Christian women from various church denominations in Lusaka’s Kabanana Township joined hands to support the Salvation Army Helping Hand Project by attending a fundraising luncheon hosted by Lieutenant Miyanda Nangwala.
The lively event characterized by song and dance held at the home of Salvation Army Kabanana outpost Senior soldier member Noria Mweenda’s who is also Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) Executive Committee member was aimed at raising K1,300 for the procurement of resuscitating machine at Chikankata Hospital Female ward.
The guest of honour to the luncheon CCZ Secretary General Rev Suzanne Matale expressed profound gratitude to the women who gathered for the event adding that it is a sign that we are all one in the body of Christ.
In her address to the women Rev Matale explained that women are hardworking unique beings with the potential to influencing change when entrusted with positions of power especially in communities faced with many challenges.
“I therefore urge you all to focus on furthering your education for empowerment and aim high because God has given us knowledge which should be enhanced. Where poverty exists we shall endeavor challenge it because we serve a liberating God,” she said.
She urged the women to strive for high positions of leadership when opportunity comes because women are naturally hard working and also to meditate upon the word of God to increase their levels of confidence and rise above situations.
And speaking at the same function overseer for Kabanana Salvation Army outpost Lieutenant Miyanda Nangwala thanked the women for finding time to support the Salvation Army in raising funds to help the women at Chikankata Hospital. Women singing during the luncheon