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A Fine Grained View

A week spent with the forming Central Impact Team gave a profound impression as to the true advantages of being a grass roots movement within Rural Zambia. A 4 day visit was planned to follow up all of the central region areas where Dignity has! ...

Rebuilding Kalweo

Kalweo has seen more suffering than most village areas in Zambia. In 1995, an incident happened that was to mark the area for years to come. One drunk soldier tried to rape the wife of a local villager. The anger of the community boiled over and he ...

A Team for Dignity

This week the work of Dignity in Zambia took a small but crucial step forward. For the first time, a team gathered to think and pray about the future of Dignity in Zambia. In the last two and a half years, Jon and Judith Witt have pioneered an ...

Life! Steps Forward

Dignity currently has Life! Groups in around 17 areas of Zambia. This week sees Life! Groups expand into another new area, North of Kapiri Mposhi in Central Zambia. A team comprising Bernard, Gevais, Jon and his wife Jude will spend time camping in ...

Dignity is about

I came across this quote: “It now appears that our already high rural poverty and inequality is forever marching upwards. Our human and physical infrastructure is broken and more than 70% of our people live on less than $1 a day. Our people are ...

A Drunk Wife No More…

To round off today’s set of posts is an encouraging story of how a mothers life has been transformed by Jesus and her involvement with a Dignity Life! group. Augustine writes; “I visited Kambwata area where we have planted two Life! Groups with ...

Love Your Village Provides Inspiration

Here, Cornelius (who today is meeting the Archbishop of Canterbury btw) tells us how practical care in Musonda got started. “I came up with the idea of helping the elderly around the Musonda area in this year 2011. We decided we would try and ...

Love in Musonda

On our recent trip to Luapula, Agnes a member of an Impact Team, told us this story of what is currently happening. “We have a Dignity Life! Group in my area, the village of Chabala. Everyone is doing fine. We meet every week and as part of our ...

Surge in Luapula

The month of November will see three special training conferences happen in the Luapula province of Zambia. Why is the training special? Well, for the first time these conferences are planned, set up and executed completely by Dignity’s Impact Team ...

Rumours of Angloa

Isn’t it strange how a phone call can encourage you. Earlier today whilst visting our Impact Team in Luapula, Jon received a call from a pastor who lives in Mwnilunga, North Western Province. Amongst other things, this pastor had just spent 2 ...

Luapula Bound

This week Jon, Jude and their 3 children will be travelling to Luapula Province, which is situated in the North West of Zambia. They are making a planning trip to the Luapula Impact Team. Dignity believes that the villagers and rural dwellers of ...

Into the Farm Block

Jon, the leader of Dignity was asked as recently as yesterday, to help with the establishment of Christian teaching and community practice within farm workers in Mkushi. Over the last few months we have been visiting a number of farm workers and ...

A Home for Dignity in Zambia

Heres a little bit of news to pray into. Dignity is currently talking with some farmers in the Mkushi area of Zambia who want to provide some land for a base to take the work of Dignity forward from. Throughout 2011 we have been searching for the ...

Lusemfwa Sees Life Conference

September saw a Life! Conference run in the Lusemfwa area alongside the Tazara railway line, some 50km from Kapiri Mposhi. 30 people came from 4 villages to hear how to begin Life! groups in their community areas, with a view of helping people to ...

Mission to Nsobe

Bernard and Gevais are looking at forming an Impact Team in the Central part of Zambia. As part of their ongoing preparation and work, the recently visited the Nsobe game camp area, to facilitate further groundwork with the community. Two of the ...

Impact in Luapula

As part of Dignity’s commitment to finding local Christian community leadership, we have started what we call an Impacting Team in the Luapula region of Zambia. Impact teams are groups of 3 or more do who come together to support and further the ...

£5000 Raised by Manchester Friends Group

Dignity supporter Simon Forman recently organised the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge in conjunction with the Manchester Friends of dignity group. 9 people braved this 27 mile walk and completed it in nine and a half hours. The walkers raised £5000. If ...

Lusemfwa Life Group Helps Community

A recently planted life! Group based in Lusemfwa in rural Zambia has recently started a small project to help their own community. 17 adults gather week by week to study the Bible and to work together on a small garden of 750 sq.m to aid their ...

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