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About Makeni Webmaster

I spent most of my youth in Makeni, growing up at the centre as it emerged from the bush, one building at a time. I now work in the UK as a lecturer in computer science.

2015 2nd Quarter News

Dear Friends, Here is another update of news from Makeni Centre. The full 2nd quarter 2015 newsletter can be read here. Good progress is being made in completing the school laboratories now required of us by the Ministry of Education. … Continue reading

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2015 1st Quarter News

Dear Friends of Makeni, here is the 2015_1st_Quarter_Newsletter. We are pleased to report that progress is being made on construction of another school laboratory, following new government requirements for upgraded facilities in secondary schools.  Our friends in the Netherlands have … Continue reading

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Jan and Yvonne Kars’ trip report

Attached is a report from Dutch volunteers who arrived in Zambia on March 26th to spend five weeks at Makeni Centre and in the settlement villages. Jan and Yvonne Kars, along with Kerst and Griet Koopmans, had a very productive … Continue reading

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Blankets are on their way!

A couple of weeks ago I drove down to Folkestone to meet with Ian Callander of Operation Sunshine. Some years ago Operation Sunshine helped us to ship some computers to Zambia, and we are are very grateful for their assistance … Continue reading

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