Hello from Zambia: Through Adversity Comes Resilience

3 douglas college students with two zambian kids

  In June and July, a group of Douglas College students are working with communities in Zambia through our Zambia Global Leadership Program. Each student will be sharing their experiences in a couple of posts. Today’s post is from Hailea. —– As you’re walking through the town centre, you see people holding smartphones while wearing tattered, ill-fitted clothing. Some women wear beautiful traditional dress, while others wear casual business suits. Children beg for money holding blind women’s hands, while men sell smartphones on the side of the street. Zambia is full of contrasting… Read More

Welcome to Zambia!

In June and July, a group of Douglas College students are working with communities in Zambia through our Zambia Global Leadership Program. Each student will be sharing their experiences in a couple of posts. Today we’re starting with Tefa! ———- After a long, long, loooooong journey the Zambia GLP team made it to Zambia! It’s crazy to think that we have been here for 3 weeks now. So far I’ve learned that Zambia is a welcoming country with awesome people and a sense of community that surprises me. All in all it has been… Read More