October 2017


Field trips open up worlds of possibility to DREAMS girls

Field trips offered through Lubuto’s DREAMS mentoring program connect girls to a critical resource—the lived examples of real women in all spheres of life, from university students to computer programmers, Parliamentarians to telecommunications executives, who inspire the girls to dream.



Girls envision a brighter future for Zambia

To celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11, girls in Lubuto’s DREAMS program wrote essays about their vision for the year 2030. Click on the images below to read their essays.  

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U.S. Ambassador Schultz opens first ASHA-funded Lubuto Library

Thanks to the generosity of the American people, the newest Lubuto Library will bring joy, enrichment and enlightenment to thousands more Zambian children—particularly the most vulnerable.  Read More »


Volunteer of the Month: Lucky Changula

October's Volunteer of the Month is Lucky Changula, who has been volunteering at the Lubuto Model Library since he first visited in 2015. He is one of Lubuto's most dedicated volunteers, and it is rare that a day goes by in which he does not visit the library. Although Lucky has a disability that prevents him from speaking, he communicates well with staff and children using body language and sign language.  Read More »