Newsletter No: 52 – April to June 2012

Newsletter No: 52 – April to June 2012 Newsletter No.52 April to June 2012 Dear Friends, I hope this newsletter finds you well. It’s certainly been cold in the early mornings here in Mwandi so winter has set in. Last night a hippo was grazing across the river from the house, it sounded like he was in the front yard, making so much noise munching away, the dogs were going crazy. The hippos are back in the river as the river has...

Winter in Mwandi

Dear Friends, I hope your well and had a good weekend. We are now experiencing cooler weather here in Zambia. Still compared to other years it is very mild but I know its going to come in allot cooler soon. Our pregnancy is going  well and I am becoming the size of a small whale !!! each day the past week I seem to have grown so much. I am now about 28 weeks and after a recent trip to south...

Micro-Finance program

Micro-Finance program To supplement the livelihoods programmes provided to OVC and community members through our vocational training Schemes, the project has also embarked on a number of microfinance initiatives to help support graduating students and also to assist project staff and members of the community to access basic financial services. Our first micro finance or micro enterprise initiative has been to provide...

Tony’s volunteer journal

Hi, my name is Tony & I’ve just returned from Mwandi in Zambia (Southern Africa) having spent the past month working on a project to provide clean drinking water to over 1500 school children with six other men from South Australia.  We built & installed six tanks and over 1.5 kms of pipe plus fitting 15 taps to replace an old bore with a large electric pump. We also...

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