Sponsor a child in Zambia

Sponsoring a child in Zambia with Plan international is one of the easiest ways to improve the lives of all children and to make sure girls have access to equal opportunities.


By becoming a child sponsor, you guarantee a child – and all children in their community – have everything they need to grow, learn and plan for their futures.


Child sponsorship helps tackle the root causes of discrimination, exclusion and vulnerability, and support some of the world’s most vulnerable children to thrive.

Meet Tryness – a sponsor child in Zambia Play Video

Key Challenges for children in Zambia


  • More than 60% of Zambians live below the poverty line, making life a struggle for millions of children.
  • Nearly one in two children suffer from stunted growth caused by malnutrition.
  • Child marriage is widely accepted – 42% of girls are married by 18.
  • Around 67% of people living in rural areas do not have adequate sanitation facilities.

Yes, I’ll sponsor a child in Zambia and support a whole community to thrive

Sponsor a child in Zambia