News

01 Mar 17,
ZAMBIA

Our new global five-year strategy which seeks to transform the lives of more than 1.8 billion young people around the globe was launched to the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Strategic Partners and Youths by Restless Development Zambia on Feb 17th 2017.

31 Jan 17,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development alumni and staff on 18th January, 2017 made a presentation to the parliamentary committee on Youth and Sport on the subject of Youth Participation in the Decision making Process in Zambia.

31 Jan 17,
ZAMBIA

“I do not need to wait for the government to employ me but I can start saving money today. And when I finish my grade 12, I can start my own business” says Jane Banda, a young girl recently attached as an intern with the Zambian Girls 2030 Project.

30 Nov 16,
ZAMBIA

Defining the role that civil society organisations play in supporting government efforts. A lesson from our Tikambe 'Let’s Talk' Project.

30 Nov 16,
ZAMBIA

In December of 2013, Zambia and nineteen other countries in the East and Southern Africa (ESA) region affirmed and endorsed their joint commitment to deliver Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services for young people. Since then, in Zambia, CSE has been integrated in the curriculum.

25 Oct 16,
ZAMBIA

Civil society organizations have been tasked with the responsibility of helping bring about solutions to many issues of concern. The question of using resources judicially is one of society’s key concerns and its attainment, one of the main tasks requested of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). As such advocacy around and related to governance, transparency and accountability have become paramount in the CSO work agenda.

10 Aug 16,
ZAMBIA

On Thursday 11th August Zambia will elect both a new President and National Assembly, and will be voting in a constitutional referendum to decide whether to amend the bill of rights. This referendum is critical to the lives of youth in Zambia, as the bill of rights currently gives all Zambians the right to food, shelter, employment and healthcare.

16 Mar 16,
International UK ZAMBIA

With the Zambian elections approaching on August 11th 2016, young Zambians encouraging each other to raise their voice were featured on the BBC's televised fundraising event Sport Relief on Friday 18th 2016.  

27 Oct 15,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development Zambia has been implementing Act! 2015 activities since 2014, while engaging with more than 14 youth serving and youth targeting organizations together with government line ministries and UN agencies.

 

 

 

08 Aug 15,
ZAMBIA

The Youth Dialogue was organised by the Zambian Act! 2015 alliance powered by Restless Development with support from UNAIDS. ACT!2015 is a movement that aims to secure advances on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and HIV response for young people.

13 Jul 15,
ZAMBIA

On July 11th 2015 “action/2015” campaigners around the world called on their leaders to attend the Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In Zambia, the Global Day of Action activity started with a march past from embassy shopping mall to Chawama grounds, followed by a rally.

11 May 15,
ZAMBIA

The midwives4all campaign event brought together midwives, adolescents, community members, policy makers and donors to discuss the role of midwives in reducing maternal mortality with a focus on adolescents.

 

23 Apr 15,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development Zambia has been awarded with a Governor's Recognition Award for their fantastic work in Financial Education. Yet again they have been recognised as the Civil Society Organisation in Zambia leading on youth led financial literacy work, for both in school and out of school youth.

22 Aug 14,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development has been approved to work in the Clinics in Lusaka, Central and Northern Provinces.

21 Jul 14,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development has been selected to be the Country lead for the implementation of "ACT! 2015" phase 2 in Zambia.

11 Feb 14,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development alumni and staff made an oral presentation to the parliamentary committee on youth and sport on addressing teenage pregnancy in Zambia.

17 Dec 12,
ZAMBIA

In Zambia , we ran the 6 month long radio show, TIKAMBE, on Radio Phoenix to raise awareness of the national youth policy and its priorities in a country where most people listen to radio as their primary means of receiving information.

23 Mar 12,
ZAMBIA

In Keembe (Chibombo District), communities rely on agriculture to sustain a livelihood. However, distribution of subsidised farming equipment by the government is biased towards elderly community members and young people are not considered for support. This leaves young people dependent on their guardians’ limited earnings, and increases the likelihood of high risk behaviour such as prostitution and stealing. 

15 Jul 11,
ZAMBIA
In March 2011, Restless Development through the Zambia Governance Foundation started implementing the youth-led health accountability project aimed at increasing access to health services with the support of the local school, clinic, community leaders and community members. 
11 May 11,
ZAMBIA
Restless Development has been working in conjunction with Zambian bank ZANACO to roll out a new financial literacy programme for young people.

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