DREAMS Young Women Sewing and Business Skills Help Protect Communities from COVID-19

LUSAKA – In five provinces across 40 sites, 240 young Zambian women are using their sewing skills to make face masks in response to COVID-19. These young women are members of the U.S. government’s Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) Kozo Initiative. Originally trained to sew reusable menstrual hygiene products, the Kozo ...
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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires David Young during the Government of the Republic of Zambia’s Commemoration of International Women’s Day Monday, March 9, 2020 Showgrounds, Lusaka Good morning! On behalf of the U.S. government, it is my pleasure and honor to join you in celebration of International Women’s Day under this year’s theme, “I ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft — World AIDS Day – December 1, 2016

Remarks Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft World AIDS Day – December 1, 2016 Showgrounds, Lusaka Honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Chitalu Chilufya National AIDS Council Chairperson, Dr. George Tembo Honorable Lusaka Provincial Minister, Japhen Mwakalombe Representatives from other ministries District AIDS Task Force chairperson Civil society Cooperating partners in Zambia’s HIV response Distinguished guests Members of ...
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