Home of Joy Orphanage
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND BACKGROUND
The Congregation of the Immaculate Conception (“CIC”) was founded in the southern India in 1911. It has been rendering services for vulnerable and poor people since its inception. The main aim of the CIC is to educate and empower vulnerable women and children in simplicity and love.
- It is located near the airport turnoff and is called as “Marian Shrine”. In this place, sisters have been rendering voluntary services for 18 years by giving spiritual strengthening through Marian Shrine, Pastoral centre and Home of Joy Orphanage.
- Home of Joy Orphanage is an orphanage for about 50 children who are being provided with all facilities including boarding, food clothing and shelter.
- They also receive education facilities of up to grade nine (9), with all funds and material help being donated by well-wishers and any other donors.
- In order to accommodate the above children after completion of grade nine (9) education, a “Skills Training Centre” was set up in Lusaka West called Future in My Hands.
- As its adopted project, Lusaka Round Table No.11 (“LRT No.11”) has provided support to Home of Joy Orphanage in various ways over the years.
- Home of Joy Orphanage intends to expand by building its own school in the Meanwood Ndeke area.
- The estimated cost for this project is roughly K1,072,396.13 (est. $65,991.52) Project Profile- Home of Joy Orphanage.
- In 2019, LRT No.11 spent over ZMW 25,000 to sink a borehole at the proposed new school site.
- In 2022, LRT No. 11 spent K40,000 (est. $2,500)