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Project Details

We seek to provide care and support to orphans and vulnerable children as well as empowering their families with practical skills to enable them stand on their feet.

- Wo we are?

We are a community based non-governmental organisation that seeks to provide care and support to orphans and vulnerable children by providing them quality and affordable education as well as empowering their families with practical skills to enable them stand on their two feet. We are a faith driven organisation.

- What we do?

We run the following 5 main programs: (1) Community school for orphans and vulnerable children (2)Street outreach to children living on the streets (3) Community outreach to people living with HIV/AIDS (4) Skills training for youth and women and (5) Youth Adventure Camps! 

- Where we work? 

We work in the city of Kitwe, the Republic of Zambia. Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest, the core economic hubs of the country. Kitwe is the second largest city in terms of size and population in Zambia. With a population of 504,194 (2010 census provisional) Kitwe is one of the most developed commercial and industrial areas in the nation, alongside Ndola and Lusaka. It has a complex of mines on its north-western and western edges. Zambia is renowned as a doyen of peace in the region. Zambians are generally friendly people always ready to receive foreigners with a smile and of course the shaking of hands. Visitors to this peaceful country are always advised to boil their drinking water and sleep under mosquito nets if they are to avoid contracting diseases such as cholera and malaria respectively.   

- Our history

Beautiful Gate Zambia was established in 2003 by Zambian couple, Bill and Thelma Kaping'a. Upon graduating from their discipleship training school (DTS) at Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Muizenberg, Cape Town the Kaping'as immediately joined Beautiful Gate South Africa. After serving as volunteers for a couple of months, the couple returned home to pioneer Beautiful Gate Zambia. Initially, the project operated from their two-bedroomed house in Ndeke Township, Kitwe. Two years later, funds were sourced to build a proper school at its current location in the outskirts of the Township and the rest as they say is history. 

- Our mission

Providing care and support to orphans and vulnerable children as well as empowering their families with practical skills. 

- Vision

To replicate similar models of care in other parts of the country.

- Our goals

(1) Improved care and support services for orphans and vulnerable children
(2) Life skills in tailoring and design and diversified production of agricultural crops and livestock 
(3)Sustainable economic support for vulnerable households and, 
(4)Girls of school going age sent back to school

    - Values

    • Respect:  We value each individual. We embrace and foster an environment of love, dignity and respect towards all people. 
    • Team Work:  We create an environment of mutual trust, team spirit and responsibility.
    • Accountability:  We are accountable to God, to our beneficiaries, to each other and to those who support us. 
    • Excellence:  We are committed to ongoing learning that will continuously improve our standards.

    - Who are we looking for?
    We are desirous to join hands with passionate and enthusiastic individuals that are keen to put a smile on the face of orphans and vulnerable children by doing everything within their power to meet their needs.     

    - Why choose us?
    Whether you are a student or professional in your own right this is the place where you ought to be! We have an open door policy that gives you an opportunity to offer practical suggestions and utilize your full potential to the fullest as you work within a multicultural set-up to actualize our mission. 
    The main focus of the project is on
    NPO Status
    Yes, registered non-profit organization
    Foundation Year
    Contact Person
    Bill Kapinga
    Spoken Languages

    Social Impact

    Our social project has generally impacted and changed the community and indeed our city in a significant way.

     Whereas there has been improved food security and hence the reduction of levels of poverty within the community, a number of erstwhile street kids have been rehabilitated and reintegrated back into society. 

    In a nutshell, 2000 young people have 'graduated' from our school over the years and gone on to be more productive and earn a better living. Apart from this, over 300 widows and grandparents have been empowered with different practical skills and can now enjoy a better quality of life. This has obviously seen the improvement of buying power for most households and ultimately spiraled economic development not only within the community but the country as a whole.  

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