Wednesday, May 23, 2012


When we were in the Copperbelt we visited a school where a church is meeting. I found it interesting the phrases and important things they painted on the walls to remind children.

It is sad because it is a necessary part of life, a normal part of life here, so that right along with reminding kids to wash fruit and boil your water is, keep yourself from AIDS. But, be a friend to those with the disease, don't discriminate against them. Don't not be someone's friend just because they have AIDS.

Not much else needs to be said. The pictures say it, the reality is, this is normal life here.


  1. Sorry for the off topic comment... I was wondering if you could send me an email. I am in the process of adopting from Zambia with my husband, and since it's relatively uncharted water, I'm looking for people who have been there. If you don't mind, please write to me at


    Britta Conner

  2. Hello! My name is Tiffany and I'm actually going to be living in Kabanana Compound next year and teaching 8th graders English at Chimwemwe Community Trust School through Mennonite Central Committee's Serving and Learning Together program. I've been reading your blog and it is great to see a glimpse of what life is like in Zambia. I see the Lord doing so much through your family! If you have time, it would be helpful to me if you could shoot me an email. I am unsure what I may practically need out there and if there is any way to prepare for living out there. I am from a small town in Ohio so I imagine there will be a lot to adjust to especially because my term is 11 months! My email is Hope to hear from you!! Praying for your family! Blessings!