Part of the (im)Possible

a Zambian endeavour


April 11, 2012

Some Good and Bad News

WOW- look at what they’ve accomplished!!!! Using hoes, axes, shovels and lots of muscle power our stumping team have managed to clear a huge space for the proposed Health Post. We even have a qualified builder, with papers, living in our community who has volunteered his services. Keeping costs to a minimum by utilizing their – Read More-

May 12, 2011

Samuel’s Story

Meet Samuel. An orphan, Samuel came to live with his grandmother at the age of 2. When he was 10 years old he decided, on his own, to start attending school. Like many children in Zambia it has been a struggle for Samuel to obtain money for school and examination fees, for uniforms, books, pens – Read More-

April 28, 2011

Clinic Day

About four months ago I declared Tuesdays, clinic day. Every Tuesday, anyone in need of medical attention is invited to meet at the village centre for transportation to the nearest (a 2 1/2 hour walk!) health care facility. We are fortunate, in Mbayi , to have access to a government clinic which provides good quality – Read More-

January 26, 2011

On The Road To Food Security

Last year many of you heard me say “I’ve been there, and I’ve met children in Zambia who do not have even one meal a day, so I need to go and do something about it.”. Well, now I know them by name, they greet me regularly with hope in their smiles, and thanks to – Read More-

January 9, 2011

Some Different Challenges

How’s the weather in Canada this morning? Snowing a bit, a lot? Wondering if your street has been plowed? Worried about getting stuck in your driveway? Well, I worry too, but now it’s about the rainfall. Before I came to Zambia I was concerned about transportation. How would I get to Mbayi? Initially relieved to – Read More-