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April 8, 2013

Chikumbuso Project Brings Opportunities to Students

What is it like going to school in southern Africa? Zambia, a country the size of Texas, in southern Africa is home to Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the natural world. Chikumbuso, a grassroots project in Ng’ombe, Zambia, provides an alternative lifestyle to the most vulnerable women and children in the township. Chikumbuso provides free schooling for the children, as well as adult training and capacity building , income generation activities and community building programs.

NewsHour Extra director, Imani M. Cheers, traveled to Zambia to explore education activities in urbran and rural areas. For more reports like this, go to The Cheers Report.

Video edited by Alyssa Goard.

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