The Chitungulu Foundation operates in and around the remote village of Chitungulu, bordering Luambe National Park.
The foundation has developed an environmental education program as part of its multi-pronged approach to achieve sustainable community development in sync with nature conservation.
Projects include annual birding classes for primary school children, a pre-guide training course for graduated secondary school students wishing to become field guides, and annual tree planting projects for children.
In recent years, the foundation has been sponsoring the training of Chitungulu’s first field guides who are to become the role models for a new generation of conservationists.
Funds provided by the Elephant Charge support the foundation’s Conservation Centre, a knowledge hub for sustainable development and nature conservation in the area. Through the centre, the foundation’s environmental educational program can be continued and extended, so that: