What is Happening
- Birmingham School Again Helps Mwachilele
- Mufumbwe Visit
- Skype Test Successful
- Testing Almost Complete: Skype Coming
- Finally, a Skype Conference
- Village Chickens the Next Step?
- Bumper Crop means Less Income?
- Surplus Rain, Surplus Maize When or If Harvested
- Maize Crop will have Huge Surplus
- Contact at Last!
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We have not heard from Victor for awhile, and there is a frightening reason, serious illness. In late January Victor had a recurrence of malaria. He was at the farm, where he was forced to lay in bed for two … Continue reading
So far the rural farmers have endured, and to a large extent overcome, army worms, stalk borers, and red locusts. What could be next? Floods. After a few years of serious drought that brought food insecurity and failed crops, suddenly … Continue reading
Although the rains have come and the rivers are running, a new challenge has occurred. Army worms! In some places the worms are so dense they threaten to destroy nearly the entire maize crop. The President had sent emergency pesticides … Continue reading
Victor has written a detailed report of his visit with the Chilupula Coop. After several days of meetings, they reached a plan for the future. The last growing season was disastrous. Rains came late, and did not last long, thanks … Continue reading
Our friend and COPE Member Joshua Lungu was far along in developing his farm. He had organized a local cooperative which was in the process of being certified by the Government. He was working with COPE to develop a bee … Continue reading
Even though we did not agree, the Government told us we had to use the old bore hole. As you may remember, we were waiting on the certification report from the Government so we could begin plumbing in the old … Continue reading
Victor has been out at his farm getting ready for the planting season to begin. The Government has started to function, again, so the report on the well is being written even as I write. We should see it soon. … Continue reading
Victor and Joshua are working as fast as they can to prepare a grant for the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka for our bee raising project in Solwezi. The grant will fund the entire project. There is just one problem. Getting … Continue reading
Our borehole project was going full steam. Mwachilele School had selected the place for the well, the drillers had come by to determine what they would need to drill, Victor had the tank and stand built and delivered. All we … Continue reading
President Lungu was declared the winner in a very tight election. He needed 50% plus one, and he received 50.3%. Sadly, his opponent Hakainde Hichilema has declared he will not accept the results. He accuses the Election Commission of colluding … Continue reading