Get Involved

We would be delighted for you to get involved with one or more of the aspects of Chikumbuso. Check out the variety of ways you can do this below:

  • Buy our Products

    One of the best ways to help Chikumbuso do what we do best is to buy our products. Our high quality bags, jewelry and accessories are made from recycles materials and make great birthday and holiday gifts for those you love. Each product you purchase directly helps a widow and her family here in Zambia.

    Click here to Shop.

  • Donate

    All donations to Chikumbuso go straight to the project. Visit our donation page to find out more and to choose how you would like to donate.

    Click here to Donate.

  • Sponsor

    Sponsorship is the best way to make a sustained difference in the life of a child or grandmother.

    Click here to Sponsor.

  • Corporate

    Does your company have a matching funds program? Fundraising for children’s education is easy when corporations share the load. Are you here in Lusaka?

    There are many ways to get involved – we can always use your expertise - IT help, fashion design, building advice – and in- kind gifts like building materials, books, food and clothing.

    You can set up a basket to collect recycled grocery bags. We would love to speak to you more about getting your company involved!

    Contact us at sponsor@chikumbuso.org and let’s get the conversation started!

  • Volunteer

    There are many ways to volunteer at Chikumbuso. If you are living in Lusaka, we always need help with running errands, help with small groups of children on math and reading, and other special ongoing projects. Contact us at 0977369097 or at volunteer@chikumbuso.org.

    Looking for an internship with Chikumbuso? Please check out our FAQ for Interns here. Send us an email at volunteer@chikumbuso.org to get the conversation started.

  • Fundraise

    Thank you for your interest in hosting a fundraiser for Chikumbuso!

    There are a variety of ways that you can raise money, below are some options that have worked well in the past.

    Online Fundraising
    Websites such as Crowdrise or Global Giving Chikumbuso often uses these sites when fundraising for large projects.
    For ideas and inspiration, take a look at our ongoing projects!

    If you plan to create your own personal fundraiser, and would like to set it up with our non-profit id, contact chikumbuso@chikumbuso.com.

    Hosting a Chikumbuso social night.
    Invite all of your friends over for drinks, dinner, and a bag sale! Contact chikumbuso@chikumbuso.com for more information.

    Hosting a Retaurant Fundraiser
    Contact a local restaurant regarding a fundraising night. Many places are willing to donate a portion of their proceeds if you can drum up business.

    Have a bake sale!
    Get some friends together to bake some cakes and have a fun sale!

    There’s no wrong way to fundraise, just be creative and have fun!

  • Send a Package

    Packages for sponsored children or just general donations can be shipped to us at:

    Chikumbuso Widows and Orphans Project
    Post.net Box 231
    P/Bag E10, Ng'ombe
    Lusaka
    Zambia

    Keep in mind that shipping can be expensive and can be irregular, so drop us a line at trudy@chikumbuso.org to let us know it is coming.

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