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Chewa Proverb Collection

Cingatuwe n'cako.
However dirty it is, it is your own.
(Even if your relatives or children are not goad, they are nevertheless yours.)
Proverb No 133 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Ifishimu fyamuti utali filaikola.
The edible caterpillars on a tall tree collect themselves. (People will rather wait for them to fall / (or say) they don't need to be collected. All things come to those who wait,)
Ilintu pali impika atemwa ubwafya, tacalinga kupamfiwa pakuti icipindeme cipindamuke; kano ukuteeka umutima, lyena caabafye `ciilomo cangulube caipeneka'.
Proverb No 491 collected by Frank Carey
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Welcome to FENZA

Our Aim: Empowering Christians in Zambia to face the challenges of contemporary and traditional cultures with openness and to encounter people of different Christian denominations, contemporary religious movements and religions.

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Where we are

Lusaka (Bauleni, along Leopard's Hill Rd)/ Zambia


Faith & Encounter Centre Zambia
P.O. Box 320 076, Lusaka
Tel 0211 840 210/ 0211 840 211