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Update – April 28

Hi everyone – sorry for lack of updates over the past few weeks. I did not have the luxury of an Internet connection at the farm this time and only managed a couple of trips to town to the Internet … Continue reading

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April 4/5 Back to Kakulu

I drove up to Kakulu on Saturday arriving there at about 2:30 p.m. First call was at Pastor Justin’s home where we talked for a couple of hours. Then to Falcon farm where I spent the night. On Sunday I … Continue reading

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Zambia 2009

Hi everyone – welcome to the 2009 chapter of SPF Zambia – which tends to be the main focus of this blog.I had an excellent trip over, leaving Edmonton on Tuesday March 31 – to Toronto and then on to … Continue reading

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Zambia 2008 Presentation

On Sunday November 23, 2008 we hosted a most enjoyable evening with members of the teams that travelled from Alberta to Africa in 2008, members of their families and many others who have supported the Zambia project. Videos, photographs and … Continue reading

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Zambia 2008 Summary

As we leave Zambia to begin our journey home it was gratifying to look back on what we have achieved in the five months since Gordon arrived to begin this year’s program. – Three teams and several other visitors from … Continue reading

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Knitting Machine

We were given a donation in Canada to assist women in our Zambian community with a sewing program to generate income for themselves. After meeting with a women’s club it was decided to purchase a new manual knitting machine with … Continue reading

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Tools for the Community

A guitar brought to Zambia by Bronwen was donated to Glad Tidings Church as they have a young man who had some idea how to play – and actually did one song in the service that day ! He is … Continue reading

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Small Business Support

Rich purchases fritters – the Zambian equivalent of donuts – from a local tuck shop, aka Zambian 7-11 ! Several of these small shops in the community have been successfully started by women through interest-free loans from the SPF community … Continue reading

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Orhpans Assisted

The team helped present new school uniforms and school supplies to some of the orphans that needed them.

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Chilunga Renovations

Today the team loaded up the pick-up with tools and supplies and headed to Chilunga Community School to do some basic renovations for them.While the women and the girls helped re-paint the chalk boards and decorate the outside of the … Continue reading

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