The Kalombwana Household: A Timeline April 4th 2007 I suppose it’s time I introduce my home and host family. Chibote is a peri-urban village about 11 km outside of Kitwe - Zambia’s second biggest city and the location of ZATAC’s regional office. I met my host family, the Kalombwanas, through my work in the community with ZATAC. They have been incredibly welcoming to this naïve muzungu from Canada. The size of the Kalombwana family cha ... read more
Africa » Zambia » Kitwe The territory of Northern Rhodesia was administered by the South Africa Company from 1891 until it was taken over by the UK in 1923. During the 1920s and 1930s, advances in mining spurred development and immigration. The name was changed to Zambia up... ... read more
Muli shaani? (“How are you?” in Bemba.)
Welcome to Zambia! Or, at least, welcome to a place where you can learn about development in Zambia, get to know Zambia a little and keep up with what I’m doing and my work in Zambia with Engineers Without Borders (EWB).
In an attempt to keep things somewhat organized, let me introduce the broad themes of my postings here:
The Wonderful World of Development
First off, I suppose I should give a quick definition of what development is. Here’s one:
"Creating an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy and creative l... full info