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Chewa Proverb Collection

"Tidzaona mawa" adagoneka munda.
(The one who said) "We shall see tomorrow" let his garden lie uncultivated (and had nothing to eat).
(Delaying action leads nowhere.)
Proverb No 887 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Aba nsaka imbi tabapunsha bwalwa.
People from another rest hut do not stop your fermenting beer from overflowing. (Do not rely on others to do your work for you.)
Tabacetekela mufintu fyabene nangu ifishilamoneka. Icimo no kutiila 'Akanani kantu kali pabwali?. Ulunkumbwa taluwama.
Proverb No 2 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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