When seven-year-old Lawrence’s* grandfather passed away and his grandmother remarried, Lawrence and his mother ended up living in Twashuka Community, Zambia. Often carrying the responsibility of an adult, Lawrence would go to the nearby town to beg for money or find odd jobs to survive as his mother is unable to work. Thankfully, he now attends the Care Point, where he is known, supported and loved, and has the freedom to be a child.
When the Hands at Work local office team in Luanshya, Zambia, did church mobilisation in the community of Twashuka, the wife of one of the pastors, Siphwe, committed to becoming a Care Worker.
She shares, “I have a heart of compassion and I don’t feel good when people are suffering, even if I have nothing that I can give them. I feel good when I am serving and it fulfils my heart. Now I feel complete because it has always been one of my dreams to be serving the children who have no one to look after them.”