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This program is an essential way for you to understand Zambian culture and give you an opportunity to learn about its rich history. Not only will it make your trip more enjoyable, it will also help you to understand its way of life better and become familiar with the location, making your stay more comfortable.
The Culture Week is the perfect way to learn more about the local people, culture, customs, language and so much more. During this week, you will visit highlights of the amazing town of Livingstone, a small town in the southern province of Zambia.
The Culture Week will kick off with an introduction to Zambian customs, do’s and don’ts and language classes. Later on, you can expect to visit Livingstone the touristic capital of Zambia where the most touristic activities, national parks, waterfalls and museums are all within Livingstone. You will also have the opportunity to visit a shrine/ceremonial site where the Toka Leya speaking people in Zambia used to pray for rain and protection from any calamities which endangered the people’s lives before missionaries arrived.
Throughout the week you will also have the opportunity to participate in Zambian cooking classes, walks around the town, picnics and sightseeing in the outdoors, and more!
Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.
Arrive on Saturday or Sunday well before a meeting point time. Saturday arrivals need to book one extra night at our accommodation.
Meet at LUN (Kenneth Kaunda International Airport) at one of our pickup times:
The staple food is Nhima (corn flour) but you will find rice for example in some restaurants that offer international foods. For this program, you will find yourself dining on healthy local Zambian foods like nhima, potato, bread, meat, fish, lots of vegetables, nuts and eggs and sometimes rice and spaghetti.
Our center is located in Livingstone, the southern province of Zambia, which is about 8 hours from the capital, Lusaka. You will stay in a dorm-style center with other participants. Each house accommodates 12 people with rooms shared between 4-8 people (separate genders) and western-style toilets.