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From a Ramshackle to a Modern House

Beatrice Nayame was born in 1982 in Mufulira district on the Copperbelt Province. She lives at Mokambo border that demarcates Zambia and the DR Congo. Until 2011, she was married with 5 children but her husband deserted her. This eventuality led to reduced household income, and sent […]

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Sustainable Solutions to Outlast Projects

Sustainable Solutions to Outlast Projects

We’ve got goats!! These past few weeks, ECR staff has been working hard to implement another successful goat project in the Chongwe villages outside of Lusaka. Our hope is that this will not be a just one-time project here, but rather, it will keep sustaining people long after we are gone. […]

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New Passion

“DREAMS Families Matter Program Activated My Passion In working with Adolescents Girls in Makeni” Says Glenda. Her mother left her with her siblings for 6 months, as she would go farming in Mkushi district. Mkushi district is about 400 kilometers away from Lusaka and is known for […]

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Equipping the Called… Loving God and Loving People

Equipping the Called… Loving God and Loving People

Through her church, Sara began to visit the vulnerable in her small community in Zambia.  She knew she did not have much to offer.  There were countless numbers of bed-ridden patients in their homes merely waiting for death.  1.2 million people were living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia, […]

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Changing the World… One Alice at a Time

Changing the World… One Alice at a Time

Alice lives on the outskirts of Kitwe, Zambia. Three months ago, her husband passed away and left her alone to care for her four girls. Alice has been sick for quite some time. Just recently, she even lost her sight. She would lie hopelessly on her bed […]

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Bringing Life to Communities

Bringing Life to Communities

In Zambia, 80% of the population lives on less than $2 a day.  The majority of the country relies on small scale farming and gardening to provide food for their households.  What little is left, they then sell in the local market to generate a small income […]

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Needs Care Day Centre has been serving orphans and vulnerable children and HIV patients in the Ngombe compound of Lusaka for nearly 10 years.  Esther’s vision began with seeing needy children on the streets who were unable to pay for school.   Her solution was to open a […]

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Who is ECR?

Who is ECR?

ECR is a Christian organization working in Sub-Saharan Africa to empower the local Church to be an agent of transformation in their communities and beyond.  Partnering with over 150 churches from different denominations, ECR builds the capacity of these churches to identify the needs of their communities […]

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A Servant’s Heart

A Servant’s Heart

Over 10 years ago, Rachel began visiting a nearby compound on the outskirts of Lusaka with members from her church to help share the Good News of Jesus.  While spending time there, she realized that the community needed more than just spiritual transformation.  They needed physical transformation […]

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Giving Back

Giving Back

Winfridah is a Community Caregiver with the Needs Care Day Center of the Ngombe compound.  However, just a few years ago, Winfridah’s story was very different.  A bedridden widow with four children, Winfridah had little hope for the future.  She was unable to take care of her […]

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Expanded Church Response
House No. 3 Lagos Rd
Rhodes Park
P.O. Box 34691
Lusaka, Zambia
Telephone: +260 211 233 040
Mobile Phone: +260 977 771 076
Email: info@ecrtrust.org