Meeting / Greeting

As a co-worker at Academic Work you can choose to give 1 % of your paycheck to orphaned girls possibility to education. Your money goes to school fees, uniforms, shoes, books and material. Fee´s no other adult can pay for. Thanks to this sponsorship from individual co-workers, the program today includes 950 orphans. By giving […]

A visit that will last for a long time

Thoughts from Tina and Johanna, AW-colleagues:

After 4 hours in the Jeep, bobbing up and down on gravel roads we reached our second village. Under the tree where we camped was previously the place for teaching, before the school was built. At each visit in the different villages, we were met by happy dancing villagers. […]

They are here!

13 lovely colleagues from Academic Work are in Zambia for a week. It´s so nice to see these familiar faces and get a little touch of how life is going on the Scandinavian side of the globe.

Twice a year a group of co-workers gets the chance to visit Zambia and the programs that AW […]


A Finnish choir came to town. This turned out into a big event as these types of cultural occasions are not very common. Zambian choirs joined and both the Finnish ambassador and the City Mayor showed up.



















It seems to be a spread curiosity and an interest in Response Network and their approach. Lately there have been visitors from education programs, volunteers and other NGO´s from different parts of the world. They are coming to the office or joining in the fields. And the feedback from the visitors is very positively. People […]

Hot Hot

43°c was the temp of yesterday. In the evening it dropped to 34°.

This means that in a short period of time you will watch us do the rain dance.











Lunch o´clock

We did it! We prepared lunch the African way. We couldn´t find the lady with the pumpkin leaves so there was no chibwabwa on the table. But instead cabbage saved us and worked out as relish. I guess I could leave out that it took about 4 hours, but here is not the right […]

Solborg Folkehogskole visit to Response Network

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The students were able to interact with the local children in the process passing on some basic photographic skills.

After Work

The walk home from work































Mango trees in every corner











Chicken […]

Feeling Friday

The Friday feeling is starting to spread at the office. People are working to finish their tasks for the week; register activities from the field and plan new ones for next week, preparing financial reports to donors, follow up projects, plan the visit for a group of co-workers from Academic Work coming here the 12th […]