District and Club Projects


Eye Care For ALL

World Sight Day is the most important advocacy and communications event on the eye health calendar. It is a great time to engage with the world around us – a patient’s family, those who seldom get an eye exam. This year the Lions Clubs International District 413 - Zambia draw attention to eye care issues, so that everyone, everywhere has access to good eye health. The District 413 - Zambia celebrated World Sight Day on the 11th October, 2018 with a combination of a match-past from Lusaka City Council to University Teaching Hospital - Eye Hospital Centre where a ceremonial event was held, and a tour of the Eye Hospital in conjunction with Orbis, Operation Eyesight Universal, Standard Chartered Bank, Seeing is Believing, Sightsavers and Onesight.

To commemorate the event the Lions District 413 - Zambia held Free Eye Screening in Lusaka from the 8th - 13th October, 2018 at Cosmopolitan Mall, Levy Mall and Great North mall in partnership with Vision Care,and Lusaka Eye hospital, as well as screening of cancer with Patricia Jere Cancer Foundation. 

Whilst on the 13th October, 2018 Lions Club of Kansenshi in Ndola had embarked on a general Medical service delivery to People of the Nkwazi Community, including Eye Service as part of the World Sight Week, and it was graced by the Area Ward Councilor Hon. George Chipamba and Lions District 413 - Zambia First Vice Governor Sayjay S Balid.


Lions Active on World Cleanup Day

World Cleanup day it's a global annual event founded by JCI Foundation with its partners in the year 2008. Since the formation the program has been adopted in over 150 countries around the world. On the 15th August, 2018, Zambia participated in this global event for the first time. and The Lions Clubs International - District 413 Zambia partners (Lusaka City Council, European Union, Let's do it Zambia, JCI Foundation, Live Radio (97.3), German Cooperation (GIZ), Trade Kings, Shoprite, University of Lusaka (UNILUS), Borda Zambia, Solid Waste Management Systems, Sterelin, Chainama College, Star, Lusaka Apex University (LAMU), University of Zambia (UNZA) joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Clean-up Day, the biggest peaceful civic action in history. “Lions believe a Clean planet is essential to our well-being because environment is one of our service challenge in our framework.” The District Governor Dr. George SM Banda said this on Live Radio Interview. Millions of volunteers in a 150-country network united to clean the world in a single day. 

Lions and other volunteers teamed up to clean various mapped sites around Lusaka (Tokyo Way / Ring Road between Kamwala and Kamwala South) and Zambia. This movement connected and empowered citizens, companies and the government to clean up our country's mismanaged waste, such as litter and illegal waste dump sites. “Lions believe in working as a team with other stakeholders in the community.” The immediate Past District Governor Jessica Choobe said this on Live Radio interview.


We Serve! 1, 041 People Get Free Medical Attention

Lions Clubs International District 413 - Zambia has for many years been hosting and supporting a medical camp during the Agriculture and Commercial Show held in July/August. The camp is held at the Lions Den and offers free medical screening for wide range of conditions. This year's medical camp was held from 4th to 6th August 2018. The Camp offered free Diabetes, Eye, Ear, Prostate and Breast Cancer Screening and awareness as well as Blood Pressure checks. The m was managed by the District , and edical camp Global Service Team its key partners: Diabetes Association of Zambia, Starkey Foundation, Patricia Jere Cancer Foundation, and Vision Care.

A total of 79 women were screened for breast cancer while only 30 men were screened for prostate cancer. The Diabetes team had a total of 359 people screened on that day. The Ear screening had a quite overwhelming attendance of a total number of 317 people and only 256 people got screened for Eye. Governor Dr. George SM Banda, Second Vice Governor Peter M Mangani, Six Zones (8, 9, 11, 12, 14 and 15) and Leos participated during the camp. A total of 60 Lions and 7 Leos (2 from Kabwe) helped in the registrations and directions of patients during the camp.

The Medial camp was on going from 4th Saturday till 6th Monday August, 2018. Further, Lion Juliet Sakala (Zone 1 Chairperson) from Solwezi participated on Saturday while Ln Elletina Lungu (DCC Hearing Preservation – North) from Ndola participated on Sunday.


Worldwide week of Service for Diabetes, November 13th - 19th 2017

World Diabetes Day falls on 14th November, 2017.

Lions in District 413 will join in the fight against Diabetes 


Rubella and Measles Vaccination Campaign, September 2016

Lions in District 413, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health carried out

Vaccination Campaign all over the country from 19th to 23rd September, 2016.

The exercise which received overwhelming response from the public was a very

big success.



World Sight Week, October 2016

Lions all over the country participated in various events and activities to

commemorate World Sight Day and Sight Week from10th to 15th October, 2016.

These activities included the Handover of a building at Chawama Clinic, a Medical

Camp at Children International in Chibolya; and Eye and other medical check ups

at various clinic throughout the country.



Handover of Ndapula Clinic in Chongwe

Lions Aid Norway, LAN in collaboration with District 413 Zambia constructed a

clinic at Ndapula in Chongwe District. The Clinic was handed over to the Zambian

Goverment in September, 2016. A team of LIons from Norway and from District

413, Chieftainess Nkomeshya Mukamambo II and Government officials witnessed

the handover.


Construction of  Melvin Jones Children’s Hospital

The hospital will be built at the District Secretariat premises in Lusaka.


Ndola School for the Blind



Construction of a Health Post at Lusitu

This project is under Lions Club of Chilanga who have been holding medical camps

for more than 10 years now. They would like to put up a permanent structure of a

health post in conjunction with Lions Aid Norway.


Construction of an Eye Clinic at Kabwe General Hospital

Joint project between District 413 and Lions Aid Norway


Equipping of T5 Neonatal Clinic at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital

Another joint project with Lions Aid Norway


Lions Aid Norway and District 413 Zambia hand over buildings at Nangoma, Mumbwa

Lions Aid Norway has been a partner of Lions District 413 Zambia and have this

year handed over to the Zambian Government, a completed health project at

Nangoma Mission Hospital in Mumbwa. The Paediatric ward at the Nangoma

Mission Hospital valued at over K500,000 was handed over on 20th May, 2016.



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