A Family of eight in Chienge District of Luapula Province is spending nights in the cold after their grass thatched house was burnt to ashes.

The Family is appealing to well-wishers to come to their aid following a fire which occurred on Wednesday, August 26, 2019 around 17:00 hours at Chishima village in Senior Chief Puta’s area.

Jane Chishimba, a 65 year-old widow, residing with her children, has confirmed this development.

Ms. Chishimba explained that among the eight affected include an 11 month old baby girl and three other older siblings.

The Police have since called on well-wishers to consider coming to the aid of the family.