Okodwela is committed to supporting communities to develop
secure housing, employment, education, and happiness by
employing local community members in each of it's projects.
We are just getting started!
Together we can build self-sufficient, happy, thriving communities.
December 9, 2018
We've hired 21 construction workers since December 2019 for the Okodwela Home Project to assist in the building of homes in the
the surrounding rural areas of
Handmade Happy By: Vannesa
April 1, 2019
Created Handmade Happy
By: Vanessa; business for a local tailor to make
and sell handmade items around the world.
February 1, 2020
We hired one Caretaker position at the Linda Community School for a local community member. Her job entails maintaining the school grounds and taking care of the school garden.
December 28, 2018
Purchased machinery to support the dream
of a self-owned business for a local
Meloni Village women.
August 13, 2019
We hired 1 local, Zambian, photographer/videographer to document various Okodwela Projects.
October 27, 2020
We hired three community member Chefs to cook lunch for the Feeding Program at the Linda Community School 4 days a week for 560 students.
Family Services Manager
March 9, 2019
We hired one Family Services Manager to
serve as the first point of contact
within the community to complete
February 1, 2020
We hired one Security Guard at the Linda Community School for a local community member. His job entails looking after the securoty at the Linda
Adult Literacy Program Teachers
December 1, 2021
We hired 5 teachers to teach over 80 adult students in the Adult Literacy Program at the Linda Community School.