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Jumbo update 13 december 2013

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, December 13, 2013,

JUMBO UPDATE 13 DECEMBER 2013

I was so proud of my Jumbo team led by Louise (and supervised by Catherine) whilst I was away in Joburg as they took on the mammoth task of laying the concrete slab over one weekend. You can’t order deliveries of concrete here so it is literally done with manual labour loading wheel barrows of sand, stone and cement into a little concrete mixer and then taking the mix with wheel barrows to the site and pouring whilst the building team compact using timber pl...


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Jumbo update 6 Dec 2013

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, December 6, 2013,

JUMBO UPDATE FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2013

 

We woke up this morning to the sad news of the passing of one of the world’s great men Nelson Mandela. I think that President Obamas comment that he was a truly good person probably sums him up in one word. We all know of his great achievements with humans, reconciliation in a very volatile situation in South Africa, his great work with charities to ease the suffering of fellow South Africans and his great achievements as a statesman but I am not ...


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Jumbo update 15 Nov 2013

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, December 6, 2013,

JUMBO UPDATE 15 NOV 2013

This week has been a week of hellos and goodbyes.  Obviously with it being Moses’s anniversary we did think of him and our final good bye a lot more than normal and coincidently I had to travel to Mzuzu on business which of course is the city where we went to collect Moses in the first place so the drive brought back many memories of our drive to go and collect Moses, my thoughts at the time, the feeling of anticipation and of course the long drive back through t...


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