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Hot off the press…

Check out our latest newsletter to find out what’s going on out in Zambia… We’re always so encouraged when we hear how people are getting on and we love being able to share these stories with you. We hope you find them as ...

Praying for the People, the Places and the Plan!

Thank you for your ongoing prayer support. Your prayers make a very real difference in the daily lives of many who we work with. Here, hot off the press, is our latest prayer update. ...

We’re hiring!

We are really excited that our work in Zambia is spreading rapidly. In order to allow us to scale up our work and reach thousands more villagers, we are looking to expand our small office based team in the UK who are responsible for communications, ...

Praying for the year ahead…

We really believe in the power of prayer. It is at the heart of all we do. We are so grateful to each of you who joins us in prayer for the work we are doing. Here are some things to really pray into for the coming weeks and months. ...

Start as you mean to RUN on!!

We hope you had a fantastic Christmas and New Year! Many of us use the start of a new year to evaluate ourselves and to set ourselves new challenges and goals. This usually takes on the form of healthier eating, visits to the gym, keeping in better ...

With thanks for your love and support

Dear Friends, As many of you may already be aware, Jude Witt recently had a serious accident. We write now to thank you for your incredible support and to encourage you to continue in prayer. On Saturday 17th November Jude sustained serious ...

Pray for Chalata and Tanzania

This is simply a quick post to ask that if you pray would you pray for the following two points. 1) Pray for the Central Impact Team in Chalata Literally as I write this the central Impact Team are visiting Mr Mulibika, who has been known tot the ...

Walking Alongside the Poor

During the month of October, the work of Dignity was visited by 3 volunteer teams from the UK and the US. One team travelled to Siavonga, which you can read about in the last article. The second team travelled to Serenje, right in the middle of ...

Water in a Dusty Land

Southern Province in Zambia is a dry and dusty part of Southern Africa. Average rainfall is below average for the nation, many struggle to raise crops. In recent years the province has had a State of Emergency declared because of drought. It was to ...

2 New Impact Team Members

Impact Team members in the work of Dignity provide some of the frontline support and advancement in village areas. We have great pleasure to announce that two new Impact Team members have started with our teams: Agnes and Oscar. Oscar is from ...

September 2012 Prayer Bulletin

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Walk with Dignity

Saturday 15th September sees our exciting new event “Walk with Dignity”. We will be walking, praying, “treasure hunting” and eating together. The best bit is, you are all invited! Please do come and join us… ...

Matanga’s Life

Matanga has never walked. He has never been off the ground. His whole life has been lived in the dust. Everyday tasks like washing, eating and especially getting around are excruciatingly difficult. About 3 months ago, one of Dignity’s Impact Teams ...

Revolution

Around 25 new contacts and delegates gathered in Mkushi this week, to learn about the work of Dignity. People came from many areas like Luangwa bordering Mozambique and Zimbabwe, Mumbwa going into Western Province, Chipata and Katete in the east ...

August 2012 Prayer Bulletin

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20 Kilometers

Serenje is situated about 140km (about 85 miles) east of Mkushi, where the leader of Dignity Jon Witt currently lives. Serenje is a small town, surrounded by a some fairly remote rural areas. Recently, one of Dignity’s Impact Teams visited the. ...

The Lakeside

Some of the village areas by the side of Lake Kariba in Zambia are very remote. The town of Siavonga lies right by the huge hydro-electric dam that produces a third of Zambia’s power. Some 60km away lie many distant village areas dotted around the ...

Keep Praying!

Prayer is a vital part of what we do. You can read our latest prayer points here. ...

Never Before in Munuga

The Church is the largest organisation in Southern Africa. If you take all of the various denominations and put them all together, the membership runs into the tens of millions. It is also the organisation with the most penetration into the rural ...

A Date at the Cathedral

Lusaka’s Anglican Cathedral is a large impressive 1960′s edifice of a building. Set in a few acres of grassland it makes a lovely green alternative to modern day Lusaka. It was here that last Saturday, Jon, the leader of Dignity spoke to the bank ...

