——Former First Lady of America, Laura Bush ,has commended Nsongwe Women’s Club for their dedication to bettering their livings through agriculture.
Mrs Bush said women in agriculture play an important role by contributing positively to the economy of the country.
She noted that the 21 women of Nsongwe Women’s Club had not only managed to raise funds to educate their children but earn an income that helps to feed their lives thereby ensuring good health.
She said this after she conducted a tour of Nsongwe Women’s Club farming land in chief Mukuni’s area and donated seedlings and garden spades to help them with agriculture.
Mrs Bush said she would host the African First Ladies in Tanzania where they will help first ladies on how to be supportive to their husbands and ensure that they will come up with projects that will support the people in their respect countries.
She said among the issues to be discussed is agriculture and HIV to find ways in which it can best be addressed.
Former US President, George Bush and his wife are in Livingstone on a four-day-private visit in support of the Pink Ribbon, Red Ribbon initiative that expands critically need cervical and breast cancer interventions.
Former President Bush and his team will work with Zambian officials and other volunteers to refurbish a health clinic in Livingstone that will strengthen Zambia’s ability to detect and treat cervical cancer.