Part of the (im)Possible

a Zambian endeavour

fundraising

September 25, 2011

What a Success! Over $11,000 Raised

Between ticket sales, a raffle, a silent auction, a jelly bean counting contest, and many generous personal donations (none more touching then the one pictured to the left) you raised over $11,000. This sum puts us $1000 away for reaching our goal of keeping my mom in Zambia for a second year. Amazing! See photo’s from – Read More-

August 17, 2011

Fundraiser in Mississauga – September 18th

When: September 18th, 1pm–5pm Where: 113 Eaglewood Blvd., Mississauga, ON L5G 1V8 TICKETS ONLY $10 See poster for more details: Zambia Fundraiser 2011   For tickets, donations, or if you are able to help sell tickets please contact either Sue on 647-231-7577 / sueconway@sympatico.ca or Lisa on 416-553-2450 / lisakahn@rogers.com

March 17, 2011

The 3 M’s (The Goat Project)

Milk (a good source of calcium and protein – both sorely lacking in the diet here), meat (good tasting) and manure (excellent fertilizer for vegetable gardens) – that pretty much sums up the goat business and with 5 young ones purchased so far, the men in Mbayi have now started breeding goats. The rearing of – Read More-

October 19, 2010

Delivered!

The elders are rejoicing! The maize seeds have been delivered and next week I will bring the fertilizer. A new community well has been dug by hand, the cement purchased, a cover soon to be constructed. The well went so deep that we need to devise a pulley system so that the women and children – Read More-

September 28, 2010

It’s Possible!

“The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible” Arthur C. Clarke And that’s where we are, doing what many said was impossible- improving living conditions in Mbayi- progress where some were saying – hopeless. In the motivation and determination demonstrated by the people of Mbayi, – Read More-

September 21, 2010

Making History

This is a historical day said my guide, as he led me through the bush, because a white person has never come here. Gordon, a man familiar with abject poverty, was bringing me into the homes and lives of some residents of Mbayi. I remain profoundly affected by what I witnessed that day. The situation – Read More-

September 14, 2010

It’s Happening!

The vegetables are sprouting and the women of Mbayi are already planning for the harvest. I am so impressed by the determination of these women to succeed and the commitment  of the village leaders to progress! While the men are busy making bricks from ant hills for the chicken house (a joint venture – we – Read More-

July 10, 2010

Wii Care About Zambia

The TV monitors at The Meeting House usually feature the wise teachings of pastor Bruxy Cavey, but last evening, those who gathered there for the Wii Olympics, raised controllers to help ease poverty in Musenga, Zambia. This is one more example of a community here coming together to bless a community there – to share – Read More-

June 29, 2010

Event – Farewell Fundraiser Garden Party

As many of you know, I’m moving to Zambia on July 15th. Before I leave, however, two wonderful people in my life, Sue and Vera, have organized a Farewell Garden Party Fundraiser. I hope you can make it. I’d love to see as many of you as possible before I head off for my year+ – Read More-

June 26, 2010

Did You Know?

I’ve been receiving some nudges from a few of you to get blogging!!! I say … when? I apologize for my tardiness in posting, but I have been tackling my list-which just keeps getting longer. Moving date is fast approaching and there is so much to do! Did you know… that there is no vaccine – Read More-

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