Zambia

Leonard Chiti
Jesuit Missions is delighted to welcome Fr Leonard Chiti SJ to the UK in September. Fr Leonard is the Provincial Superior of the Zambia-Malawi Province and former Coordinator of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network and Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Lusaka, Zambia.Fr Leonard will speak at various Jesuit schools and parishes during his visit about the effects of climate change on food production in Zambia. He will look at ways in which Zambia can develop their...
Leonard Chiti
Jesuit Missions is delighted to welcome Fr Leonard Chiti SJ to the UK in September. Fr Leonard is the Provincial Superior of the Zambia-Malawi Province and former Coordinator of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network and Director of the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection in Lusaka, Zambia.Fr Leonard will speak at various Jesuit schools and parishes during his visit about the effects of climate change on food production in Zambia. He will look at ways in which Zambia can develop their...
Kasisi Agriculture Training Centre (KATC) started in 1974 in Zambia and has since been empowering rural communities and improving their livelihoods through its training, research, market development, lobbying and advocacy in appropriate technologies and sustainable organic agriculture. KATC offers a variety of courses aimed at farmers, school teachers and community leaders on a broad range of issues including climate change, HIV/AIDS and gender.Since 1995, KATC has trained over 10, 000 people...
Constructing the keyhole garden at The Mount
Pupils of Mount St Mary’s College have constructed a ‘keyhole garden’ at the school in Spinkhill, similar to two they helped install in Zambia earlier this year. The Mount keyhole garden will grow beans, garlic, potatoes, herbs and some fruit.  It will form a unique part of their future partnership with and visits to Zambia. The construction of the keyhole garden in Britain was undertaken with the help of the pupils’ parents and grandparents.  Over the summer, several pupils visited...
Chaplain Fr Simon Ellis accompanied pupils of Mount St Mary's College in Spinkhill, Sheffield, to deliver pieces of low-tech equipment that will make an amazing difference to communities in Zambia.The publication of Pope Francis’ ‘ecology encyclical’ Laudato Si  in June, 2015, could not have been better timed for the 17 staff and pupils at Mount St Mary’s College, Spinkhill, who were preparing for a sustainability partnership visit to their partner school Canisius Secondary in Chikuni...
A small group from Mount St Mary’s College has returned from a trip to a village in Zambia where they saw first-hand where their donation of funds will go to help equip the local school library.The visit was just part of a recce by the college chaplain, Fr Simon Ellis, teacher Barbara Wigg, and Ken Dunn of charity, Africa’s Gift, who were visiting Chikuni in preparation for the school’s trip to Zambia in June 2015. They set in place plans to visit the Mount’s partner...