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Chewa Proverb Collection

Bwenzi ndi mtanthira, mlamba udaolotsa khoswe.
Friendship is a bridge, the fish helped the mouse to cross.
(A real friend is a great help in difficulties.)
Proverb No 54 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Umwina mupalamano e ulye fintu.
Your neighbour eats the (same) things (as you) i.e. neighbours share the same fate. (Same as 'Utumishi utupalamene tupya tubili': Community living should foster mutual love.)
Mu bubi namu busuma abantu babombela pamo umo baapalamanina ukwikala. Umwinabupalamano muuntu obe.
Proverb No 1619 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