Response Network is a Non Governmental Organization based in Livingstone ,Southern Province of Zambia. We believe in development that mobilizes people’s own human- and environmental resources, as we see that self-esteem, knowledge and creativity grow with responsibility. Instead of pitying people and make them feel they are poor we provide optimism and make them understand they are rich in so many ways, and that they in fact can solve most of their own problems without depending on any donor. The communities do the work themselves and take sustainable steps forward from poverty towards improved human rights and development.
Never a right time to say goodbye Well, its official, our fun and charismatic Youth and Sport Exchange Program (YSEP) volunteers have officially left. It was a bittersweet moment at RN. I’m sure i speak for everyone when i say we really did not want them to leave but alas they must go spread their [...]Read more
Response Network both has large governmental/institutional partners as well as smaller individual donors. Our large partners and their type of funding are outlined below: – Academic Work sponsor villages in our village self-help program with building material to schools as well as the Sponsorship program – Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) sponsor our Village [...]Read more
Village self help is our main focus. From 2005 to 2011 Response Network has facilitated village programs in more than 600 villages. These villages have started ~3.000 self help clubs with ~60.000 members that have built confidence, knowledge and skills and improved their life situation. Village programs are run through a combination of encouragement and information. [...]Read more