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  • Looking back & forward

    Looking back In January 2019, we started an evening school programme for adults in Siansowa, in partnership with Zongwe Farming. We offer Zongwe employees the possibility to finish their basic education, by sponsoring for their school fees. A lack of money is often the reason why adults do not go back to school after dropping…

  • The full story behind the Kangaluwi Mine

    Zambezi Resources’ mining license for the Kangaluwi Copper Mine in Lower Zambezi National Park (LZNP) in Zambia led to an outcry within the conservation community. It sparked a debate about the corruption of the Minister of Mines who approved the license, going directly against recommendations from ZEMA and the Parliamentary Committee. A lawsuit against the…

  • New projects: 2% interest micro-loans and sponsorships

    My experience in Zambia has been the most amazing experience of my life. I learned so much more about development than I ever could have from books, articles and lectures. I learned what it feels like to live in a completely different environment for a while, and what this does to one’s perception of reality.…

  • Why ignorance is evil

    The only real freedom is self-knowledge As Plato stated: ‘Ignorance is the root and stem of all evil’. Quite a strong statement right? Especially when you wear it on the back of your t-shirt. So let me explain why I am of opinion that ignorance is evil and why this is so important to me. I…