Our Rainbow House is an Australian registered charity with focus on a community on the outskirts of Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. It is based in Emerald, Central Queensland, with friends throughout Australia and beyond.
To support the people of this community in the care of their orphans and vulnerable children.
For all the children to enjoy good health, personal safety, adequate housing, a quality education, and an optimistic view of the future.
Partnership with local people who share our vision.
Respect for the privacy and culture of local people.
Empowerment of the community.
Transparency/ accountability of our operations.
Fostering Australian – Zambian friendship and respect.
Contribute to the education of the community’s orphans & vulnerable children, and those who care for them.
Continue to operate a small primary school for very vulnerable children.
Make these school premises available outside of school hours for educational & community purposes.
Support the continuing education of all those involved with the school.
Mentor local groups in their efforts to obtain good basic services in the areas of waste disposal, water, electricity, and government schools.
Appreciate all local involvement, and encourage further local involvement – in preparation for local autonomy.
Nurture the PGFA and encourage an expansion of its role.
Continue a search for suitable premises.
Regularly review communication with donors.
Carefully monitor the project and conduct annual reviews.
Develop long term succession planning and an emergency exit strategy.
To view our Association Rules please click here.