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Quick Stats
Zambia is a landlocked country in the center of southern Africa. It covers a total area of 752,618 square kilometers of which 9,220 km² is covered by water. Zambia shares several of its key geographical features with neighbouring Zimbabwe.


Country office contacts
Plot 2, Cathedral of the Holy Cross Long
Acres, Lusaka
P.O. Box 34422, Lusaka
Phone: +260 211 256 475/6
Email: zambia@repssi.org

Meet the Team

Issues affecting children and young people in Zambia

  • Child Marriage
  • High school dropout rates
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Disease burden – HIV, Malaria, STI’s
  • Loss of primary caregivers/orphanhood
  • Underage patronage of bars
  • Child labour
  • Limited access to adolescence sexual and reproductive health services
  • Child/grandparents headed households
  • Limited access to social protection by vulnerable children and youth
  • Limited access to food and nutrition by vulnerable children, youth and their households

Our Impact




Repssi Work In Zambia

  • Collaborates with Chieftainess Kawaza to build the capacity of village committees, including in the Minimum Package of Services, use of PSS resources and a learning visit on the operation of village taskforces
  • Partners with the Ministry of General Education, the Kawaza Development Foundation and Mphangwe Community radio station to implement the reduction on early and unintended pregnancy among in-school youth
  • Oriented teachers in general psychosocial concepts and the use of the psychosocial Life skills manual for young people
  • Trained teachers on how to set up and manage learners’ listener clubs and how to coordinate radio-listening activities
  • Trained Community Based Implementers to facilitate conversations with in-and-out of school adolescents and young people using the PSS life-skills toolkit
  • Got TEVETA accreditation to continue the Diploma in CBWCY

REPSSI Projects In Zambia

  • Teachers’ Diploma in Psychosocial Care, Support and Protection
  • Community Based Work with Children and Youth
  • Enhanced access to and uptake of sexual and reproductive health and rights for girls, boys and youth in East and Southern Africa
  • Strengthening the mental health and responsive caregiving capacities of mothers and other caregivers


Meet The Zambian Team

Dr. Jackson Mwewa
Board Vice Chair
Judge Maria Kawinga
Board Chair
Mr. Benedicto Banda
Board Treasurer