Part of the (im)Possible

a Zambian endeavour


Apiculture Training Session
November 21, 2013

Beekeeping—A Way to Generate Income and Conserve Forests

Poverty offers few options. So for many years villagers in Mbayi have turned to charcoal burning (making and selling charcoal) as a means of survival, a way to combat the repeating occurrence of hunger which dominates their lives. Unfortunately this rather easy solution has caused deforestation in the area. One of the ways the Zambian – Read More-

Serving Gleaners Vegetable Soup Mix
October 12, 2013

Feeding Hungry School Children

Recently little Moses fainted at school because he hadn’t eaten in several days. Hunger is rampant in Mbayi. Children who walk long distances to school with empty tummies have little energy to concentrate in class. Poor nutrition is affecting their mental development. Hit hard by the incident with Moses and concerned about the plight of – Read More-

And We Are Ready
May 10, 2013

They Are in the Air—And We Are Ready!

Stay tuned as the Canadian Team launches the construction of a Health Post in Mbayi. Watch us mould bricks from giant ant hills!!! And so much more…

A new limb for Golden
May 6, 2013

Canadian Donors Improve Lives

Golden, a 54 year old volunteer teacher in Mbayi, was involved in a road traffic accident in 1978. He had just finished high school and was in the Zambian National Service. They took him to a hospital where the doctors performed a below the knee amputation. Then the hospital administration told him he would have – Read More-

Chabanyama Compound
April 1, 2013

Agape Land School

Mid December 2012 I received a text from my friend Presley which simply said “Good news—we have been given a community school to run” ( the owner had moved to Lusaka). He knew it would be good news to me because for quite some time I have been very concerned about the plight of street – Read More-

Lining Up for chickens
December 23, 2012

A Christmas Treat

On Thursday night of this past week something unusual was happening in Mbayi. Little children were cuddling teddy bears, tummies satisfied, their mothers watching the cooking fire burning low while remembering a chicken in the pot. That’s because a group of mothers in Canada raised funds to sponsor a Christmas party (again this year!) for – Read More-

Thrilled with Mosquito Nets!
September 28, 2012

Caledonia Moms Take On Malaria

According to the World Bank’s International Development Association ‘ no continent suffers the ravages of malaria more than Africa. And in Africa, no country bears more of malaria’s burden than Zambia.’ It kills more children under the age of 5 than any other disease or illness and there is no vaccine. Driven by this information, – Read More-

March 15, 2012

Excitement in Mbayi

Stumping, planting, receiving – there’s a real buzz throughout Mbayi! Tuesdays and Thursdays have become stumping days. Keen to prepare the area allocated for our very own Health Post, a vigorous bunch of volunteers are clearing land and I’m pleased to be helping by providing, each day, a meal cooked for the workers out in – Read More-

February 23, 2012

A Month With Malo

My son Malo is gone :^(. But we’ve made wonderful memories that will sustain me as I miss him in the weeks to come.In Mbayi we all enjoyed his genial presence and many contributions. Everyone, sorry to see him go, appreciated his visit and urged him to return. With him he brought precious caps for – Read More-

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