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Staying Connected: An Update From Spark Ventures And Our Partners

A message from Spark Ventures' Executive Director, Kristin Schrepferman:   Dear Friend of Spark,            My thoughts are with all of you, your families, and people around the world who are struggling during these difficult times. Our lives have changed and we face challenges we...

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27 March
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Zambia’s Newest Preschool Teacher

The staff serving Hope Community School's preschool classrooms is an incredibly dedicated bunch. Recently, Hope welcomed a new teacher to the team. When Ms. Patricia Mpambanya joined the teaching staff last month, she shared this personal account of what brought her to teaching at Hope, and...

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10 May
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Meeting Rebecca & Her Grandmother

One of the most powerful experiences for those who take the journey to meet our partners and see our work in action is the opportunity to visit the homes of children like Rebecca, a student at Hope Community School in Zambia. This provides a first-hand glimpse...

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05 March
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New Projects in Zambia – Farm Land, Library & Toilets!

In the past few months, there have been a number of exciting projects in Zambia that have received support from generous members of our community. Here are a few highlights!   Hope School Farm & Hope Community School Sewing Center   We are thrilled and honored that an anonymous...

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24 January
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Sister Preschool in Zambia Launched in Partnership with Lincoln Park Preschool

Sharon Kozek, Owner and Founder of Lincoln Park Preschool and Kindergarten, along with members of her team have enthusiastically joined with Spark Ventures to help launch a new preschool in Zambia. Early childhood education is critical to any students' future success in the world, but...

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08 February
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