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Zambian children enjoy a sugarcane treat


   Welcome to the Baptist Mission of Zambia website.  We hope you'll take the time to browse around the site.  Here you can learn more about the people of Zambia, where there are more than 72 language/tribal groups.  You can also learn about how God's working here among the people, and the part he's letting us play in it.


Featured Work Story

Today Kevin and I went to visit a homebound patient in Valley View Compound with a local pastor.  We met Mr. Peter Phiri who is very sick and could not get up off his place on the floor.  He is having trouble with his kidneys and is in a lot of pain.  His wife and daughter are trying to care for him, but as you can imagine it is hard for them to lift him even to this wash basin just a few feet from where he lays to give him a bath every so often.  

From Zumbo

Featured People Group

About the Chikunda
The Chikunda people were not formerly a tribe. Chikunda is a word for soldier; the Portuguese used these people as soldiers on their plantations. Over the years as the Portuguese influence waned between Tete and Zumbo, several slaves ran away and several of the warlike soldiers who had traded their services for helping their masters catch slaves also ran away. They were warlike and over the years raided neighboring tribes like the Nsenga and Soli and captured wives. They carved out a small secti...

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