How you can help Kasanka

Kasanka trust relies entirely on donor funding and income received through tourism to run and manage the project.

You can help us in the following ways:

Visit one of the Parks

Along with funding received through donor support, Kasanka relies heavily on revenue gained through tourism to support the Parks.

All tourism revenue received from visitors to Kasanka and Lavushi Manda goes directly towards the cost of conserving wildlife and assisting the local community..

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Get involved at Kasanka

The Role of The Kasanka Trust

The Kasanka Trust is a non-profit charitable institution responsible for the Park management, community development and tourism of Kasanka National Park, Lavushi Manda National Park and Shoebill Island Camp in the Bangweulu Wetlands.

With your help, we aim to help Kasanka, Lavushi and Shoebill Island in the following ways:

Protect and Preserve

Protect wildlife within the national parks and preserve their flora and fauna

Maintain and Rebuild

Make the parks self-sustaining through the development of infrastructure

Research and Educate

Promote education and research in wildlife conservation

Develop and Support

Support rural development schemes in communities living adjacent to the national parks

Our History

1985

Kasanka Discovered

British expatriate David Lloyd visits Kasanka and vows to develop and protect the park

1987

Kasanka Trust is Established

The Kasanka Trust is registered in Zambia (1987) and in the UK (1989)

1990

Management of Kasanka Park

National Parks and Wildlife Services hand over management of Kasanka Park to Kasanka Trust

2002

Founder Awarded

Kasanka founder David Lloyd awarded an OBE medal in the Queens Jubilee

2003

Park Management Contract is extended

ZAWA takes over from NPWS and grants exclusive park managment rights to the Trust

2010

BBC films the bat migration

BBC film crew arrives at Kasanka to film the annual bat migration

2011

World Bank provides funding

With help from the World Bank, Kasanka Trust is given funding to help restore Lavushi Manda National Park

2015

Wildman Safaris takes over marketing

Kasanka Trust grants exclusive marketing and reservations contract to Wildman Safaris