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
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 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
It’s nearly a year since we last posted! I have to start as I always do by thanking everyone who has donated to the project, and of course to those of you who make regular donations. Once again Ketty has proved that her schooling has given an outlet for her bright intelligence by comingContinue reading Christmas 2019… where has the year gone?
….this is Africa. It smells like Africa, it feels like only sub-saharan Africa can feel, it gets in your blood, under your skin, just like they say. Either that or it freaks you out, the poverty, the utterly different culture, the snakes, the spiders, the malaria, and you never come back. I haven’t posted sinceContinue reading Fun and Adventures then back to third year at School