My Life in Africa

Ed Dodge spent much of his childhood in Angola, where his parents were missionaries. Decades later, he returned to Africa, to Zimbabwe, to teach at Africa University. His adventurous journey, which has spanned eight decades and counting, is told in his new book, Family: A Family Doc’s Memoir of Life in Africa and the US. His story will inspire you to think about what you value most in your own life and pursue it for all it’s worth. Order it now from

In these dispatches from Zimbabwe and neighboring countries, Dr. Dodge offers glimpses into life in 21st-Century Zimbabwe.



Wandikweza: Empowering Girls and Women

We went to the village of Nkhafi, 50 miles north of Lilongwe this morning to visit Wandikweza’s program to improve community health by empowering women. We stopped at Senga Primary School on the way to visit the Wandikweza Girl Child Empowerment Program there. Malawi has significant problems with girls being…

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