The success of Africa Directions

The success of Africa Directions is best illustrated by the impact its programs and staff have had on the lives of the many youth that have passed through its doors.  From humble backgrounds, these young people were given the guidance and support they needed to develop their talents and have gone on to become famous artists, sportsmen and women, business executives, social workers and leaders in their community.  The individuals highlighted still maintain a relationship with the center and a desire to give back to their communities. Read their stories

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Izek Jere’s Story

Izek Jere is the forth-born of five boys.  He grew up in Woodlands, a middle-to-upper class suburb in Lusaka. Following the untimely death of his father, his family relocated to

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Esther Phiri’s Story

“Growing up in Zambia as a girl is very challenging, especially in a rough area like Mtendere.  If you are weak, you won’t make it. You need to be sharp,

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Tom Njovu’s Story (Limbikani)

Tom Njovu, who plays the popular “Limbikani” character in the local hit TV soap “Banja,” was one of the original members of Africa Directions.  He joined the theatre group in

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Dalisoul, (Mwana Wamu Komboni)

Dalisoul, born Madaliso Phiri, grew up in Mtendere compound, alongside his 9 siblings, just a stone’s throw away from Africa Directions (AD). Dalisoul was interested in music from a young

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