Published by Harold Haamumba
Who will lift my burden?
An International Women’s Day reflection based on the experiences of CURE mums in Zambia I rise up early in the morning—sweeping the yard in the midst of raising dust as it has not rained for sometime due to climate change; later on I prepare breakfast for my husband, so that by the time he wakes […]
Walking with a purpose
There are so many things in life that we do unconsciously. We never question the reasoning behind doing them, or the rationale behind doing them. It’s like we are programmed to do them, and we never really ask “why” we are doing them!
CURE Zambia: We are family
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.
Resilience, determination, and a restored faith
Mwamba was running around in the yard when she decided to jump over a pot of boiling water, which was set aside for their morning tea. Unfortunately, her little legs miscalculated the danger involved. She tripped on the pot, and all the contents of it spilled on her little body.
Teaching our children to create a new culture
One of our goals at the hospital is to transform the community’s attitude toward people with disabilities. It is a tough challenge as their perception is deeply rooted in their past.
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