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Chewa Proverb Collection

Timwenji ife, dzungu ndi mgonera kumodzi.
What can we drink, a pumpkin just keeps sleeping on one side.
(Nobody tell us anything, we are just sitting there, nobody to talk to.)
Proverb No 890 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Icipwa cili ico walimine.
The time of abundance is that which you cultivated. (If you don't grow enough you'll be hungry.)
Umuntu aalinga ukupoosa amano kukulima ifilyo ifingi; nga talimishe ninshi insala ilemulolesha.
Proverb No 437 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