Fires, floods, and landslides are devastating. After taking all possible measures to get people through these disasters safely, we begin to assess the physical damage to properties.
Homes, businesses, and public facilities are subject to critical losses after these disasters. Often, these damages cause critical failures that need to be rapidly addressed. Rapid response in these situations is exactly what J & M Keystone specializes in.
“Zambia has one of the highest per capita orphan rates in the world, with a full 46% of the population under the age of 14,” explained Weier, “due to the plight of HIV and AIDS in the country. It’s the seventh most affected country in terms of HIV infection in the world. The average life expectancy in Zambia is only 52 compared to 78 here in the US.”
Family Legacy’s sole objective is to influence the country in positive ways. Because a very high proportion of the population is so young, the best way to pursue that objective is by better equipping those children, specifically those that are orphaned, to become contributing members of society.