Harvest Mambuka aged 43 was supported through a soya loan in 2014 as he was identified at that time as vulnerable but viable and could not afford to send his children to school. He grew one acre in the first year. By the 2018/19 season he had grown 10 acres of soya and 3 hectares of maize....
IMPROVING LIVES THROUGH ADULT LITERACY
Mr and Mrs Given and Mercy Hamuntanga, aged 42 and 39 have 8 children and migrated from Southern Province 8 years ago looking for more land. A friend directed them to Boole. Several of their families have since joined them. They have both enrolled in the adult classes
SILC SUCCESS - STELLA CHISENGA
Stella Chisenga aged 24 married with one child lives in Busa. She has been a member of a SILC group for two years. During that time she has taken out three loans. With the first for K150 or £16, she bought flour and made fritters and after repaying the loan and interest of 25% she made 100% profit....
SILC SUCCESS - YVONNE TEMBO
Yvonne Tembo aged 32 has 5 children and has been a SILC member for two years. She has had two loans. The first for K200 she bought goats and subsequently sold one.
BUSA DEMO SITE 2019
Demo sites are an important part of the work undertaken by ZRDF - giving farmers the support needed to grow and maintain crops. in 2019 some 400 farmers will benefit from the developing site in Busa.