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Chewa Proverb Collection

Kupha n'kupha, umakumbuka poguza.
To kill you can kill it, but remember you have to drag it.
(You are all alone, and you kill a huge elephant. How are you going to get all that meat home? Do not do useless things, foresee the difficulties you are causing to yourself. You can do something but remember the consequences of actions.)
Proverb No 393 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Ng'ombe ukukose lamba, kulya.
To have a nice hanging dewlap a cow must eat. (To be good looking one must eat well.)
Umuntu pakuti akose pakubomba imilimo no kukalabana, kano alelya ifilyo ifyakukosha nokupela amaka ku mubili. Mutende waba mu kape.
Proverb No 1014 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.

Upcoming events

Workshop on healing and deliverance: How to deal with pastoral cases of witchcraft and Satanism

Date: 25—28 March 2019

Outline of the course

What we offer


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