Sorting the Good from the Bad: Dehusking

Dear reader, you will recall that in this part of our blog we have been covering the macadamia nut processing since harvesting began. If you have just started reading with this blog post, you might want to also view the other previous posts on harvesting and nut collection. What we aim to do is to follow and cover what is happening in our macadamia field in as far as the nuts are concerned. By doing so, we will be providing information about the entire process as well as tell the stories of the different individuals working in the Tree of Life project. Today we will be discussing another stage in the nut processing called dehusking. When the nuts are brought back from the farm, they are weighed and then offloaded into the dehusking Read More

“I want to be a solution to the crying world” – Zitsile Kunene

Today we bring a powerful story of one of our first year students. Hear what this woman of God has to say about coming to ACC My name is Zitsile Kunene, a Swazi, and I am married with two children, a boy and a girl. Growing up, my parents and older siblings wanted me to choose a career that suited them not me. Despite that I had a vivid picture and calling into ministerial work, specifically Christian counselling and psychology for the kingdom of God, my family was absolutely against it. There was this notion that going into ministry leads to poverty and a mediocre lifestyle. Consequently, I disobeyed God and studied the opposite of what I called to do, though that also did not pay off. However changing my nation for God’s glory is Read More

Helping the Needy: Collence Chikuni

It is always heart-warming to know about the different works our alumni are doing back in their respective homes. Recently we covered a story about the wonderful work Stanley Shereni is doing in Zimbabwe with Prison ministry. Today we bring another powerful story about Collence Chikuni all the way from Zambia. Collence is involved in the benevolence ministry where they help poor families with fundamental needs for day to day living. “My spirit always moves with compassion whenever I see people suffering in our society,” Cellence declares where his passion for helping emanates from. This ministry is called Helping Hand Ministry, and has been in effect since 2012. Collence and his team started with providing aid to one family that was Read More