International Funders and Donors

World Vision Zambia enjoys partnership and support from international Government donors.

There is a long history of World Vision Zambia’s successful implementation of Government grants, with the first biggest grant running from 2005 to 2009.

World Vision Zambia international donors include:
The United States Government        

The United States Government has been awarding grants for World Vision Zambia to implement through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

The current project being implemented is the Gender Based Violence Survivor Support (GBVSS), a five year project with a total fund of $14, 202.362 jointly funded by the UK Government. This project is supporting survivors of Gender Based Violence through the provision of medical, counselling, legal, and police services.

Previous Projects have had a total value of over US$200 million cash grants while World Vision Zambia’s private funds were over US$157 million cost share.

• Sustainability Through Education, Prevention and Strengthening for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (STEPS OVC) aimed to strengthen the capacity of Zambian communities to provide sustainable HIV prevention, care, and support services in a harmonized manner to prioritised geographic areas, targeted populations, and stakeholder communities. The project was implemented from July 2010 to March 2016  at a total budget of US$92 million.

• Reaching HIV and AIDS Affected People with Integrated Development and Support (RAPIDS), a US-funded intervention was designed to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS in Zambia. It ran from 2005 to 2009 with a total budget of over US$57 million.

• Consortium for Food, Agriculture, HIV and AIDS, Resilience and Marketing (CFAARM) aimed at addressing issues of food insecurity and risk in Zambia. It was a Multi-Year Assistance Program (MYAP) that ran from 2007 to 2011 serving 90,000 men and women with a total budget of over US$34 million.

• Gender-Based Violence Survivor Support (GBVSS), a five-year project jointly funded by the US Government and UKAID through DFID with a total fund of USAID$14,202,362. This project is supporting survivors of Gender Based Violence through the provision of medical, counselling, legal, and police services.

Presidential Malaria Initiative

World Vision partnered with the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the Department for International Development (DFID) to receive and distribute one million long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs). Through the STEPS OVC network, World Vision took the lead in working with the Ministry of Health to determine priority distribution points.

Phase 2 followed in 2013 for western province with the approximate allocation of 800,000 bednets.

World Vision also distributed another 1 million nets in Luapula between 2014 and 2015. The projects total budget was over US$3 million.

United Kingdom Department for International Development     

United Kingdom Department for International Development (DfID) has supported World Vision Zambia on various projects with an estimated value of over  US $2,000, 000 

Current projects being implemented include:

• Enhanced Participation, Accountability and Governance in Education- (e-Page) for a period of 30 months at a total cost of £1million covering Western, Southern and Central Provinces. This project is supporting communities to hold Government accountable for delivery of education services according to policy.

Previous Projects include:

• Citizens Voice and Action Advocacy, and Vulnerable Children Advocacy project which were implemented between 2009 to 2016 at a total value of US$ 1,062,171.

European Union           

The European Union has been a strong partner with World Vision Zambia since 2007. They have supported the following projects:

European Union Education Project

•  Action for Capacity Building of Community Schools in Zambia 2008-2010 which had €963,899 budget

•  Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), was implemented from 2009 to 2010 at a total budget of US $1.5million 

•  RAGWANUT  Realigning Agriculture and WASH for Nutrition is a three year project which started in 2016 and will end in 2019 with a total budget of €1,111,111 million.


United Nations Children’s Fund has supported children across Zambia with improved health, nutrition, education, and WASH.

Previous Projects implemented by World Vision on behalf of UNICEF include:

• WASH in Schools, Hygiene And Sanitation In Communities and Capacity Building  was implemented between 2013 to 2014, benefiting over 313,000 men, women and children valued at US$  $29,351,988.


United National High Commission for Refugees support and partnership with World Vision Zambia has supported the resettlement of many hundreds of refugees in the two camps of Mayukwayukwa and Meheba in Western and North Western provinces.

• Stout One and Royal Kent General Dealers Limited - Constructed infrastructure such as classrooms blocks, rural health centres, and staff houses for nurses and teachers has provided much needed improvement of services. 2015-16. Value US$622,000

UNHCR invited World Vision to implement camp management and social services at Kala camp in Kawambwa. In February 2001 Kala camp had over 50,000 refugees. The partnership was implemented between 2001 to 2006 valued at US$ $1,400,000

World Food Program

Supported a three months School Feeding Programme that ran from January 1st to March 31st 2008, with a targeted population of over 52,000 boys and girls within Lusaka province’s rural areas. The project was valued at US$132,130.

World Food Programme Assistance Programme was implemented by Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) from 2008 to 2009 to provide overall management of the feeding programme in three districts of rural Zambia targeting over 59,000 beneficiaries valued at US$ 534,023.