Kent and the team then loaded up into a four-wheel-drive vehicle and transported the vehicle on a barge across the massive Zambezi River so that the former architect and project manager could see first-hand the water well drilling in the extremely remote and equally needy villages.
It has been a challenging couple of months. Not so much for what has happened to me personally, but what has been placed in the lap of those that I love and care for.
GIVE NOW Zambia In 2015, the CIA estimated that 54.4% of Zambians live below the poverty line. Children living in poverty are more likely to experience illness due to unsafe water and poor sanitation and malnutrition. They are also more likely to be unable to attend school and finish their education. It could be for any […]
ITMI’s Johan and Lesley Leach share how ITMI supporters have played a major role in spreading the Gospel among a least-reached people, their strategy for saturating an isolated area with the Gospel, what life is like for them in this unique location.
Ashley and her husband, Timothy, minister in Zambia, discipling leaders in remote villages and equipping local police precincts to understand the Bible and make daily decisions from a Biblical perspective. After living and raising kids in Zambia, Ashley brings a unique perspective to the table.
As Dora watched the boys yelling and throwing stones, she wondered what kind of snake they were trying to kill. She decided she had better go make sure it wasn’t a big one that would end up biting them or a spitting cobra that could injure their eyes. As she approached she heard…
It was a text you wouldn’t want to receive. The photos that came with it provided visual confirmation of the news.
At the end of March, a young couple from Arizona did something many wouldn’t. Especially not with four school-aged kids. Jonny and Carrie Dekkers sold most of their possessions, rented out their home in Arizona and traveled to Zambia, where they plan to stay in a rustic abode, hours from any real grocery stores for six months. Last weekend, Jonny shared this story that demonstrates some of the challenges of working in this area and what the Lord taught him and his family.
The call took almost an hour. Fifty-six minutes to be exact. Taru had headed to the bank for the fairly normal task of withdrawing the funds graciously given to help them live and care for women and children of the local Muslim slum. But she was met with something unexpected when she arrived.
The villagers dashed madly for their huts. They had caught one glimpse of the initial brownish-grey clean-out water spilling from the head of the newly drilled well. Moments later, they returned with the various makeshift containers, ready to collect the contaminated water.