Building on Breathe Life into Chtambo!

by Jo Vallis in Zambia


raised so far

+ est. £1274.00 Gift Aid



We want to build on our successful oxygen pipeline appeal through renovating maternity and paediatric facilities to match the new equipment.

by Jo Vallis in Zambia

Hallelujah Crowd, we did it!
The long awaited oxygen generator arrived safely at Chitambo last night. It was met by all the Chitambo District and Central Province Top Brass.
 The plant will be offloaded this morning, heavy rain permitting.
Thereafter, work begins to instsll it and the oxygen pipeline to which you so…

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Spoiler alert Dear Crowd,
It doesn't stop here!
The oxygen generator is an emergency response to Chitambo's covid needs.
However, as indicated by Dr Jackson Phiri, Chitambo District District Health Director (DHD), Chitambo Hospital is an old building, in much need of renovation.  See his appeal:
"I would like to make an appeal to…

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Dear Crowd
 Let's hope that 2022 brings us all renewed hope and opportunities.
We have wonderful news from Chitambo.  
Everything is coming together for installation of the oxygen generator donated by Scottish Government.  The plant arrives in Daer es Salaam, Tanzania, on 7th January and will be transported by road…

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Dear All,
Sincere apologies that technology let us down for our Facebook Live Crowdfunding Success Celebration on Thursday 18th November.
This was particularly disappointing since we wanted to thank you all directly.
We had 2 Zambian-based FoCH Trustees, Karen Edwards and Ida Waddell,  present in Penicuk, Scotland, at the time. They gave fantastic…

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This project offered rewards

£250 or more

Tickets for 2

Tickets for 2 adults to the newly refurbished David Livingstone Trust (DLT) Birthplace Museum, Blantyre, Scotland: By kind donation of DLT. Plus afternoon tea at the time of your visit, sponsored by FoCH

£25 or more

Virtual certificate and photo

Everyone pledging £25 or over will be emailed a certificate acknowledging their contribution to the Chitambo Hospital oxygen pipeline, plus a photo of a plaque which we will commission to sit on the hospital wall.

£50 or more

Zambian Forest Honey

By kind donation of Tropical Forest Products... jar of exquisite Zambian Forest Honey from the miombo woodlands of North West Zambia.

£100 or more

Choice of book

By kind donation: 1. Davidson, Julie, 2013, Looking for Mrs Livingstone: About David Livingstone's wife, Mary Moffat. By award winning journalist/Friends of Chitambo Patron. 2. Mulala, Chengo, 2021, Katabole Village Folklore and Livingstone’s Epic Journey: Untold Stories of the 1873 Epic Journey: A Zambian girlhood memoir. 3. Currie, MA, 2011, Livingstone’s Hospital, the Story of Chitambo A history of Chitambo Hospital, Zambia

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