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My Zambia experience – by Rachel Nixon

Having the opportunity to go out and volunteer in Zambia really is a once in a lifetime sort of experience.   While out there I was teaching in local school. I would plan and deliver lessons and work with the teachers…

Mercy meets the Scouts

After our successful trip in the Summer, fundraising for Kazemba continued. Our school of Psychology and Neuroscience raised almost £500 through their Psychle4Zambia event which will go towards sponsoring a child from…

The first half

We’re past the half-way point of our time in Zambia, and the Project has gone really well so far. Thanks to the generosity of staff, students, and the wider community we raised £5000 towards the priorities that the…

All packed up

The first Project Zambia group is all packed and ready to go. Four undergraduate students and a staff leader will arrive in Zambia on 20th June for six weeks of partnership working with the staff at Kazemba School. The…

Coppers for Zambia

Did you know that copper is Zambia’s biggest export, and much of their economy depends on it? To help with our Zambia fundraising, we are running a ‘Coppers for Zambia’ competition amongst Schools and Units at the…

Fundraising

The past few months has seen the whole Project Zambia team busy fundraising. The four students are raising money for their flights and expenses to get to Zambia in the summer and Sam and I, as project leaders, are…

Thoughts from a Project Zambia participant

Firstly, I would like to mention, what a privilege it is to be a part of such an incredible project. Mother Teresa once said something that has always stayed close to me. She said “Spread love everywhere you go, Let no…

At the beginning… September 2015

Update from Cat, September 2015: Work for the summer 2016 Project Zambia experience began almost a full year in advance. Sam and I were recruited to lead the student teams in July 2015 and so far we’ve been beginning…