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Zambia is a beautiful country in sub Saharan Africa. about 3 times the size of the UK. It has a population of just over 17 million people.
Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world.
Zambia has a mainly tropical climate with a rainy season starting in October. This is a Zambian poinsettia!
Mangos grew in Judy's garden.
Kitwe is Zambia's second largest city. It is in the heart of the Copperbelt. The famous Chisokone market is huge, full of noise, bustle, smells, colours...a real attack on the senses!
Judy and Stephen belong to the United Church of Zambia.
On Sunday, everything stops for church!
Most of the population is christian and on Sunday this is where you'll find them!
Attending Mass here was one of the most profound experiences of my life. In the heart of the St Anton compound (shanty town) these were the poorest of people. Maria, now a friend, said that we are all the same in the eyes of God.
We are all brothers and sisters!
Oh my goodness! The beat of the drums, the harmonies, the strong voices, the volume of the singing!
My English singing sounded so thin! It's like the beating heart of Africa is heard through its music!
Zambia is one of the poorest countries on earth. 60 percent of the population live below the poverty line and 40 percent of people live in extreme poverty.
AIDS is a real problem and has resulted in many adult deaths, leaving children on their own.
Right now 1.2 million orphans and vulnerable children are living in Zambia and don't have the support or family structure they need to thrive. Families and communities can barely fend for themselves, let alone take care of orphans Many live in granny or child headed households, scraping by on less than £1.25 a day. Without access to school they face a lifetime of poverty.
IN OUR HUMBLE WAY, WE ARE HELPING TO IMPROVE LIFE FOR THESE CHILDREN.
“At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done.
We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”
― Mother Teresa