Zambia Chingola village

Zambia is a beautiful and culture rich country that also has great wildlife spotting opportunities. Join our partner Ntanda Ventures for an authentic community experience in Chingola, Zambia. This area does not see many tourists, so it is a unique and enriching experience, combining adventure and an opportunity to make a positive impact in our local community.

Experience highlights:
Cook for the students and the local maternity ward;
Support the EmpowerHer project and help to make reusable sanitary pads for girls
Assist in tree planting
Participate in various supportive activities (education, games)
Visit to the Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage and cook for the caretakers

Read the itinerary of the experience below or click on the link and go straight to the website of Ntanda Ventures to book your positive impact in Zambia!

This immersive experience in Zambia takes you from your guesthouse in Chingola to the lovely village of Musenga, where you will be able to participate in a variety of activities at the local secondary school. In booking this positive impact experience, you not only support the EmpowerHer initiative by our local partner Ntanda Ventures, but are also able to help make sanitary pads for girls to support their education.

The experience highlights:
Cook for the students and the local maternity ward;
Support the EmpowerHer project and help to make reusable sanitary pads for girls
Assist in tree planting
Participate in various supportive activities (education, games)
Visit to the Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage and cook for the caretakers
With this experience you contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 15)

Make your positive impact in Zambia!

Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrive in Chingola 
Upon arriving in Zambia, you will be picked up from the airport in Ndola and transferred to your lodge in Chingola. Of course, we will inform you of the program for the coming days and the do’s and don’ts when engaging with your Zambian hosts and the natural environment.
No meals included today.

Day 2-3 – Musenga village life
Today we will start our positive impact experience and drive to the village of Musenga, where you will be sharing your time and talents at the Musenga Secondary School. You will be able to choose from a variety of activities, including:
– Sewing of EmpowerHer reusable menstual pads for girl, so they will be able to go to school even when they are in their periods;
– Cooking local food with and for the students;
– Cooking local food for the maternity ward with ingredients bought at the market (day 3);
– Helping to teach arts & crafts to the students – any recycling ideas are welcome!*;
– Reading to and teaching students about the animals of Zambia how they may benefit from tourism;
– Assisting with the planting of trees (day 3);
– Participating in a soccer match;
– Helping with the maintenance of school projects;
– A joint visit to a local game farm**
Please let our partner Ntanda Ventures know what activities you prefer to engage in at the time of booking.
Meals included today: breakfast and lunch.

*you may need to bring your own supplies depending on your ideas.
** additional transport charges may apply.

Day 4 – Chimpanzees
After breakfast, you will visit the Cimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage, the largest sanctuary for chimpanzees that no longer have a natural home. At the sanctuary, you will learn all about the orphanage and the great work that they do for the animals. We show our support to the sanctuary by taking our picnic lunch together with the carers. Thank you for your positive impact on the wildlife in Zambia!

Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Day 5 – Going home
After breakfast, you will be dropped off at Ndola airport for your flight home or you can continue your stay in Zambia. May the village of Musenga be forever in your hearts and may the positive impact you brought to Musenga be ever lasting in the memories of your local Zambian hosts!
Meals included: breakfast.

Overview of the experience
Included:
–       4 Nights accommodation at Icon Hotel*;
–       All mentioned transfers;
–       4 Times breakfast, 3 times lunch;
–       Entry to Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage;
–       Ingredients for cooking with students
–       Ingredients for cooking for the maternity ward;
–       Drinking water on day 2/3/;
–       Your awesome positive impact in captivating Zambia

Excluded:
–       Dinners, drinks and other meals not mentioned;
–       International and domestic flight;
–       Insurances;
–       All items of a personal nature;
–       Stop at Dapp to buy clothes for the babies at the maternity ward if you wish to do so.

Price:
From USD 926 per person (sharing).

* If you wish to extend your stay in Chingola, please don’t hesitate to inquire about the possibilities with Ntanda Ventures.

Important note:
– Clicking on the link to go to the website of Ntanda Ventures means that you will be redirected to the website of Ntanda Ventures and will leave the website of Positive Impact Tourism. You will book directly with Ntanda Ventures and they are the single formal and material party for the entirety of your booking and travel procedures (including any terms & conditions that apply); PIT is not a party in your arrangements. Booking this experience at Ntanda Ventures means you declare to have understood this and agree to it.

We love to hear your feedback, so please feel free to give us your input on the experience, our partner Ntanda Ventures and how we can work with them to improve the positive impact of this experience in Zambia.

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