Author Archives: Tafao

January 28

Healthcare In The Communities

This article and story follows my previous one entitled ‘Ubuntu’-an idea from Southern Africa that means “human-ness” and often translated “humanity towards others”. 13th January, 2013 started the journey from Lusaka, Zambia Capital to head quarters of Eastern Province-Chipata Town formerly known as Fort Jameson and this is unknown to many people. That was a […]

January 07


Happy New Year to you all. My sincere best wishes, good health as we pursue our dreams and fulfillment. Ubuntu is an idea from Southern Africa region which means “human-ness” and often translated as “humanity towards others”. On arrival for my PULSE assignment, I was briefed about a major challenge  JHPIEGO office, Zambia is facing […]

November 25

Untold Story: Hidden treasures in Zambia

In one of the JHPIEGO staff monthly meetings I volunteered to be a member of staff retreat committee. JHPIEGO Lusaka, Zambia office is growing tremendously with projection that by Q1 2014 the staff numbers would double to 70 from about 40 four years ago. This has been as a result of the staff focus, dedication, […]

October 08

Cervical Cancer Prevention Program-Workshop

1st October, 2013 went for a Monitoring and Evaluation two day Training at Kabwe a Town 130km away from Lusaka. This was my first time to be away from the capital and was looking forward for the meeting to learn, meet new people see what they do and see the country side. Kabwe is locally […]

September 26

Kenya: Fill Every Heart With Thanks Giving. We are one!

Saturday, 21st September 2013 again Kenya my beloved country became a victim of terrorist attack at the Westgate Mall, Westlands in Nairobi the capital city. This follows the August 1998 at the US Embassy. A friend in Nairobi alerted me through social media just after it had happened. The information he gave was scanty in […]

September 10

Simple Innovative Ways Of Food Preservation

There are only two countries in the world with a black president and a white vice president- USA and Zambia.  USA-President Barack Obama and his Vice President Joe Biden.  Zambia-President Michael Chilufya Sata and his Vice President Guy Scott. Zambia is a large country with a population of 13.5 Million, the economic and administrative capital […]

August 26

Overcoming Unforeseen Travel Challenges Through The Smoke

I was scheduled to travel on 09th August, 2013 for Lusaka, Zambia to start my PULSE assignment at jhpiego (John Hopkins Program for International Education). On 07th August, 2013 Kenya woke up to breaking news that its regional international connecting hub Jomo Kenya International Airport was on fire. More specific, fire broke out at 5am […]