Muchila's Community News

In 2020, the community transitioned to a self-development thanks to Canadians like you, that helped to equipped local people and organizations to continue growing strong and sustainable. It is something to celebrate!

Our constant endeavour is to impact lives where we can be most effective. As we assess our focus in various areas of the world, we have identified communities in far greater need than Mochila. For this reason, Canadian sponsorship is ending. Thank you for the good work you've helped begin, the community is on their way to having the capacity to continue building strongly on their own. Sponsors like you helped to lay a strong foundation in this community, your support will have a lasting impact for years to come.

As World Vision Canada redirects its focus on communities in greater need, would you consider sponsoring a child in another part of the world?

  • 2 spiritual leaders partnered with World Vision Canada to bring positive changes in the lives of children and families
  • 25 children and youth are improving their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities like clubs and camps
  • 5 clubs are in place for children and youth to improve their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities
  • 25 teachers and volunteers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 5 schools were renovated or furnished with educational materials to provide a better learning environment for students
  • 134 people received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
  • 10 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 837 children and adults are members of savings groups, helping families meet their financial needs and access small loans
  • 49 savings groups are helping children and adults save money and access loans to grow businesses or cover basic expenses
  • 181 people were trained on practices to preserve and manage the environment and its resources             
  • 3,141 individuals including children have safe water for drinking and cooking thanks to new or repaired water sources
  • 8 water sources are providing access to safe water and protecting children and families against waterborne diseases
  • 991 people including children are benefitting from latrines and have better access to sanitation
  • 144 latrines in homes, schools or the community are providing improved access to sanitation for children and families
  • 1,127 children and adults learned about the importance of water safety, proper sanitation and hygiene to stay healthy               
Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

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current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Muchila, Zambia is in Phase 3

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!