Zambia

Best of Botswana & Zambia in Photos

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in Botswana, Photos/Video, Zambia | 6 comments

Best of Botswana & Zambia in Photos

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People Tell the Story: Zambia

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in People Tell the Story, Zambia | 1 comment

People Tell the Story: Zambia

The people of Zambia seemed to be a mix of confident and shy. Lively and reserved. But all extremely welcoming. When they saw us, some would run and wave from a distance while others sat back, curious as to who we were and what we were doing there. And once they felt comfortable, they were eager to talk, but in a way unlike I’ve experienced along our trip. Although they wanted to ask questions about America like every other African we’ve met, they mainly wanted to just be around us and hang out. ¬†They didn’t ask to come back with us to the states, but rather just wanted be good friends for the time we were there (and in the future).

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It Takes a Village. . .

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Featured, Zambia | 10 comments

It Takes a Village. . .

Our second volunteer project in Africa would be unlike any of our previous experiences. Although teaching English and working with children throughout Asia and Africa has been an extremely rewarding experience, we were ready for a change of pace with our volunteering. After some google searching and a few online inquiries, we ended up in touch with the United Church of Zambia in a village known as Mwandi. Here, in a place of 8,000 people, we would build huts to help accommodate the shockingly large number of children who have been orphaned due to the ongoing, and seemingly uncontrollable, AIDS epidemic.

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Donate to the Mwandi Hut Project!!!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Featured, Zambia | 0 comments

Donate to the Mwandi Hut Project!!!

Volunteering around the world has truly been a highlight of our recent travels.  Many of you have asked how to get involved in our efforts so we decided to set up a fundraiser for an upcoming project in Africa. We will be building huts for the local villagers in Mwandi, Zambia and would greatly appreciate your support!!!

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