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Zambia

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Zambia
World Vision in Africa: Zambia 

Zambia is a landlocked country in south-central Africa that borders eight other countries. The country is named for the Zambezi River, which flows from northern Zambia to the Indian Ocean.

See the communities World Vision works with in Zambia

1. Namuso Go to Communtiy page 2. Nakande 3. Luumbo Go to Communtiy page 4. Kalomo Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Katete Go to Communtiy page 6. Kawaza Go to Communtiy page 7. Muchila Go to Communtiy page  
Zambia National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Zambia 83/1000 53 Years 60% $1,070 92% 71% 290,587 13,089,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Unemployment in Zambia is over 50%
  • More than 85% of the population lives below the poverty line
  • Almost half of children under the age of 5 affected by stunting due to malnutrition
  • Zambia struggles with ongoing food security issues

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