Adam’s #ThrowbackThursday

“A visit to Magoye Primary School turned into an impromptu performance. We were definitely out of our comfort zones, but it was the best crowd I’ve ever had, and a day I’ll never forget” - Adam

By |2018-07-26T17:16:50+01:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Ollie’s #ThrowBackThursday

“The longest days were made much easier when spending time with the girls at the City of Joy. I remember spending many oratories with Mable laughing and joking, and getting along not just as a volunteer but as a friend.” - Ollie

By |2018-07-19T09:04:30+01:00July 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Zambia Trip – Finale

I arrived at the city of joy on Tuesday. I had never realised just how apt a name for what is a community bursting with joy. It was wonderful to see how the advocates from Farnborough and Barcelona had made such a joyful community with the girls from the city [...]

By |2018-07-13T16:55:28+01:00July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Zambia Trip 10

As our time here in Zambia is coming to an end, I was able to fulfil one of my objectives for this trip. Myself and staff, along with Mrs Mweete, were able to visit the Makoye school. Share the Light has given the opportunity for three boys at this school (James, [...]

By |2018-07-12T21:07:40+01:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Zambia Trip 9

The advocates travelled back to Mazabuka safely today and received a wonderfully warm welcome from everyone at the city of Joy. Everyone was glad to be back and are looking forward to the last few days of hard work.

By |2018-07-10T19:49:13+01:00July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Today was Botswana

Following our adventures at Victoria Falls and Mukuni Village yesterday, today we travelled to Botswana to explore the remarkable landscape that is Chobe National Park. Granted today was the earliest start of the trip so far, but after a short drive and a boat ride across the border, excitement [...]

By |2018-07-10T11:51:08+01:00July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Zambia Trip 8

This morning we went to Victoria Falls, it was only a 15 minute journey down the road, during which we all prepared ourselves on what we would encounter at the Falls. Upon arrival we could hear the crashing of the water as it hit the water below. Our first [...]

By |2018-07-08T21:48:06+01:00July 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Zambia Trip 7

The advocates have had a long drive down to Livingstone today. They watched the sunset at the David Livingstone Lodge and the eager football fans amongst them managed to watch the match. They have enjoyed a delicious supper at Cafe Zambezi this evening. Everyone is very excited to see [...]

By |2018-07-07T23:02:44+01:00July 7th, 2018|Advocates|

2018 Zambia Trip 6

'It was all hands-on-deck today, with all of the Share The Light advocates capitalising on the relatively empty City of Joy, deciding to repaint one of the girls houses, an event that took determination, skill, manpower and a lot of patience. However, after painting all eight rooms in a [...]

By |2018-07-06T21:01:45+01:00July 6th, 2018|Porridge Club|