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The Trustees want to give a huge thank you to all of our fabulous supporters for everything they have done over the 3 years since the Charity came into being. Despite a few predictable technical difficulties we managed to hold a very successful celebration party on Zoom on Monday 22nd June. The 7 UK Trustees were joined by over 50 guests including some of our Zambian friends and colleagues.

Peter McAughey presented the category winners of the recent photo competition. There were 58 entries across 15 categories and with a very high standard, the Judges (Peter, Karen, Phyllis and Moses) had some tough choices to make.

  • The overall winner was Gilly Snaith for her interpretation of Changing States.
  • Second place was Lifecycles by Angela Scott.
  • And in third we had a great photo of a UK truck needing a bit of assistance in Zambia earlier this year. The category here was Gravity, and yes it appeared a
    grave situation captured by David Quastel.

Each of the 15 winning photos will now be included on a collage to be presented to our friends and to be on permanent display at our School in Kabwe.

Who'd have thought a few years ago when the only options to get in touch with our friends in Zambia were expensive phone calls and unreliable email communication, that now we can successfully cross the 8,000 km divide, seeing and hearing from our partners in Zambia. Rev Moses Kopa, Headteacher of Family Futures Community School, spoke very eloquently and passionately about what has been achieved over the 3 years despite many challenges.

In her closing address as FPZ Trustee, Rev Gwyneth Owen highlighted the shared love for the vulnerable children we support and empower. The other Trustees (Rosemary, Peter, Kathryn, Nick, Emma and Barry) also spoke about why they are involved and what it means to them personally.

Chair Barry Gransden brought the evening to a finale with a 'virtual' blowing out of the candles on a (very real) cake. The air came all the way from Patrick Sichilima in Kabwe to Barry and Becky's house in the UK. A lovely evening. Thank you everyone for your support and kind messages.

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