Protea Hotel Chingola
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... had also brought puzzles, balloons and candy for this site as well, so our load continued to get a little lighter. We also put the cards from some of the children in Colorado had made for the Zambian brethren.
We got up at 5 am Friday to drive to the airport and catch our 8:15 am flight to Lusaka. Surprisingly, instead of a turbo prop, we had small jet that seated about 30 people. It was a pleasant flight. I hope we get this Jet to Lilongwe on Monday. ...
... a video of this trip. I loved the special music, too.
It was good to see people I had known before such as Benson, Evans, Brown, Jonathan Lataba and others. I loved it. I really wish that Beverly were here because it was such an easy trip this time.
Afterwards we socialized and took a group photo in front of the church bus. I anointed a few of the sick men. There were a total of 62 present today.
... had to be translated to and from French.
The staff were a little more animated than the Zambian staff, but were clearly on better behavior since the big bosses were in town. In meetings with only Dennis, things got a lot more active. It actually took us a while to explain why there was a new President of Outreach. To think that the old President voluntarily left his job as ...
... 60 years old. The last time Outreach staff visited, John was living in a hut nearby guarding his corn from thieves until it could be transported to market. Now he has enough cash flow to pay workers when he has to go to town ($4/day). Agnes is putting together a proposal to Outreach and another organization for funding to buy some pedal pumps to help them irrigate more efficiently. Although Outreach has been waiting for weeks ...
... but the guesthouse's well pump and storage tanks hid the fact from the staff. Maybe.
We had a few short meetings in the first couple hours, then moved out to a village on the outskirts of the city's district. Somehow the plan changed and we ended up visiting this Chimpanzee Orphanage (Chimfunshi) first. It was ok, but for being 23km off the track, probably not that interesting for folks not wild about animals. The admission was $10 per person ...