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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 celebration parade

Featured Work Story

Jubilee Celebration
As a young child and even in to high school I was in lots of parades.  When I was a little girl I twirled the baton in the parades.  Then in high school I played the clarinet and was in many parades in the marching band.  Since graduating from high school I haven't been in a single one until Monday.  This week the Lusaka Baptist Churches got together to have a Jubilee Celebration and it all started with a parade marching down one of the major streets ...

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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