Zambia:
Continuing Lead Cleanup in Kabwe

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Kabwe Municipal Council, Environmental Africa

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Pure Earth is continuing to conduct pilot cleanups of lead-contaminated homes and monitor World Bank funding designated to clean up Kabwe, one of the world’s most polluted places.

“I am impressed with what has been done… and this comes as a relief not only to the people of Chowa, but the entire Kabwe population. We believe that when this project is completed, more lives will be safeguarded.”  — Patrick Chishala, Kabwe District Commissioner, as reported in the Zambian Daily Nation: Anti-Lead Project Cheers Kabwe Residents

Read more about our work in Kabwe in The Pollution Blog below.

Protecting Children By Cleaning Up Lead-Contaminated Yards in Kabwe

Notes From The Field: Walking A Day To Seek Change In Kabwe