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Zambian children enjoy a sugarcane treat


   Welcome to the Baptist Mission of Zambia website.  We hope you'll take the time to browse around the site.  Here you can learn more about the people of Zambia, where there are more than 72 language/tribal groups.  You can also learn about how God's working here among the people, and the part he's letting us play in it.


A beautiful testimony

Featured Work Story

Friday I was able to go and visit a young woman named Mary.  She is 20 years old.  She has 4 children.  Her oldest is 10 and her youngest is 2.  Mary is HIV positive.  Her mother passed away and she, along with 3 of her children are living with her grandmother.  As we approached the small home Mary got up from where she was seated outside and came inside the house to receive the guests.  It was obvious she was out of breath a...

From Zumbo

Featured People Group

About the Chikunda
The Chikunda people were not formerly a tribe. Chikunda is a word for soldier; the Portuguese used these people as soldiers on their plantations. Over the years as the Portuguese influence waned between Tete and Zumbo, several slaves ran away and several of the warlike soldiers who had traded their services for helping their masters catch slaves also ran away. They were warlike and over the years raided neighboring tribes like the Nsenga and Soli and captured wives. They carved out a small secti...

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