Category Archives: Jennifer Campbell

Ngwerere Library has 7,025 visits in first month!!!

     7,025 Visits!!!        I don’t think that there is an adequate word to describe just how busy the library has been since opening its doors to Garden’s children.  The first day saw almost 600 visitors!  In actuality, though, it may … Continue reading

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A Lubuto Christmas

Being far away from home for the holidays is never easy.  As someone from the Midwest where we’re used to cold and snowy Christmases, it was especially strange to be in a warm and humid climate (even more bizarre was … Continue reading

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OLPC Zambian Language Literacy Program

            Something unique and very special is happening at the Fountain of Hope Lubuto library.  At the beginning of the year, we received a grant from eIFL.net, a sub-grant through the Gates Foundation, to use our popular OLPC (one-laptop-per-child) computers … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Kenny Hau!

  On Sunday, October 31, Lubuto Library Project’s Kenny Hau and his wife Esnart had their first child, Alfready Chimwemwe Hau.  Jane Meyers and I were lucky enough to visit him when he was just hours old.  Both Mom and … Continue reading

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Meet Joe, Enesto, and Moses

In the three months that I’ve been coming to the Fountain of Hope Lubuto library, I have been fortunate enough to get to know almost all of the kids who live at the center, help out in the library, and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Lubuto Library Fountain of Hope Volunteer Julie Allen

An Interview with Volunteer Julie Allen From July 14-30, Lubuto Library Project was fortunate to have Washington, DC school librarian Julie Allen come to Lusaka and undertake the daunting task of doing a complete inventory of the Fountain of Hope … Continue reading

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Lubuto Library Fountain of Hope Librarian Harrison

Harrison The first time I met Harrison, our head “librarian,” I was convinced he didn’t like me.  He was shy and didn’t speak much English, which made communicating with him challenging. So on the days I went to the library, … Continue reading

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