Protea Hotel Chingola
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... for dinner. When there we met a lot of the family and say down for a delicious Zambian meal. There was nshima, rice, capenta and other fish, chicken, a spinach dish, potatoes, a dish with beans and one with ground nuts. There were carrots and green beans and the carrots were the sweetest I have ever had. We had a banana and it was really sweet and then a slice of cake with amazing ice cream. An amazing ...
Outreach has a program in DRC (Congo-Kinshasa) near the city of Lubumbashi (closest city to Zambia). Traveling there would have been expensive, time-consuming, and possibly dangerous. Instead, the staff traveled to Chingola to discuss how things are going in their programs. The most obvious difference in our interaction is that their English is very limited and so almost all of ...
This morning we traveled out to one last community. Actually we went to the acreage that a group of 20 or so have been farming for about 20 years. John is their unofficial leader and showed us a binder of paperwork documenting the last 7 years leading to his successful titling of the land in his community's name (it was leased from the government in 1992 by an absentee landlord that eventually died). John and his co-organizer Agnes ...
In the morning we still had no water. I utilized my giant bucket for toilet flushing and then the remainder to take a "bucket" shower using a coffee mug I got from the kitchen. Again, not perfect, but way better than no shower. That makes at least 5 cold showers and one rain shower since arriving in Zambia. The story on the water changed to be that the entire side of the city was out of water while they installed some new piping. It may have been out for ...
In the morning we gathered for breakfast and then met with all of the staff (Domi, Kapesha, and Trust) to discuss how the team is doing and the village we were to visit that day. Often these meetings are lengthy by American standards considering the small amount of material covered.
Later in the morning, we drove out to the community. Actually, it's a subsection of a subsection of a community of ex-mine workers that ...