ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc donates assorted items for the nursery school being set-up by Mother of Millions Foundation at Kamfinsa Female Prisons in Kitwe.
Kamfinsa Female prisons on the Copperbelt has incarcerated mothers who are living with some of their young children within the facility. According to the Mother of Millions Foundation’s Faith Kalungia, the prison currently has seven (7) children between the ages of two (2) years to three (3) years, and three (3) new born babies. The number of children vary between 10 to 30 at a given time. These children face harsh conditions with no amenities provided to meet even their most basic needs.
ZCCM-IH women donated an assortment of items which will included: Small plastic tables, chairs, toys, small blankets, matts, a refrigerator and a TV set; for the Kamfinsa female prisons particularly for the children within the prison where their mothers are serving a sentence.
“We are not just women, we are also mothers. As mothers our hearts are gripped with sadness to see children in here suffering because of the mistakes of their mothers. We are here to offer support to these women and their children, and show them that the community outside has not forgotten about them…” Claudette M. Malambo, ZCCM-IH.
Mother of Millions, an NGO which is involved in helping and providing an early childhood education and recreation facilities within prisons received the donation in the presence of Zambia Prison’s personnel.
“On behalf of our Faith (Mother of Millions Founder), I would like to thank the entire ZCCM-IH team for this very generous donation to the Mother of Millions Foundation . The donation you have made is going to feed, clothe, and educate the children at Kamfinsa Female Prisons.” Mrs. Taonga Shamboko, Mother of Millions Foundation Head – Lusaka.
The donation was made during the commemoration of International Women’s Days on 8th March 2017 at Lusaka’s Chimbokaila Prisons, where the Mother of Millions has already set-up a nursery school and playground for the children with incarcerated mothers at this facility.