March 2016

Coming to Zambia

Ready to go!
Ready to go!

Joyce, Jan H. and Jan N., early morning Hamburg airport. 4 weeks in Zambia, that will change their lifes.

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Nairobi airport, 12 hours stay.

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Passing Mt Kilimandjaro
Passing Mt Kilimandjaro
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No doubt about where we're heading...

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It's them or us!
It's them or us!

I couldn't hurt a fly. But mosquitoes in Zambia? They have to die. It's called Malaria prevention.

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Lusaka
Lusaka

New impressions. One of many markets in Lusaka.

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Jan H. eager to learn how to prepare the traditional dishes. And he has a good teacher.

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Meeting with the core
Meeting with the core

Henry Mwansa and Robert Mtonga, two of the "fathers" of Namumba Foundation.

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Discussing perspectives
Discussing perspectives

The next steps for the organization are being planned.

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Farming and Medicine

Jan and the Moringatree
Jan and the Moringatree
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The Moringatree is a powerhouse of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. The leafs are well known as powder ingredient in capsules, as food supplement to boost the immune system.

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Moringa Seeds
Moringa Seeds
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Agricultural dreams
Agricultural dreams

Some of the brigs we be using for the buildings on the Farm. 5 hectars near Kabwe

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Analyzing the soil
Analyzing the soil

Jan doing some preliminary soil tests.

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Inspecting the water hole

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It's rain season...
It's rain season...

Our driver, Honest Dube, is very good. But there are situations, where the best driver can get challenged.

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Lifestyle Clinic in progress

Rain Season
Rain Season
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The Clinic is hidden behind the high grass.

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Weeding out..."inside"

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The neighbors grew a nice hedge.

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Planning the next steps.

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Organic food shop
Organic food shop

The window to the road can serve as an outlet for organic food and medicinal plants.

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The Chef!
The Chef!
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A serious problem
A serious problem

Waste management is a challenge. The local government is going to far lengths, in order to create a clean environment. But much needs to be done to educate the population.

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Livingstone

Marketeers offering their products at the bus stop. On our way from Lusaka to Livingstone, which takes about 6-7 hours by bus.

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Whatever you do...
Whatever you do...

don't leave your bags unattended at the Victoria Falls. If you go a couple of meters from it, it's gone.

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I always wanted to say that:
I always wanted to say that:

Doctor Livingstone, I presume?

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In reality, these falls are a breathtaking sight.

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Into the mist
Into the mist
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Warm showers, amazing vegetation and a rainbow here and there.

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In the background the old Victoria Fall bridge, with bungee jump.

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Our nephew Mwanji was so kind to lead us through this experience.

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