Finally after 3 years of waiting our school Chanda was finally ready to be opened.

The First Lady of Zambia Esther Lungu had been informed about what we had achieved and was keen to attend the official handover / opening along with HRH The Chieftaness Mwape, Members of Parliament and other dignitaries.

The school was designed to educate 150 pupils, it would seem, as news spread there were places available 200 children enrolled no time! This means in its first year, they are over capacity and will have to work two shifts, days and afternoons, this way everyone will receive an education and capacity will increase to 300 places.

Whilst at the opening our Trustee managed to meet up with the Headteacher Mr Zulu Washington who inspired the her to undertake the project in the first place. Despite being in ill health he traveled 25km to be at the opening of his former school.

Entertainment was provided by local members of the community and school children at a wonderful ceremony to celebrate our accomplishment and for the school to be officially opened.

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