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Ruth Kanyanga Kamwi: Brian Malama

Brian Malama

By Ruth Kanyanga Kamwi
September 2007, Cardiff / Zambia

Ruth is a broadcast journalist from Zambia, studying here with the Thomson Foundation. Here she follows fellow Zambian student, Brian Malama, who's struggling to survive since his sponsorship collapsed. He has to work hard washing dishes and cleaning floors as well as study full time. Despite owing the university £5,000 - and he won't get his degree until he pays - he loves being here in Cardiff.

Your comments

"My Bro, that spirit is a man's spirit ... Soldier on and on ... Remember the lord all the time. Jehova knows. Jehova cares." Ralph Watota from Lsk Zed.

"Brian am touched and at the same time proud of you.You are a true Joller.I fondly remebered our collective resolve" Good things do not fall from skies like in fairy tales, man must work hard to realise his dream into reality", but your curcumstances are extra-ordinary. till we meet!" Saviour M Phiri (Shulthz).

"Brian, I don't know you but I respect you on many levels ..." Linda Mudenda from Pontefract, UK.

"Very inspiring struggle Brian. All the best." Kalinda shachinda from Indianapolis USA.

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