The Rustito Makweja Foundation is in honor of Lillian Makweja O’Brien’s
parents. Lois Rustito Makweja was a woman of faith and loved in the community, and remembered with much love. Her father, Amos Pedzisayi Makweja moved to Zambia with only his mother Elizabeth and his siblings from Zimbabwe
during the civil war. He worked hard and built a life for him and his family in Zambia. Lillian’s parents both passed away.
Poverty is hard to look at it in the face, and Africa is facing one of its worst challenges as most areas had a drought since 2018. Some areas have received some rain, but, only to bring flooding.
We need money for Microfinance so that the women in these areas can be able to buy seeds and tools to work their land. We have calculated that with US$100.00
for each woman, it is enough to get them started and grow food for sale for their consumption. Some areas are so dry that, water wells are desperately needed for irrigation. Without water, they can’t grow anything.
As you can see for yourselves in the photographs, the schools have no desks for the students. The teacher has no desk either, but, they still want to make a difference even without the basic supplies. The students need stationery, desks, water wells, and sanitation. Students
are in need of everything, and some of you have children of your own and do everything possible to make their experience while attending school a great one. We will ship containers with all you donate, and tax receipts are available for all cash or donations.