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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Joyce and Veronica from the Residents’ Development Committee of George compound. Just two of many utterly inspirational women.
We drove about 400km north to Kitwe, Zambia’s second largest city, in the Copperbelt Province. We interviewed the Residents’ Development Committee at Kawama Compound, who are members of the Homeless and Poor People’s Federation.
this is me and my colleague John interviewing Petronella, the director of the international NGO Habitat for Humanity. I love going to their offices, as they’ve got air con, and Petronella can summon bottles of icy water with a click of … Continue reading
Newsflash – killed my first cockroach. Chased it down my wall, across the carpet and then whacked it with a flip flop. When I left, despite the fact that its guts were spilling (literally), there was still one antler waving. Wonder … Continue reading
I’m feeling a bit ashamed of myself for going on about the creepy crawlies so much. Actually, the eight-legged variety seem to have moved out of my bedroom. Does that mean I won? Feel a bit bad in a way, … Continue reading
There are hundreds, probably thousands, of these tiny ramshackle shacks along the roadsides. People spend all day in them selling phone top up cards.