COPE Project actions in 2014

Community Action on Poverty and Environment (COPE) Project, which started in 2009 as an initiative between two Earth Charter Affiliates, continues to be active in promoting direct actions to solve some pressing issues in Zambian rural communities.

One activity in 2014 was to hand out solar powered lanterns (Luci) to older girls preparing for their final exams in Mwachilele Primary School . Girls have a much tougher life in Zambia than boys, since they do all the chores. With these lanterns, the Project hopes that girls will have more time at night to study.

Find here a video when the lanterns where handed out: