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.

Nairobi airport, 12 hours stay.

Passing Mt Kilimandjaro
Passing Mt Kilimandjaro

No doubt about where we're heading...

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.

Lusaka
Lusaka

New impressions. One of many markets in Lusaka.

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

Meeting with the core
Meeting with the core

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

Discussing perspectives
Discussing perspectives

The next steps for the organization are being planned.

Farming and Medicine

Jan and the Moringatree
Jan and the Moringatree

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.

Moringa Seeds
Moringa Seeds
Agricultural dreams
Agricultural dreams

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

Analyzing the soil
Analyzing the soil

Jan doing some preliminary soil tests.

Inspecting the water hole

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.

Lifestyle Clinic in progress

Rain Season
Rain Season

The Clinic is hidden behind the high grass.

Weeding out..."inside"

The neighbors grew a nice hedge.

Planning the next steps.

Organic food shop
Organic food shop

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

The Chef!
The Chef!
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.

Livingstone

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

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.

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

Doctor Livingstone, I presume?

In reality, these falls are a breathtaking sight.

Into the mist
Into the mist

Warm showers, amazing vegetation and a rainbow here and there.

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

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