Recently, iLEAP graduate Paul Samba (Zambia) was awarded a $120,000 grant from the Japanese government–this is the text of his acceptance speech from the signing ceremony at Chipembi Farm College. SIGNING CEREMONY FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN GRANT ASSISTANCE FOR GRASSROOTS HUMAN SECURITY PROJECT CHIPEMBI FARM COLLEGE PRINCIPAL’S SPEECH MR. PAUL SAMBA 2012 THE MASTER [...]
Dear Friends in iLEAP! The Taking the LEAP program is an important idea. It takes energy, time, resources, commitment, courage, passion, humility and love for others who are mostly less privileged. The Taking the LEAP program has recharged me, it brings about a re-union of people, encouragement, development renewal of ideas as well as time [...]
Life in prison is not easy, you may be honest or a convicted person but once the law visits you, consequences are great. Last year I taught men prisoners and this year I am teaching women. All with unique cases ranging from murder, drugs etc. Each person has a sad version. Despite all this they [...]
A REFLECTION ON BRITT ‘ S VISIT TO AFRICA ZAMBIA I thank iLEAP for this initiative to enable Britt visit me particularly in Zambia. I was recharged ! Many contacts like meeting the Japanese Ambassador became easy for chipembi to receive a grant next year, Peacecorps to strengthen working with chipembi and many valuable contacts [...]
At iLEAP we are often asked two questions when it comes to our International Fellowship: (1) How do the learning and experiences from your Seattle-based program translate back into the day-to-day work of your graduates working in rural communites? and, (2) How do you know if your International Fellowship program is successful? Indeed, very important [...]
All good things to flow in 2011, my resolution is to refocus my work and aim higher with no limitations. I will work to reposition myself and try to improve in my planning and maximize profits.
Hi folks ! this is Chief Samba roaring from the heart of Africa sending xmas greetings in the air to all iLEAP family. The has been full of storm and stress but I have been able to my best with your support. Watch my next bloggs to trace my foot prints in the jungle. Also, [...]
iLEAP Board member, Jim Gore, recently traveled to Zambia where he spent 3 weeks working with Paul Samba, the Principal of Chipembi Farm College. Paul came to Seattle in 2009 and participated in the iLEAP International Fellowship. In this video, Paul reflects on his experience with the Fellowship and how it has had an affect [...]
These photos are from the recent Chipembi Farm College graduation ceremony for prisoners. In addition to offering programs for prisoners, Chipembi Farm College also has programs for special needs students.
A rather special moment for Chipembi College of Agriculture to gain prestige and connections through our American friends has come. Little is known about us by our friends but Mr. Micheal Kraft is our icon who has taken his precious time to put Chipembi College of Agriculture on the website so that our activities, aspirations [...]