It’s been a big job to get the money together for this, and a big ask to those willing to donate, but finally we achieved what we set out to do in a little over a year. It still isn’t completely paid for, I’m still paying money back because it cost more than I wasContinue reading Borehole completed
Finally, after lots of ups and downs, we’ve got a borehole drilled. Thanks so much to everyone who’s donated and helped in this project. It is difficult to describe how much you’ve helped to change the life of my friends here. Now we need a last push… we need to raise another £800 pounds toContinue reading Borehole
Please help us to get clean water!
Climate change, maybe it’s an abstract idea to you, but we need water right now! The rains have not come and now our wells have run dry. My dear friend Alice, mother of Ketty, has to walk every day to a borehole. It’s about a kilometre there… give or take a bit.I do that walkContinue reading Please help us to get clean water!
I got stuck in Zambia. Well I do like it here. But with half the world being on Boris ‘The Animal’ Johnson’s ‘Red List’ (Stand in the corner you bad bad country) it’s kind of difficult to find someone to take you back to the UK. My usual carriers, Kenyan Airways and Ethiopian Airlines haveContinue reading Harvest
What next, after Black Lives Matter?
I recently posted as guest author on the website of my mentor and guide on the Yoga path. I tell you this to save me rewriting a lot of the carefully crafted piece that I did there… you can read it if you’re interested here >>> https://swami-nishchalananda.com/2020/07/02/possibilities-for-social-justice/ Here’s a small extract from that piece… giveContinue reading What next, after Black Lives Matter?
A different World
I started this blog as a documentary about my project raising funds for Ketty, my young deaf friend in Eastern Province, Zambia. Truth to tell, Ketty’s fine…… …. she and I have grown closer in a most delightful way. She’s 11 years old now and the path that has unfolded for her appears to beContinue reading A different World