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Bob’s Africa Rotary Blog 121

12/7/11

Return to Africa….the more things change the more they remain the same The first traffic light in Livingstone Zambia!!!

Three days after arrival and no luggage. It came on the fourth day. Lots to do with Park. The Park committee has renamed the park “Dambwa North Rotary Park.” Picture of current state of park above.

Here is a list of items need to complete the Rotary Park Concrete wall fence, $250 per 8 ft panel 12 not yet subscribed Play Center for youngsters under 10 wooden climbing structures etc. Play Center “ ‘ ‘ ‘ swing sets and see-saws Play center “ “ “ “ lateral rope climb and slides Concrete Benches and tables Soccer Pitch grass seeding, hand lawn cutting equipment and goals Net and Basketball Court and standards Volleyball Pitch, net and poles Solar Electric Security Lighting and for ablution block Chain link perimeter fence on two sides Balls, equipment, nets etc. for one year

$3000 $1000 $1000 $1200 $1000 $2300 $2000 $1100 $3300 $3400 $1500

New Rotary Shirt fabric sourced in Zimbabwe After much hard work on the part of Zambian and Zimbabwean Rotarians Margaret & Sandy Whitehead, no relation and PADG Barbara Murasiranna,a source hasbeen to make the new fabric. All Zambian cloth manufactures are not functioning at the moment and haven’t for seven months & there is no light at the end of the tunnel, so Zimbabwe here we come. The new Zim-Zam Rotary shirt fabric is pictured at left. Local Zambian artist, Chansa Chishimba who designed the first shirt agreed to do our new one. The shirt will be debut for sale at the Bangkok convention. Limited numbers of the original are still available thru Bob.

District 9210’s Africa projects are manifold and your help is needed to accomplish Rotary’s efforts. Please contact Bob with your Club’s interest.

Contacts

(USA) (949)887-3266, Zambia 001(260) 955-898901, e-mail: rdselinger@aol.com. Skype: bobselinger. Back in USA to California USA Jan 14, 2012.


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