“Having adopted two orphan boys into their family, he and his wife also plan to build an orphanage”
Kahona. Zambia.

This is Kahona and his family. They live in Zambia, where Kahona helps gather the beeswax and mungongo oil that are in the Zambeezi Lip Balm in your Hydrate Box.

He loves being able to give widows meaningful employment and a fair living wage through work with Zambeezi. Having adopted two orphan boys into their family, he and his wife also plan to build an orphanage on the small plot of land they’ve recently purchased.

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