Mukuni Widows Project

The Butterfly Tree is funding a project for widows to have a sustainable income. By providing the materials the woman can make the school uniforms, clothing, basket ware and jewellery to sell in the curios centre. Many women are left More details >

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2010 Charity Calendar

The Butterfly Tree calendar, showing images of Mukuni and other villages is ready to order and can be viewed on this page. This is our third year and already we have had numerous requests to buy them for gifts, offices and More details >

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Charity Annual Report

I am delighted to report that The Butterfly Tree has had an extremely successful year, despite the global crisis. Each year since March 2006 we have been able to reach out to more rural schools and villages. This is due More details >

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Oliver Kamwi

Oliver Kamwi lost his father when he was very young. His mother in order to earn money to feed her young, gave herself to men in return for payment, she has five other children to support, Oliver is the oldest. More details >

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Charity Calendar

The Butterfly Tree Charity Calendar for 2009, featuring photographs from the Mukuni Chiefdom, is ready to order. The calendar has been sponsored by the 12 companies named on each month. Calendars are £4 – and all money raised goes directly to the cause.

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Olbert Kamungondo

Olbert Kamungondo was born in 1986 and when he was just five months old his mother and all other passengers were killed in a bus accident, where Olbert was the only survivor. His father took his old brother and moved More details >

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Kevin Sabata

Kevin Sabata was just seven years old when he needed a sponsor to educate him at Mukuni Basic School. His father had been diagnosed with TB and both his parents were HIV positive. On hearing this information, The Butterfly Tree More details >

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Victor Simango

Victor Simango is nineteen years of age and was unlikely to have completed his education without the assistance of a sponsorship. In October 2007 Victor had to drop out of school as his mother had no spare funds to pay More details >

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Brenda Musonda

Brenda Musonda was only 6 years old when she was confirmed HIV positive in 2004. She lives with her grandparents who have lost all three children and now have 15 dependents. Brenda’s sponsor Steph Bateson, a book buyer for Asda, More details >

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