Spark Ventures Africa Journey
9 LIFE-CHANGING DAYS OF FAMILY-FRIENDLY, CULTURAL IMMERSION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
Join members of the Spark Ventures community for this partnership trip to Zambia. Start your journey with a visit to the incredibly welcoming community of Ndola, Zambia. Spend the week engaging directly with local leaders and youth at a community school, while learning about the rich history and experiencing the vibrant culture of this peaceful country. Then, cap-off your experience with a visit to the stunning Victoria Falls, a boat ride in Zimbabwe, and a full-day safari in Botswana.
january 19-27, 2020
*pre-trip add-on days available (January 14-19)
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EDUCATION // Contribute to the education programs of Spark's partner, Hope Community School. Participate in a one-on-one reading initiative with students and work alongside local teachers on various projects that will benefit their classes and community. Learn about culture and history through powerful interactions with inspiring local leaders.
PHILANTHROPY // Experience deep cultural immersion thanks to the unique 12 year partnership between Spark and Hope Community School. Explore the successes and challenges of focusing on a sustainable development model. Share meals with the Hope leaders and exchange ideas on global citizenship and strategic philanthropy.
ADVENTURE // Cap off your trip with a visit to Victoria Falls - the worlds largest waterfall and one of the seven natural wonders. Plus, no trip to the southern cone of Africa would be complete without a safari. You will journey to Chobe National Park in Botswana. Chobe is know for it's elephant population, but it's also incredibly biologically diverse - travelers often see lions, rhinos, zebra, giraffes, hippos... the list goes on and on!
COST: $4,300   //   Experience includes all in-country meals, lodging (assuming double occupancy - single room upgrade available for $800), transportation, activities and primary trip excursions. Fee does not include cost of international flight. Want to secure a spot on the trip but not ready to pay in full? Reserve your spot with a $250 deposit today.