In just one week, the Chawama bakery received two special visits from Brian MacNair of WCK and Bishop Paul of Mission Affairs.
By, Jessie Manzer Earlier this year, our school celebrated students who completed the ninth grade with light refreshments and praise. We are extremely delighted and proud of the accomplishments of these bright students. Donors and former missionaries even took part in the celebration via Facetime.
We are so proud to announce the graduation of our 7th grade class! Due to the support of all of our sponsors we are able to provide books, school uniforms, lunches, and most importantly a quality education for those who attend our school in Zambia. A total of 39% of children do not complete primary school In […]
Bread Brings Education, Health and Hope By, Jessie Manzer on July 5, 2016 “Chawama is Yawama!” shout a group of children outside World Central Kitchen (WCK) in Lusaka, Zambia. Inside, bakers are preparing their daily fresh bread. Aside from their deliciously baked bread, Chawana bakery offers much more. It helps provide children with education and […]
The Real Mission By Peter Mansour In Galilee of the Gentiles. The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. (Isaiah 9:1-2) Recently, a friend and I took 2 weeks off work to go on a […]
A Day to Remember: Africa Freedom Day In honor of May 25th known as Africa Freedom Day, students are adorned in traditional African dress and perform a delightful play at school that features various cultural music and dances. The highly symbolic colors of green, red, black and orange are displayed in the clothes and on […]
It takes courage to act. The Easter play performed by St. Abanoub students simply blew us away. We discovered some hidden talents in many of our children, in particular William, a quiet shy boy, who boldly took on the role of the main character – Jesus. The students were very resourceful. They used anything and […]
The Coptic Hospital along with our school for orphans in Zambia were invited to the International Women’s Club (IWC) of Lusaka’s Annual Charity Giving Ceremony on March 5, 2014 at Taj Pamodzi Hotel. Over 20 local based organizations received funds from IWC for the service work that they are doing in the community. This year […]
As many of our children in upper elementary still struggle with basis reading skills, one of our teachers decided to offer extra lessons to students in need for two weeks during their vacation time. Check out the students’ responses:
A friend asked me what was the one thing so far that touched me within the month that I have been here. I spoke about a young gentleman Bornface, who went to another crowded school before he came to ours (approx. 90 children in one classroom). Year after year the teachers at that school passed […]