Hope for Africa International
Hofai offers Orphans and Vulnerable children by providing their first education through
establishment of Community Schools, their first balanced meal, and/or their first day at
Special Feeding Programs
Our feed Programme for Street Children from the , orphans in Community Schools and
families hit by AIDS or other devastating illnesses.
For example, Children (pictured at right) is very happy to be at our Chilanga Community
Schools in Lusaka Zambia. Before coming at Chilanga Community School , they scavenged for
food in rubbish dumps. Now Children have hope to "grow up and become a good people in
Society.With your help, we shall increase the opportunity to more Children in Africa.
In Africa, 80% of the children do not have access to clean water. In many
areas, women and children must walk for hours to find water. At the same time, animals are
drinking and urinating in it! Animal carcasses often lie rotting at the edge of the water.
Hofai, in partnership with Community Based Organizations and Zambia Community Schools
Secretariat is looking for Partners to help in Building more Community Schools and Water
systems in villages where women and children do not have access to clean water and where
children die because of contaminated water.
African mothers, especially new mothers are taught basic hygiene
practices--starting from the bathroom and moving to the kitchen--to help safeguard their
War Against AIDS
As a continent, Africa has the highest number of people affected by
HIV/AIDS. 70% of all the infected adults and 80% of all the infected children live in
Africa. Furthermore, 2.2 million out of 3 million worldwide deaths occurred in Africa.
Hofai is actively involved in numerous AIDS/HIV through INTERFAITH ON HIV/AIDS programs
in Africa. These programs include feeding programs and provision shelter for AIDS orphans,
and AIDS/HIV prevention seminars.
Some of our programs include:
ZAMBIA: Orphans receive food, clothing, and shelter. They
also have a Care Giver who provides God's love and teaches basic living skills.
TANZANIA: The Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)
are Cared within Communities and over 248 OVC are in Foster Families. Hofai is also
looking for Partners to help in Opening Community Schools Systems in Tanzania since it has
worked well in Zambia.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO:
Hofai is providing Care and food for Orphans and Vulnerable Children and AIDS orphans. The
feeding Programme is helping over 875 OVC and we intend to Open Skills Training and
Community Schools. Much need to be done for more Centres to deal with Community
rehabilitation of Street Children in Congo and help Families with seed Capital.
RAINBOW MODEL OF CARE
Hope for Africa International in Partnership with other NGOs in Africa are promoting
the Model of Care which aimed at helping a larger scale of Orphans and Vulnerable
Children. Through the Model of Care Orphans in Community
Schools and Government Schools are helped with School fees and Family
support through Micro-Finance and General Assistance. The Model of Care promote support of
Children within families either adopted or
foster. In promoting the Model of Care Hofai
has been networking with Local and International Organizations.
Hofai participated in the pilot project of the Government of the Republic of Zambia
under the Ministry of Education in July 2002 which was conducted in Lusaka, Chongwe and
Southern Province. To day Hofai is implementing the Interactive Radio Interactive in all
Community Schools in Zambia. IRI is s learning through Radio and Children are helped by
Government Trained Mentor who is a Volunteer.
Hofai has received a lot of support from Government such as
Radios,Chalks, Pencils,Books, Chalk Boards and Grants through BESSIP through the Ministry
Centres needs desks, support for Mentors and Children, education
materials additional Radios and many others support for the centres to provide quality
education to Children.
Hofai is training Orphans and Vulnerable Children with survive Skills to ensure
that they are completely empowered at Chilanga Community School. Currently the following
Coursed are Offered:
Tailoring and Designing 80% Practical and 20%
Carpentry and Joinery 80%
Practical and 20% Theory
Practical and 20% Theory
Due to lack of Tools in Welding, Mechanical and other fields are not
able to increase more Course but with help of Tools we can increase course. The currently
tools we are using where donated to us by UK Based Organization Called Tools with a
In order for Hofai to ensure collective response to the needs of
Children? We are the Affiliate Member of the
Hope for Southern Africa (SA)
Zambia Community Schools Secretariat (ZCSS)
Link Association for Relief of Children (LARC)
Rainbow Project International
International Circle of Faith
Children in Distress Network