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K39 Million approved for various community projects under the 2023 Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in Kawambwa District, Luapula Province.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has approved over K39 Million for various community projects under the 2023 Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in Kawambwa District, Luapula Province.
The approved amount is for community projects, grants, secondary school bursaries, women and youth empowerment and skills development in both Kawambwa Central and Pambashe Constituencies."
200 youths in each of the four benefitting districts namely Luwingu, Lupososhi, Lunte and Mporokoso will receive grants.
Minister of Youth, Sport and Arts, launched the National Youth Empowerment Scheme in Northern Province.
The youth scheme is an initiative aimed at providing grants to vulnerable but viable youths to venture into income generating projects. 200 youths in each of the four benefitting districts namely Luwingu, Lupososhi, Lunte and Mporokoso will receive grants.
The government launched Bicycle Distribution For Girls Project.
The government launched the Bicycle Distribution For Girls Project in Keeping Girls in School.
The government launched youth empowerment projects in its continued efforts to improve the livelihoods and welfare of youths.
The government launched youth empowerment projects namely:
Internship/Graduate Apprenticeship and Volunteer Programme.
Youth Connekt Hubs and Digital Platform.
Equipping Youth Resource Centers with Modern Equipment.
Zambezi East Cooperatives get CDF money.
Over 50 youth and women clubs and Co-operatives in Zambezi East Constituency have received empowerment grants through the 2022 Constituency Development Funds.
20 Women With Hearing Impairments to be provided with skills empowerment training and business start up packages
The Ministry of Community Development in collaboration with the Zambian Women With Skills Organisation launched the Sustainable Women’s Economic Empowerment Project targeted at 20 women with hearing impairments.
K500000 approved for 135 skills bursaries and 160boarding schools.
The government approves K500000 for both 135 skills bursaries as well as 160 boarding schools in the first and 2nd quarter of the year.
Women cooperatives received two egg incubators from the government.
The government handed over two egg incubators to women cooperatives under the Enhanced Small-Holder Investment Programme (E-SLIP).
5 million Kwacha allocated towards Youth Empowerment programmes
The government allocated 5 million Kwacha towards Youth Empowerment programmes under the Constituency Development Fund.
Phase Four Payments of the Supporting Women`s Livelihoods Programme launched.
The government launches the Phase Four Payments of the Supporting Women`s Livelihoods Programme.
K1.2 million bursary applications for selected secondary boarding schools approved.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development approved K1.2 million bursary applications for selected secondary boarding schools.
K225,000 released under the village banking program.
The government released K225,000 under the village banking program to give soft loans to more than 200 women in Chipata City.
The Supporting Women’s Livelihoods programme in Mufumbwe launched.
The government launched the Supporting Women’s Livelihoods programme in Mufumbwe.
19 girls retrieved from forced marriage.
The government has retrieved 19 girls from forced marriages and redirected them back to School.
700 girls enrolled under the KGS programme.
Government enrols 700 girls enrolled under the KGS programme.
The National wide skills training programmes flagged.
President Hichilema flagged off the National wide skills training programmes under the National Youth Skills Empowerment Programme.
1,457 youths in Mufulira District sponsored by the Government in skills training.
Government sponsors 1,457 youths in Mufulira District in skills training under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).
Deliberate empowerment programmes under the Constituency Development Fund
Vice President says the Government has deliberately designed various empowerment programmes for women under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).
Government free education policy raises hope
Government free education Policy raises hope to young girls in Zambia
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