A few words…

This entry is part 24 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

This update will be short and sweet – we had a late night tonight and I can barely keep my eyes open. Also, we’re getting up at 6am to get an early start on our last work day tomorrow so I want to make sure I get at least a few ours of sleep πŸ™‚ […]

Kutenda kusina mabasa kwakafa

This entry is part 23 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Greetings again! Well today, we had a change in weather. It was cloudy and overcast. Kind of surprising really considering how used we have become to the cloudless sunny days! Nevertheless we were told by our driver, Mr. Chedokwa, that even though it may get cloudy it still doesn’t rain in this time of year. […]

Makanaka Mwari!

This entry is part 22 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Greetings friends and family! We have ended day 6 of our journey in Zimbabwe and there are only 7 days left before we fly out to leave for home. Many of us have expressed that in some ways it feels like we’ve been here a month. We have experienced so much and worked so hard […]

Fathers Day away from home

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Hi folks! Today we woke up to father’s day and for us Dad’s it was a bit of an emotional day away from home as we miss our families. The gifts and contact from our families certainly helped alot πŸ™‚ Thanks! We started out the day by making our way to Sunday School class at […]

Brick Chain and hey – some pictures!

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Hi there folks! Another day has come and gone here in Zimbabwe. Did you know that the Zimbabwean day is nearly always 12hours long? The sun rises at 6am and sets at 6pm (give or take a few minutes). When the sun rises, it’s bright – when the sun sets its dark, almost immediately – […]

And we’re off!

This entry is part 13 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Bags are packed, vehicles are loaded, and we’re heading to Toronto for boarding the plane. The emotions of all the guys are mixed as we say good byes to our families and our hellos to each other in anticipation of this incredible two week journey. We definitely feel the weight of responsibility with all the […]

Countdown

This entry is part 5 of 27 in the series, Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Had my latest meeting with the Zimbabwe 2007 Team last night. Things are really progressing well with the planning and preparation. From my end: My passport has been received and placed in a safe place (I actually got it two weeks ago – earlier than expected!) – of course my photo makes me look like […]