Supporting the WEA in Zambia
Zambia is one of the world’s poorest countries. Life expectancy is under 50 years, 68.5% of people live on less than $1.25 per day. The WEA works with tiny resources using education to support communities, challenge poverty and inequality and support democracy.
WEA Zambia was established in the early 1990s as the country became a democracy. At first its work was with trade unions in the copper mines. These are now privatised and don’t recognise unions. Today the majority of adults in Zambia work in agriculture and trade their goods in markets. They face daily harassment from corrupt officials and they often provide the only income and care in extended families affected by HIV/AIDS.
The WEA in Zambia provides them with courses to build their business, stand up to the authorities and support their families.
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