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Chewa Proverb Collection

Mako ndi mako, angacepe mwendo.
Your mother is your mother, even if she is handicapped. (litt: one leg is short).
(You know and help your mother whatever she says or does. Other may not like her, for you it is and stays your mother.)
Proverb No 455 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Imfwa tayaba nantulilo.
Death has no place of origin. (Death can come from anywhere.)
Abantu abalaishiba ukukafuma imfwa yabo nga balacenjela. Nomba nakalya, itulatulafye; itula napashiyene.
Proverb No 542 collected by Frank Carey
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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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Lusaka (Bauleni, along Leopard's Hill Rd)/ Zambia


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