The word Umi means ‘life’ in Mambwe, a local Zambian language. The African culture has a strong emphasis on humanism and working together to build a stronger community. It takes a good and strong community to create a better life for others around. Umi Foundation operates in Lusaka, Zambia, with support projects across Zambia, Malawi and South Africa. Umi Foundation believes in strengthening already existing skills and working together with local groups to make better challenging living conditions. Through our Child Marriage Intervention Program and Women Empowerment Program, out team is dedicated to eradicating child marriage in Zambia and supporting women improve their livelihood.