Good Hope Zambia News December 2021

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Dear friends and supporters, the expected start of the rainy season has not yet materialized. Humans, cattle and plants suffer from the drought and heat. Our cattle have not been as skinny as they are in years. As long as you hold out until the grass turns green, you will regain your weight very quickly.… Good Hope Zambia News December 2021 weiterlesen

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Good Hope Zambia News September 2021

Dear friends, We are now in the season when we have fantastic blooming trees. After five or more months without rain, this is always great and gives hope for a good rainy season to come. According to the long-term forecast, which is mainly based on the water temperature in the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, the… Good Hope Zambia News September 2021 weiterlesen

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Good Hope Zambia News August 2021

Dear friends and supporters On July 31st we were able to say goodbye to 12 students at the agricultural school. I briefly wrote about it in the July report. Here is a picture of our three students from Malawi with our four teachers: Desire Msiska was by far the best vegetable producer and Etone Kapira… Good Hope Zambia News August 2021 weiterlesen

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Good Hope Carpentry Shop

Eight years ago we received a generous donation which enabled us to establish a carpentry shop at Good Hope Basic School. Why carpentry? The main reason was to give young people who are struggling academically but who are good with their hands an opportunity to aquire skills in wood working. There are many beautiful trees… Good Hope Carpentry Shop weiterlesen

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Vegetable Production by Students from Twin Fountain College

One way in which Twin Fountain is different from other colleges is the chance for our students to finance themselves. A big challenge for development in Africa is this general “beggar mentality” – oh help me I am poor. As much as it is true that there are a lot of poor people in this… Vegetable Production by Students from Twin Fountain College weiterlesen

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Solar technology in Africa

Solar technology in the African bush One of our ex-students, Bweupe Chifita lives in the northwest of Zambia in the city of Solwezi. A few years ago more copper was found there and practically a new town was built around the copper mine. Such a development naturally has the advantage that there is more work.… Solar technology in Africa weiterlesen

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GoodHopeZambia News January 2020

Dear friends and supporters, the most important daily issue is still drought. The January rain was even less than last year. January should be the rainiest month, but our cattle are still drinking well water because there is no water in the streams and dams. The rain is better to the north than here, so… GoodHopeZambia News January 2020 weiterlesen

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December 2019

Dear friends and supporters, before the year ends, a few more messages from us. The great heat and drought continues. We had the last rain 12 days ago and it is over 30 degrees every day and the sun is just very hot now that it is directly above us. The grass that started growing… December 2019 weiterlesen