Annual report

ZAMDA Annual Summary for 2016   2016 was another excellent year for ZAMDA; a year of progress on all fronts, in particular on the educational front and a year which saw considerable expansion and consolidation in all other areas.   ZAMBIA   This was our first full year in “Sables Nua” as distinct from “Old

2017-02-25T19:07:53+00:00By |

Distinguished Visitor!

Sables Nua was delighted to welcome Miss Mulingushi University who popped in for a flying visit during the week. She heard all about our work and has promised to call back soon for a longer visit. Watch this space!

2017-02-25T19:00:32+00:00By |


Our latest crop of apprentice tailors are working away five afternoons a week learning their trade on th sewing machines sent from Ireland. They'll have a year and a half of training before writing their tailoring examinations for a recognised tailoring certificate.(Any more sewing machines locked away in sheds and attics?!!

2017-02-25T18:59:07+00:00By |

Sables Nua Judo Club on the move!

Training for the season ahead is in full swing under the watchful eye of Sensei Gabrielle but the absence of judo mats means we have to travel to a training venue and numbers of judoka is limited by how many can fit in a HiLux! Natotela to Ranchhod Community Service and Hospice for allowing us use

2017-02-25T18:57:39+00:00By |

Sables Strikes Gold (and silver and bronze!)

What a day! The Kabwe Inter-School Sports took place today in Mine School and a twenty-eight strong Sables Nua team not only took part but cleaned up, carrying off five gold (boys' long jump, girls' long jump, boys' 4 x 100m, girls 800m, boys' 200m), four silver (boys' 4 x 400m, girls' 200m, girls 100m,

2017-02-19T21:38:08+00:00By |

School visitors

Boys and girls in blue dropped in today! we we're happy to welcome the V.S.U (victim support unit) from our local police station today. The officers called in to talk to our pupils about a range of issues chiefly concerned with protecting themselves and reporting any problems . A most worthwhile talk and a few

2017-02-15T14:14:38+00:00By |

Harvest Day!

Grade one bring in the harvest ! it's amataba for lunch in Sables today. Grade one had the honour of harvesting the first of this year's maize crop- and really enjoyed  "bringing in the sheaves". Waiting for the harvest and the time or reaping, we shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves.

2017-02-15T14:05:20+00:00By |

Sables aerial shot 2017!

A view from above . we're very proud of the oasis we have all built together in the middle of Kabwe - this photograph from the watchtower shows Sables Nua in all it's glory as the welcome rains have turned everything green!

2017-02-15T11:24:25+00:00By |