Caring for Widows & Orphans



June 11, 2016

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Life in the Compound

The Mchini Coumpound is one of many compounds surrounding Chipata. The compounds are difficult makeshift villages where people with little hope try to scratch out an existence on the fringes of Chipata, Zambia’s largest town in the Eastern Province. During the day rough roads are filled with wandering children who do not go to school […]

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June 10, 2016

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Widows Making Great Progress in Chipata

With sewing machines stitching along at a steady pace, women who have completed training provided by Project HOPE are making quick work of school uniforms and other items sold in the local market. Martha Muvumbo faithfully meets with ‘Mary’s Sewing Circle’ each Wednesday and together with the widows of the group, they cut, sew and […]

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June 8, 2016

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Sharing at the Chota

At the end of each day and on weekends, the men of the village gather at the chota to discuss important and relevant issues. This particular day Christopher Graves joined in, much to the delight of the others around the circle. The impending harvest of maize and casava as well as the upcoming presidential elections […]

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June 7, 2016

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Village to Village Delivery

Soap, salt, warm blankets and school supplies were delivered village to village this past weekend in the area surrounding Nyangombe. With Charles Kafweta and his team serving a very large geography, the distances to travel are significant. The items shared with vulnerable widows and orphans are critical at this time of year. It’s winter in […]

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