Zambian Nurse & UNZA Student Writes A Book

Margaret Kapansa Lesa, or Sister Margaret, is a dedicated Zambian Registered Theatre Nurse and student at The University of Zambia pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her strong Christian faith is evident as an active song leader at Winners Chapel Church International in Kitwe. With leadership roles in health, Margaret served as Sister in Charge at East Garneton Health Post and held key positions in the Garneton Clinic and Kwacha Clinic.

Who else is Margaret?

Beyond her medical career, she is an entrepreneur and the founder of Margieh’s Kitchen, specializing in Zambian meals and cakes. As a farmer, Margaret cultivates crops and distributes products across Kitwe and Zambia, embodying her commitment to women’s empowerment. Married to Peter Lesa with four children, she uses writing to support mothers on their journey.

Margaret‘s Book

This year, Margaret has taken a huge step further to change her community even more by publishing her first book with Zambian ARTS Publications entitled “20 Secrets of Academic Success for Mothers”.

What is this book about?

This book delves into the profound challenge of harmonizing the roles of motherhood, spousal responsibilities, and a career. Amidst the inevitable difficulties, every woman nurtures aspirations and dreams of accomplishing something remarkable or pursuing personal goals before the twilight of life. The journey is arduous, demanding reliance on the grace of God to navigate life’s complexities and attain academic success. Addressing the reader directly, the author underscores the transformative power of belief, asserting that with unwavering faith as the driving force, any endeavor becomes possible. Serving as both inspiration and encouragement, this work resonates as a guide for women navigating the intricate demands of life, offering a poignant narrative that speaks to the resilience and potential inherent in every woman’s journey.

Speaking on the 26th of January, 2024 at the launch of Mr. Collins Mwale’s “Tapping Into Your Enjoyable & Successful Marriage” book launch at ECL Complex in Kitwe, Ms. Kapansa emphasized that women should ensure to learn skills that can sustain and make them more productive members of society. She further addressed in her speech the need for men to be fully aware of the requirements and roles expected during marriage before marriage itself.

Margaret Kapansa Lesa now plans to publish more books that will help shape society in a positive way.

How can I get her book?

Ensure to get a copy of her book, which is now available in hardcopy and selling for K150 only. The book is available on the Zambian ARTS Publications’ website. Get it below:

To support Margaret’s work or partner with her in her endeavours of writing and social or community work, reach her during business hours and days through +260 968866796 or simply click here for an instant chat with her.



  1. This is very inspiring of you Mrs Lesa. Keep the fire burning.

  2. Awesome stuff, not even the sky is the limit!

  3. Chuma Sichikombo

    Your zeal, tenacity and enthusiasm have proved your worth. You are a wife, mother, worker(with all the expectations from you), student, committed church member, your hands are simply full, yet you have to let your potential outshine. You are certainly doing something right, keep soaring. Kudos sister Margaret.

  4. Kayembe Benson

    This is amazing sister Margaret

  5. Christabel Munshya Chisenga

    Congratulations Margaret

  6. Well, you’ve always been so passionate about the things you do. I’m glad you are putting it into writing so that we can be inspired by you. Job well done ✅

  7. Tafadzwa Gatsi

    This is encouraging Mrs Lesa..

  8. Chibesa Jessy Mufichani

    Wonderful piece of writing

  9. Cleopatra kamanga

    Wow..this is encouraging and inspiring at the same time, congratulations sister magret

  10. Rietta changwe

    This is awesome my dear .keep the fire burning love ❤

  11. Nozipho Kansumba Nyemba

    So inspiring and wonderful. More Grace

  12. Chilufya Mwitwa

    Beautiful, very encouraging indeed.
    Congratulations sister Margaret. You are an inspiration

  13. Doris kilele

    Very proud of are an inspiration

  14. To God be all the Glory for great things he has done. This awesome Margaret .


  15. Congratulations Sr Margaret. You’re an inspiration. This is Great 👍

  16. This is very good. Keep it up!

  17. Margaret kapansa

    Thankyou all for the wonderful words,to God be all the glory 🙌

  18. Abel Nyirongo

    An inspirational individual inking down an inspirational book. A must have and recommended not only for ladies but men too.

  19. Keep it up Ms Kapansa, your ambitions and goals are being realized. You have what it takes to achieve your dreams and make your vision into reality. Wishing you all the best

  20. Congratulations Ma

  21. This is my first time pay a quick visit at here and i am really happy to read everthing at one place

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