Part of the (im)Possible

a Zambian endeavour

Goat Project

Mrs. Bubala & her Tasty Chickens
January 28, 2013

Mrs. Bubala—A Success Story

Many of you have heard of Mrs. Bubala . She’s the manager of the Mbayi poultry business (originally funded by Canadians) and known throughout the district for the plump and tasty chickens she raises. Born in Southern Province, Mrs. Bubala married in 1975 and has 9 children, 3 boys and 6 girls. She moved to – Read More-

November 4, 2011

Agriculture – On the Go!

We’ve had some early rain and farmers are being cautioned not to plant yet, not until it has been established that the rainy season is truly underway. The maize (corn) has been purchased ( thanks so much to all of you who helped – we’ve met this year’s maize fund raising goal!!! ) and delivered, – Read More-

April 11, 2011

Much to Celebrate!

There was jubilation – wide smiles, clapping and cheering – as we gathered in our usual meeting place – so much to celebrate! The council of Chingola, without delay, had approved our application to be formally registered as a club, named Hands of Sharing, Mbayi (as we share with them, they also share with the – Read More-

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-