In 2011, Drop Inn Ministries began another new ministry in Africa, in the southern nation of Zambia. Just like many other countries where Drop Inn carries out their work, Zambia has its own share of poverty, deprivation and need. Although the World Bank described Zambia as “one of the world’s fastest economically reforming countries” in 2010, there still remains a high percentage of poverty. This is especially true in rural areas where 78% of people live below the poverty level.
Some 585 miles north of the capital, Lusaka, is the town of Kasama, where Drop Inn is supplying support to teachers in three schools. Our largest project in Zambia is an addition three hours drive from this area in a village called Kalikeka. There we have partnered with a pastor, his congregation and the village people in building a school for the children of this entire area.