What is an Impact Team?

When Dignity started Life! Groups some four years ago, one of the aims was to create a movement that was as much as possible, self propagating. Over many months we thought about how to pivot an initiative that didn’t create a system of dependency, ...

Tanzania Update

At the last Impact Team leaders training, Jon had the chance to catch up with Cornelius and Augustine who had travelled to Tanzania. They had travelled to Mbeya and another rural location in Tanzania to meet with leaders that Arthur from the Gospel ...

Prayer Points for June 2012

If you would like to know our current prayer requests, please take a look at our June Prayer Points.   ...

Why Dignity?

Gathered in the conference room, Richard asked the participants in our twice yearly Impact Team Training, “Why are you involved in Dignity?” As Dignity’s founder I must admit some trepidation listening to such questions. It is one thing to take ...

Role Models

One of the issues in Rural Zambia is a lack of education. By that we don’t simply mean not going to school. Think of all the examples that you aspire to. Think of all of the ideas that you have ‘borrowed’ from others. In Rural Zambia, there is a ...

Healed

Dignity believes that the best missionaries are those from the villages. They can do the work of God in their own communities. We heard this story below: “As soon as we finished our Dignity conference, we went to Mudyanyama to evangelise in that ...

2011 – 2012 Annual Report

To find out about what we have achieved in the last financial year, our plans for the next year, where our money comes from and where it goes as well as the reasons why we do it all, read our Annual Report… ...

Time to go?

This year we have some exciting mission opportunities. If you feel that now is the time for you to get involved then please get in touch. ...

Bound

The young man was tied up, bound and left in a room on his own. The parents didn’t know what else to do. His madness was all pervading. He couldn’t talk, he refused to eat and appeared confused all of the time. For three years this had been the ...

The gods are amongst us!

Sometimes you hear a story of God that stops you literally dead in your tracks. This is such a story told by Jon Witt. ...

Jesus Film

We continue to visit different villages with our mobile “cinema” to show a film which depicts the life of Jesus,  groups of people ranging from 50-200 in number come to watch the Jesus film. ...

We are Five!

As part of our 5th birthday celebrations we have set YOU a challenge!       ...

Life! Groups keep on Growing!

We believe God has called us to keep growing, to keep reaching out to more and new communities across rural Zambia. He has also called us to continue caring for and supporting those groups we have already established. ...

Four years on and still making a difference!

Father Cornelius Chalwe is an Anglican Priest from Nchelenge, a town in northern Zambia. He has been working with Dignity for four years and is now overseeing 20 small village groups located within a 40km radius of his town. Following a conference ...

Central Impact Team Surges Forward

Last week I had the pleasure to meet with our Central Impact Team in Chibombo, a village area some 90km north of the capital, Lusaka. Impact Team members are drawn together from the same region, but usually live about 75 – 150 km from each ...

Jo Hardy visits Nchelenge

Dignity board member, Jo Hardy, frequently goes to Zambia on mission.  During her last visit to Zambia she visited Nchelenge and heard some great stories of what God has been doing as a consequence of Dignity’s input in the area. Here are a few of ...

Andrew Brown goes on mission with Dignity!

Andrew Brown. a comitted Dignity supporter took his passion for Dignity’s work a step further and went on mission to Zambia. Read his thoughts during his trip! ...

Isaac Mbabazi goes to Zambia!

Issac Mbabazi, a Congolese PhD student, joined us in Zambia for two weeks last year,  read more about his experiences! ...

Dignity and Ndubaluba partner up!

Dignity and Ndubaluba Outdoor Centre continue to work together to deliever exciting conferences which combine outdoor adventure activities, teamwork training and biblical teaching. ...

Happy Birthday

You may or may not know that Dignity is five years old this year. It was in 2007 that Dignity was formed by Jon, Judith and a few friends to provide a way of working in Africa in new and pioneering ways. Over the last five years we have seen God ...