WBEZ | Tikondane Community Centre http://www.wbez.org/tags/tikondane-community-centre Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Activism: A community centre in Zambia helps keep a village employed http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-05-19/global-activism-community-centre-zambia-helps-keep-village-employed-8677 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-May/2011-05-19/tikocontact.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Elke Kroeger-Radcliffe is the founder of the <a href="http://www.tikondane.org/" target="_blank">Tikondane Community Centre</a>. She’s been on the show before, and when she was in town for the <a href="http://www.wbez.org/event/2011-04-30/global-activism-expo-2011" target="_self">Global Activism Expo</a>, she stopped by to give us an update on how things are going at Tikondane.</p><p>The center is located in a small town called Katete in the eastern province of Zambia. Tikondane sponsors a community school, adult education and eco-tourism programs. They also offer a number of income-generating activities for people in the village.</p><p>Elke first went to Zambia as a nurse, with plans to teach basic healthcare, but she found herself doing a whole lot more.</p></p> Thu, 19 May 2011 17:57:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-05-19/global-activism-community-centre-zambia-helps-keep-village-employed-8677