Read the account of what started the movement at Mbenjere and how Chiyembekezo came to be. This series of articles was written in February through April of 2015 and covers the events with a local witchdoctor that led to our presence in the area.
Clean, uncontaminated water is a huge problem for many villages. Surface runoff often finds its way into many of the shallow wells, making them unusable for drinking water. This particular problem is compounded because most wells aren’t sealed. I’ve been told many times how snakes or rats have periodically fallen in and died in the water. Without a way to remove the poison far below, the well is written off and closed down.
Damon Matacchiera lives and works in Zambia, Africa with his wife Lisa and six children. His extensive time on the field has culminated in the formation of Hope Baptist Ministries of Zambia. This family’s motivation in everything they do comes from their desire to love God and love people. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about this cause!