Child Education

Rationale

People do not determine the socio-economic status of the families in which they are born. Those born in low income households have a higher chance of being trapped in the poverty cycle if they are not (…see more)

Environmental Protection

Rationale

Our environment is in danger, now more than ever. In the wake of industrialization and job creation, the need for economic growth needs constant oversight to ensure (…see more)

Health Awareness

Rationale

Prevention is better than cure; at the center of which is the awareness of disease and its prevention. The key to a healthy society is an informed society, sadly as much as (…see more)

Mentorship

Rationale

Everyone needs a more experienced individual in their preferred career path to guide and inspire them – a mentor. Evidently, pupils and students whose career paths are guided by a mentor generally have (…see more)

Microeconomic Empowerment

Rationale

Approximately 54.4 percent of Zambia’s population lived below the poverty line in the year 2015; with poverty levels in rural areas recorded at 76.6 percent (CSO, 2015). Empowerment programs by government through the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) and NGOs such as World Vision exist that (…see more)

Philosophy

Rationale

There lacks platforms in many developing countries on which individuals can express systematic thought. Social media has attempted to fill the gap, its nonetheless insufficient in that its uncoordinated. Further, platforms on which intellectuals brainstorm (…see more)

Scholarships

Rationale

Zambia is strictly speaking not under a free education regime, as such many pupils and students drop out of the education system due to lack of sponsorship.  Specifically, while preschool up to the end of primary school is designed (…see more)

Social Research

Rationale

Much of main stream research is conducted on topics and case studies with high generalization potential. As such, most policy is developed based on generalized research findings. The cummulative effect of the foregoing is twofold; cardinal community specific issues go unresearched and policy accuracy is (…see more)

Substance Abuse

Rationale

Substance abuse can significantly affect a person’s socio-economic status. Particularly, the individual’s productivity reduces and their drive to succeed reduces. Further, their family is affected due to reduced economic performance, and in some cases destructive (…see more)

Sustainable Orphanage Management

Rationale

Orphanages and community schools are typically run on grants and donations. It is not uncommon for orphanages and community schools to close when grants and donations seize. It is also not uncommon for mismanagement (…see more)

WNLR – Vinebranch Awards

The WNLR – Vinebranch Awards are annual awards held at Vine Children’s home to honour the best performing members of the Center. The inaugural awards were held on 31stDecember 2014 on location, at Vine Children’s Home. The number of categories awarded vary from year to year but have ranged between 28 to 31.

The nominations and selection of winners is interactively (…see more)