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Home Feeding Program

April 15, 2020 / OMNI / OMNI News

Thank you to all of our donors and sponsors that have been contributing to the home feeding program. If you would like to contribute and help out, please donate here: Zambia in Crisis

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Zambia in Crisis

April 9, 2020 / OMNI / OMNI News

Hunger in Zambia More than two million people in Zambia are in need of food aid, following two years of poor rains and failed harvest. Due to failed harvests and late rains, there is nothing to eat for many rural families. Since the rainy season has shifted to December, parts of the country are near […]

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OMNI School: COVID-19

March 25, 2020 / OMNI / OMNI News

The OMNI School is temporarily closed. OMNI will start a monthly feeding program for ALL students on a monthly bases until the COVID-19 crisis has cleared. Donors and sponsors can make additional donations to the feeding program to support all students who need supplemental nutrition during the absence from school. Our students are all nutritionally […]

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OMNI Team Member Featured

February 12, 2020 / OMNI / OMNI News

Sunny Newhouse Spadaccino Semidei BSN, RN, traveled to Zambia in July 2019 with Orphan Medical Network International (OMNI). She shared some information about her adventure in the January edition of the Upsilon Rho Newsletter. » Download the article

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Home Feeding Preparations

January 18, 2020 / OMNI / OMNI News

Preparations are underway for the OMNI Home Feeding Program. With your help and generous donations, families will receive enough mealie meal, oil, capenta, and eggs for an entire month. Give today! Donate to the Home Feeding Program A $40 gift can help a family through this difficult time. Learn more about the hunger crisis in […]

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Baluba Clinic

July 15, 2019 / OMNI / 2019 Mission Trip

Baluba: our fifth clinic By Jane Lillian Vance In Zambia’s distant Northwestern province, both the Lunda and Luvale tribespeople of the Congo find an easily porous border in the bushlands between their country and Zambia. The Congolese come south to buy mealie meal, which is ground white maize, which boiled, makes the Zambian national food, […]

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17-Mile Village

July 15, 2019 / OMNI / 2019 Mission Trip

17-Mile Village: our fifth clinic By Jane Lillian Vance I. The Journey When OMNI leader Karen Throckmorton clinks her fork to her water glass at the breakfast table, and Chief of OMNI Security Derrick Kalinda stands up to speak, the team knows that we are in The Situation Room. Derrick with his amazing subwoofer voice […]

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Macenzie: the fourth clinic

July 13, 2019 / OMNI / 2019 Mission Trip

Formerly, Macenzie was known as the Village of Wild Pigs, until, a few years back, the government enacted an eradication. The hunted pigs had been piggy-backing various diseases, infecting people. Now, the red-dry Macenzie earth is trodden by thin goats, poorly feathered ducks, and sun-baked toddlers. This is a place of dry cracked lips on […]

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3rd Clinic: Mansansa

July 11, 2019 / OMNI / 2019 Mission Trip

Further afield than our two previous clinics, near the Congo border, our driver had to stop on the turns into Mansansa to be sure the rutted path wasn’t going to tip our tired bus on its side. Except for the bald dirt along which we lurched, the territory here feels impenetrable: tangled dry brush, camel-colored […]

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