Mothers of Africa

Transforming Children’s Lives: in Zambia

Posted on 28 June 2017 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall Making a difference, its said such a lot. Our own lives are short and we have limited opportunities to do that ‘making a difference’ thing. We have our own struggles for our own families, but truly in Western Europe, we are better off than most any other place in the world. To
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4th May Fundraising Coffee Morning for Mothers of Africa

Posted on 5 May 2017 by Chris Juniper

Mothers of Africa supporters, the coffee morning was a great success and raised £162.  Not bad for 2 hours work (though Maria did put in a lot of time with her cake-making!). Couldn’t make it? Please go to https://www.justgiving.com/mothersofafrica and donate £5 (or whatever you feel you can).  We need funds for the Zambia school build Warmest wishes and
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Mothers of Africa Opens Shiyala Primary School

Posted on 8 December 2016 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall Last week I traveled with Paul Crompton and Emma Smith to Shiyala Village to hand over our Mothers of Africa Primary School to the Zambian Education Authorities.  In Zambia you can’t have qualified teachers, unless communities can build a school and for those living in the bush, this also means building
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You want to give back to our Global Society?

Posted on 18 August 2016 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall We are all so privileged.  Even in a global recession, we are all so privileged, many of us really feel this and want to give something back.  People come and talk to me all the time about sharing their knowledge, skills and expertise, of giving something back.  The United Nations Sustainable
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Volunteering to make a difference

Posted on 28 July 2016 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall The school build in Shiyala Zambia is for 300 primary school children.  The work is carried out by 25 local villagers, men and women, paid a good local wage. This gives a welcome injection of cash into a very impoverished community. But very importantly, we also have 7 dedicated hard working
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How do you build a school?

Posted on 25 July 2016 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall Last Monday, Paul Crompton (volunteer for Mothers of Africa) and I arrived at derelict Shiyala Community School in Zambia  We didn’t know what to expect.  The school build had started a week earlier.  What can you do in a week? Well with 25 village workers and 7 volunteers, you can do
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Sustainable Education for the Next Generation: Mothers of Africa School Build Zambia

Posted on 16 July 2016 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Professor Judith Hall Education will enable the girls of tomorrow it take control of their own lives and their own health.  It’s really the only sustainable way forward.  So Mothers of Africa is rebuilding a dilapidated, non-functioning, unfinished school for girls (and boys too) in Shiyala, Zambia. When the community school is finished in
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