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SPF Supporter – Elaine Duchesne

Over the past 3 years, Elaine Duchesne from Stony Plain has joined us in encouraging the Kukulu community. Elaine’s main focus has been in working with the women. Some days have found her painting toe nails under a tree with … Continue reading

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Halloween Excess

Halloween …. the next spending frenzy is in progress. It is estimated that $ 1.5 billion (that’s $ 1,500 million) is spent on Halloween just in Canada – for candy, costumes and pumpkins ! At SPF we need $ 360 … Continue reading

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TED Talk About Aid to Africa

This is a TED Talk well worth watching as it puts aid to Africa into perspective and affirms that how SPF is doing its work in Zambia is the better approach http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_mwenda_takes_a_new_look_at_africa.html

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Zambia Internet Cafés

Downloading on the porch at Kanjanji, on the roadside with the Prado, in the fallow fieldwith the motorcycle ! Finding a decent internet connection is always a challenge in Zambia and tends to be quite expensive. The Internet connections – … Continue reading

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Sungula School

A meeting was held with the PTA to review things at the school. The new house that was built in 2008 by SPF is being lived in. They have also completed two new (pit) toilets for the students to replace … Continue reading

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Orphans

Photos of three of the orphans SPF Zambia Director, Justin Kalunga, manages the orphan support program and a full review was done with him of the 22 orphans that are currently on the program as well as the accounting records … Continue reading

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Construction Method Improved

Above : a house constructed with interlocking bricks. Below : bricks made and waiting for construction Through our new friends, Bob and Mary Sendgikoski of Every Orphans Hope, who very graciously hosted us in Lusaka whenever we needed a bed … Continue reading

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Base of Operations

The owners of Kakulu Farms, Mike and Adriana Sandys-Thomas, who are now the only commercial farmers in the area very kindly hosted us in their home. Although they had agreed that we could continue to use the house previously owned … Continue reading

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Zambia Visit – March/April 2010

In early March Gordon Poultney, Executive Director, and Milt Marchiel, an SPF Canada Director, flew to Zambia to visit the Isaiah Project – the Foundation’s community development project in Chibwelelo near Kapiri Mposhi. Milt returned to Canada in early April … Continue reading

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SPF UK December 2009 Newsletter

Here’s the link to our December 2009 newsletterhttp://archive.constantcontact.com/fs079/1102694182880/archive/1102917704482.html

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SPF Supporter – Elaine Duchesne

November 13th, 2010