Meet Josephine

During the show we are helped by volunteers that are connected to RN in different ways. This year we had Violet Shinguluma from Tujatishe Self-Help Group and Josephine Lishomwa from Lwikute Women’s Club. Josephine shared some insight into how the club works and how it is for her to be at the show. Josephine and

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STACSS 2017

Like every year, RN participated in the annual Southern Tourism, Agricultural and Commercial Show (STACSS) for 2017 which was held from 13th to 16th July in Livingstone. The theme this year was “Promoting a Green Economy” which is in line with the national theme of reaching the SDGs of sustainable development of 2030. This was

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LABOR DAY 2017

Labor Day is celebrated and commemorated annually on May 1st and in Zambia, this means doing what we do best, a march past followed by a celebration. This year, RN celebrated Labor Day in Livingstone with the march past taking place from the Teacher’s resource center to LIBES college along Kazungula road. Organizations came out

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Introducing FK/YSEP 2016-2017 Pt.3

Last but not least in this series is our male Youth Sport Exchange Program/Fredskorset volunteer from Norway. Here he gives us a little insight into who he is. My name is Martin Steen Reymert, I am twenty-five years old and I am currently working and living in Livingstone, Zambia, as a sport volunteer for a

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Intl. Women’s Day 2017

International day for women or Women’s Day is always an occasion to look forward to and this year’s was no exception. The RN team prepped for 3 whole weeks for this day to go off without a hitch and thankfully it did. This day is celebrated countrywide and province and district-wide. RN participated in Kazungula

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A warm welcome

On February 27th, we received 4 students from University-College of Oslo, Norway! We are always excited to welcome visitors and students here at RN.   The students are Baard Dalhaug (23); Atle Pedersen (24); Maren Rejve (23) and Hummeam Khan (26). Baard and Maren are being hosted at Nampongo Village and Atle and Hummeam are

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Have a little HOPE

We have a new program starting in 2017 called the HOPE progam. HOPE stands for Hope, Opportunity, Participation, Empowerment and will be run by Response Network and Norwegian based SMISO. SMISO (Støttensenter Mot Incest og Seksuelle Overgrep) is a Non-Governmental Organization located in Tromsø, Norway. It is part of a national network in Norway and

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Introducing FK/YSEP 2016-2017 Pt.2

In early November, we introduced you to one of our Fredskorpset (FK) aka Youth Sport Exchange Program (YSEP) volunteers, Maurice Kamau from Kenya and in this blog post, we’re introducing you to our bubbly volunteer all the way from the snowy land of Norway! “My name is Ingrid Renli, I am one of the lucky

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School season kick off

As can be ascertained from the title, its that time of year again. The office has been abuzz and filled with parents and pupils either registering on the sponsorship program for the first time, like those adorable Grade one pupils that are so excited to be at the beginning of their education journey; or the

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End of Year recap

The last couple of months of 2016 went by in a flurry of activity, but fret not because your (hopefully) favorite blog is back and in full force. We have a lot to catch up on so lets get right into it. We’ll be giving you a run-down of our 2016 end of year activities,

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