It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is fast approaching and as the year ends and panic starts to set in about what to gift your loved ones, we have a Proudly Zambian Christmas Gift Guide to make it easier.
Savanna Premium Chocolate is Zambia’s first bean-to-bar chocolate, this festive season they have custom chocolate hampers that make for the perfect corporate gift for clients, employees and business partners. You can also take the perfect gift to anyone hosting you for dinner with the My Zambian Collection, a combination of chocolates made with Zambian Baobab, Zambian Coffee and Zambian Moringa. Savanna Premium Chocolate is available at East Park Mall stand or contact +260955799574.
F.R.E.E. Women Jewellery makes jewellery out of Zambia’s biggest natural resource, Copper! This project is empowering young women in Ng’ombe Compound by providing a skillset and income, while allowing them to explore their craft as jewellers. F.R.E.E Women Jewellery is available online, at Kamanga Wear along Chindo Road, Woodlands and Tribal Textiles, Mfuwe.
M’simbi Dolls produces beautiful dolls that depict the diverse natural African skin tones and hair textures of young black girls. The company was started out of a belief that the toys children play with at a young age influence how they think, act and view themselves. There are eight different dolls – Mapalo, Kondwani, Limpo Towela, Lindiwe, Zangi, Nkisu and Luyando. These dolls are the perfect Christmas gift for young girls and they even come with positive affirmation cards intended to shift negative thoughts or ideas to a more positive note! They’re available at M’simbi Dolls store at Arcades shopping mall, shop no.28.
Kamanga Wear is a local clothing brand that uses bright and bold chitenge fabric to make fashionable ready to wear fashion. Founded in 2010 by Donna M’shanga and Christina Syafunko the brand continues to evolve, and its designs are a must have for any closet. You can purchase their designs from their store located along Chindo Road, Woodlands.
GoalGetter Planner is the perfect way to get your life back on track if you’ve ever fallen victim to setting new year’s resolutions that fell to the wayside or set goals that you didn’t follow through with. The GoalGetter Planner is a workbook with tools that set you up for success, helping you set clear SMART goals, develop an action plan and allow you to review them to ensure you are slowly but surely moving the needle! Get a customised planner with personal taglines, mantras or favourite quotes, it’s the gift that keeps giving throughout the year. Available on Social Media (GoalGetter Tribe) or call +260978209408 for orders.
KCVaghela is a fashion and lifestyle brand specializing in European style tailor-made suits with an African twist. They have broadened into accessories and their t-shirts, golf caps, sunglasses and watches are the perfect accessories for your outdoor summer festivities! Available in store at the corner of Addis Ababa Drive and Twikatane Road located within Eataly restaurant premises.
Prime Biltong is a locally sourced and made product perfect for your charcuterie board festive season. If you are a biltong lover looking for biltong that is generously spiced and moist then this is your go to when entertaining or as a Christmas stocking stuffer. Prime Biltong is available at The Pantry, Melisa Supermarket,The Wine Shop and selected Pick ‘n Pay and Shoprite stores.
A few extras
- Mulberry Mongoose for handmade jewellery inspired by the Zambian bus.
- Awane Skin for locally made natural skincare products.
- A Touch of Zin for chitenge accessories, décor and bespoke gift hampers.