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Who would have thought that when a couple of British Airways pilots went on safari they would end up becoming regular postmen?

Following a visit to Kawaza School by Wendy Smith, a Business Manager at Elmtree School in the UK, to wonder how she could help the local children. Shortly after returning home she contacted Project Luangwa about sponsoring a local child to attend school. Over the ensuing emails the relationship between Wendy and Project Luangwa deepened as discussions took place not just about sponsorship, but also twinning Elmtree with a school in the Luangwa Valley through the Class to Class Scheme.

Wendy then met William, who works for a book recycling organisation and, never one to miss an opportunity she decided to collect children's books and surplus classroom resources from Elmtree and the neighbouring schools to send to Project Luangwa for distribution.

But how to get the books to Zambia without it costing a fortune? Well, Wendy is not shy of asking a favour or two . . . . . . especially when it comes to her sister. Knowing Elaine and Bill's love of South Luangwa - they married whilst on an RPS safari - Wendy asked them to take a suitcase or two on their regular flights to Lusaka.

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