MELODY MUPETA, Mwinilunga
WORLD Vision Zambia (WVZ) in partnership with the Australian government has in the past 15 years invested over US$8 million in Mwinilunga district in North-Western Province to improve the socio-economic welfare of 3,700 vulnerable children.
WVZ Zambia national director Mark Kelly said the assistance over the years has helped to improve lives of children through the provision of quality education, infrastructure development, better access and availability of water and child protection.
Mr Kelly was speaking during the handover ceremony of some of the WVZ programmes to Government and the community in Mwinilunga on Monday.
“World Vision, in partnership with the Australian government has invested over US$8 million in Mwinilunga district in 15 years to help improve the lives of children,” Mr Kelly said.
He said WVZ will continue to uphold children-related rights so that their lives are safeguarded.
And Mwinilunga district commissioner Daniel Bukali said Government highly values the transformational works that WVZ has continued undertaking as it has left a positive impact on the children of Mwinilunga.