Month: June 2015

Adventures in Zambia – Traveling!

just wanted to post a quick update to say that we have thoroughly enjoyed our last few days here! As I write this, we are in the airport preparing to fly for 7 hours to Dubai, then for 15 hours home to Chicago!  More updates to come. 🙂

Adventures in Zambia – Thursday!

The team experienced quite a few adventures today as we visited various homes in the George complex area. The students have been so excited to venture into the market, learn to cook traditional Zambian food, and learn more about our Brothers and Sisters here. As an added bonus, a student from each group volunteered to ...

Adventures in Zambia – Monday!

Work day number one has been a successful venture! Today, we started with a blank wall, and several partially prepared classrooms. We walked out this afternoon with many new friends, 85% of the mural done, and 1.75 rooms painted! We learned how to paint white walls in the sun without crying from the brightness, how ...

Adventures in Zambia – Sunday!

Post delayed due to lack of wifi last night 🙂 ------------------------------------------ After writing last night, we all were able to experience our first dinner in Zambia via candlelight, which was an unexpected pleasure! Right as we were about to grab food, the power went out. Kabwe's comment to this: "Welcome to Africa!" We had a ...

Adventures in Zambia – Travel Success!!!!

   I am so pleased to announce that after 23+ hours in a plane, fast walks through airports, cramped naps, two breakfasts, one lunch and one airplane dinner, we have made it to Zambia!!  We were blessed with smooth transitions between flights, the gift of all of our luggage arriving, and beautiful weather!!! We just ...