metals
Country Overview

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. 

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Zambia: The Women’s Co-op Project

This project will train vulnerable women to grow maize and develop farming businesses.

Zambia: ZACTS Farm Project

ZACTS OVC is creating food supply for the school and income generation for the community through sustainable agriculture.

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