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Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project

Lusaka, Zambia

Updated 12 months ago
Chikumbuso is a grassroots project in Ng'ombe township in Lusaka. Founded by Linda Wilkinson in 2005, Chikumbuso provides an alternative lifestyle to vulnerable women and children. Free schooling is available, as well as adult training and capacity building, income generation activities and community building programs. 30 young adults have left the streets to come to Chikumbuso to learn new life skills in tailoring and cooking. The word Chikumbuso means remembrance.

Contact info

Kaleya Road, Lusaka
Kaleya Road, Ng'ombe, Lusaka, Zambia
+260977357777
PostNet Box 231, PBag E10, Lusaka
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The Zambian Art & Design Show is held annually a few weeks before Christmas - just right for Christmas shopping! The 2022 show will take place on the 18th to 20th November back at Leopards Hill Polocross Club. This awesome annual event will begin at 12.00hrs on Friday 18th Nov, and will start at 9.00hrs each day thereafter. It ends at 20.00hrs each day, except the last day, Sunday 20th Nov, which ends at 16.00hrs. Entrance into the event is just K100 for adults and K50 for children and seniors. Visitors come along each year for a family day out as well as a unique opportunity to purchase quality artwork, distinctive art and craft designs, home furnishings, and fashion, jewellery and beauty products from over 68 exhibitors.

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On a daily basis many widows, orphans, and grandmothers come to the Chikumbuso community centre where they find friendship, acceptance and hope for the future. At the centre's school, over 500 students who were not previously learning are restarting their lives in a supportive environment.
Chikumbuso teach life skills in tailoring and cooking
Supports 23 grandmothers with a mattress, blankets and food
Over 500 students are restarting their lives in a supportive environment
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Hand bags and purses

With each crocheted using recycled plastic, Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project offers a wide variety of high quality hand bags and purses. They are beautiful, last forever and benefit a whole community of orphans, widows and single mothers in Zambia. Chikumbuso is passionate about empowering women to make a better life.
A wide variety of handcrafted hand bags and purses
Empowering women to make a better life
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Beauty's Blend Handbag  image
A gorgeous handbag that is lavishly blended with colour cloth fabric. This handmade purse-sized handbag is fully fitted with an inside pocket and a snap enclosure mechanism to keep your items safe and secure.
Blue Party Bag image
Fun and flirty Pom-poms decorate this handcrafted handbag that is ideal for the necessary items you'll need for the party or event. This amazing bag is equipped with a secure interior pocket and a snap closure system to keep all your things safe.
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A fun & flirty basket weave handbag in red and white design by Rhoida. Handcrafted in the heart of Zambia, this simple yet captivating handbag is adorned with a bouncy leather tassel, fitted with an inside pocket and a dependable snap-to-close button.

Contact information

Kaleya Road, Lusaka
Kaleya Road, Ng'ombe, Lusaka, Zambia
+260977357777
PostNet Box 231, PBag E10, Lusaka

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