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Zambia Prioritizes Vulnerable Children’s Welfare, Commends Charity’s Support 

The Zambian government reaffirmed its commitment to the well-being of vulnerable children, including those with disabilities. Minister of Community Development and Social Services, Ms. Doreen Mwamba, emphasized their right to access basic necessities like education, food, and proper housing, as guaranteed by the Children’s Code Act of 2022. 

Ms. Mwamba spoke at the handover ceremony of a boarding house and physiotherapy room at Twatasha School, facilitated by Zambia Orphans Aid (ZOA) in Kafue District. She applauded ZOA and its partners for their contribution, which complements the government’s efforts to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students. 

The Minister underscored the vital role of education in securing a better future for all children.  The government remains dedicated to ensuring every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of ability.

“The importance of education cannot be overemphasized, especially for children with disabilities. We are happy that Zambia Orphans Aid promotes inclusive education,” stated Ms. Mwamba. 

The newly built boarding house and physiotherapy room represent a K1.4 million investment by ZOA. Each year, the organization supports over 3,000 orphans and vulnerable students in community schools and organizations, aiding them in achieving their potential and becoming responsible citizens.

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