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Chewa Proverb Collection

Konse-konse mpeni wa nsengwa.
Everywhere sharp is the knife of a basket.
(When making a basket, the knife is moved upwards and sidewards, and downwards. Helping too must go in all directions: I have to help others, but others have to help me in their turn.)
Proverb No 314 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Umukowa wa kuli lunshi, cilonda.
The fly's clan is the wound. (Cupboard love, a friendship based on selfish motives, does not last.)
Ukutemwo muntu ico ali nefyo balesengako. Ifyo balesengako nga fyapwa bamusangukila. Cafumine ku lwimbo Iwa bafundi wa nama ico lunshi apafwilile nama kuti alipo ifi, inama nga yapwa nao capwa. (from Stephen Mpashi)
Proverb No 1451 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