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Friday, 27th October

Posted on 28 October, 2016 under Zambia Trips

Kawama – Day 6 After another early start, we arrived for our final day at Kawama, feeling tired from the previous days’ efforts. We were a little emotional as it was our last day with the children, but also animated as we discussed potential formations for the afternoon’s football. more →

Wednesday, 26th October

Posted on 26 October, 2016 under Zambia Trips

Kawama – Day 5 The day began with our usual early start. After a quick briefing from Mr Barker, we headed off for another busy day at Kawama School. Throughout the day, groups helped with the feeding program, ‘taught’ (but mainly learned!) arts and crafts, visited Kamatipa, another local school, more →

Tuesday, 25th October

Posted on 25 October, 2016 under Zambia Trips

Kawama Day 4 The day commenced with an eye-watering 6:30 am start. The agenda for the day consisted of interviewing each and every child who attends Kawama School. This was going to be a mammoth task but we were all really looking forward to formally meeting the pupils. After our more →

October Trip 2016 – the story so far

Posted on 24 October, 2016 under Zambia Trips

FOR MORE REGULAR UPDATES FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM AT beyond_cranleigh Nsobe Game Park After a tiring 23 hours of travelling, we finally arrived at Nsobe Game Park, where we settled in for an early night. We woke to a delicious breakfast to kick-start the day ahead. The snake park was more →

Final day at Kawama

Posted on 4 April, 2016 under Zambia Trips

Today was another early start for our last day at Kawama School. Half of the group was left to go to the local market to source a good product with the best Zambian ‘back-story’ as part of the “10 Kwacha Challenge”. The other half helped grades 3 and 4 (roughly more →

Sunday: Church & a Clothes Sale

Posted on 4 April, 2016 under Zambia Trips

With a 30 minute lie in we were ready for the day ahead. After our full English breakfast we headed to Kawama for Sunday Church. We were welcomed to church with the traditional Zambian singing, which was followed by our attempt at the Bemba song ‘Twakaba’, which we spent hours more →

Team-building & Football at Kawama

Posted on 1 April, 2016 under Zambia Trips

After another early start, and a cracking full English brekkie, Renwick and his “banter bus” shuttled us off to Kawama for our second day of teaching. Today there were also many tasks to do, ranging from team building with Grade 7 (including games like Pictionary and obstacle courses) and preparing more →

First teaching day at Kawama

Posted on 31 March, 2016 under Zambia Trips

Today was the first day of teaching the children at Kawama School. We received the same highly enthusiastic, warm welcome from all the children, where they were running alongside the bus as we entered, and climbing all over us as we got out. The day started with groups of us more →

Zambia – Phase 1

Posted on 30 March, 2016 under Zambia Trips

Following our 24 hour trip to Zambia we were warmly welcomed by Renwick and his iconic “Pentecostal bus of holiness”. We arrived at Castle Lodge, Ndola, in the evening and quickly settled into our rooms.  Everybody scoffed down their first Zambian meal and before bedtime Charlie F enjoyed a quick more →