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10 Year Anniversary

Response Network’s 10 Year Anniversary was a hit all round. The event was graced by not one Deputy Minister but two! Namely, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture as well as the Deputy Minister of Livestock. We also had quite a number of chiefs present as well as District Commissioners and other governmental bodies. Our visitors

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Welcome Henry

We recently welcomed two new volunteers in our YSEP-FK  program, Henry from Norway and Bacary from Tanzania. We thought we should get to know them a little bit better. They will be around for 10 whole months working in our rural areas and we sure hope the experience will be rewarding and positive for them.

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RN @ 10

Response Network has been around for a while now. 10 years as a matter  of fact. That’s right, Response Network is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. This is quite a feat considering a lot of companies haven’t managed to reach such a milestone. We will be taking a look back at some of the momentous

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My Stay in East Africa

We welcomed back another of our sponsorship girls not too long and her name is Memory Moono. Memory was sent to Uganda under the Youth Sport Exchange Program (YSEP) or Fredskorpset (FK). We asked Memory to summarize her trip in her own words and this is what she had to say. My stay in East

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Resource Center

The resource center which was sponsored by our partners at Academic Work is fully functional and is being put to great use. Our sponsorship girls are thrilled that they can come and study in the center when they aren’t at school and they are even more tickled because we enlisted a tutor who comes in

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Rabecca goes international

We recently welcomed back our very own Rabbeca Chika and this is what she said about her sport exchange trip to Norway as she narrated her experience for us. “Someone once said ‘sometimes you never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory’ which is true because looking back, this trip was

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Never a right time to say goodbye

Well, its official, our fun and charismatic Youth and Sport Exchange Program (YSEP) volunteers have officially left. It was a bittersweet moment at RN. I’m sure i speak for everyone when i say we really did not want them to leave but alas they must go spread their wings and disseminate some of the lessons

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Setting the example

Karina and her grandmother invited me in to their small, but homely and welcoming home. Karina tells me that she has two older brothers, one aunt, mother and grandmother staying in the house with her. The father is no longer a part of their life, the only income of the household is therefore made by

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Academic Work visit

Response Network partner, Academic Work has sent over some of its employees to come view some of the areas where their assistance has helped better the lives of the Zambian people, a long held tradition. The group arrived at RN offices early Wednesday morning in preparation for a trip to view Chilubwa community school, which

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8. The focus of the day is different in each country and people commemorate the day in various ways. To celebrate this day, the Response Network staff traveled to the Kazungula District to participate in the festivities that were being conducted there. The day kicked off with

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