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|Type of business||Charitable organization|
Type of site
|Founded||June 1, 2016|
|Area served||Zambia (2016-present)|
|Owner||Chalo Chatu Foundation |
|Key people||Jason Mulikita (Founder and CEO)|
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Chalo Chatu translated as our world in the Zambian language is an English-language wiki-based free encyclopaedia project created by Jason Mulikita dedicated to documenting the entire Zambia only and also try to preserve the history and pride of Zambia covering historical events and current events, notable public figures, companies, organizations, websites, national monuments and other notable key features of Zambia. The site uses MediaWiki software to maintain a user-created database of information. The site's content is under a Creative Commons license(CC BY-SA 3.0) which means that it is available free to the public, but cannot be used for commercial purposes and should not be modified by people who are not part of the community of the website. Chalo Chatu is a work-in-progress, with articles in various stages of completion.
Chalo Chatu Foundation is documenting an entire nation which no easy task according to the site itself. Because of that, they have a number of passionate writers and contributors who have voluntarily come on board to gather information from various locations of the country. The main aim of the project is to document everything to-do with Zambia. The stated aim of the project is "preserving the History and Pride of Zambia ".
According to Chalo Chatu's C.O.O Chabota Kanguya he said in interview with Zambian Hype Magazine that Chalo Chatu is a highly-efficient non-profit project driven by a dedicated team of volunteers from all across Zambia and so it gets fundings through the donations that people make. In order to research and gather information on various topics from all parts of the country, they use logistical costs such as travel and internet bandwidth. This organization that runs the project does not have its own equipment and is constantly relying on individual volunteers to use their own equipment, such as computers and cameras, to gather information.