OPN Group of Companies (Pty) LTD is an incorporated social business model encompassing Camping Equipment Hire services, and Creative Cultural tourism services/products at the Crafts stall that sells artworks and crafts/curios including palm leaves Baskets, Batiks, African prints and Performance Arts including Folk-Jazz acoustics, Sunset Poetry reading Cruise, Storytelling and Native Drumming sessions. We also offer the Mabele Cultural Tours that exposes guests to the cultural heritage, storytelling, Basket Weaving Demonstrations, traditional song/dance and food tasting.
The company's corporate social investment aims at empowering and supporting local rural social enterprises through collaborative business networks and marketing the "Made in Chobe" productions to the world.
The company Director, Writer and Social Entrepreneur Mr. O.P. Ntema (known as Mambo Ntema) holds a BA Degree in Sociology and a Concept Developer, with vast experience in applied research, land rights and agrarian issues, cultural heritage and social/community development. He has traveled the world sharing poems from his anthology SOUL SEEDS and playing the native drum (ingwama) infused with folk song and interpretation.
Social enterprise overview
Social enterprise model
Camping Equipment Hire package 1-3
Camping Equipment Hire packages 3-6
Creative Cultural Tourism packages
Camping Equipment available for HIRE in Kasane
Native Drumming sessions
Ciperu (Seperu) Cultural Song and Dance WELCOME session at Vuche Vuche Basket Weaving cooperative in Mabele village, Chobe district, Botswana.
Mabele Cultural Tour interpretative session at Vuche Vuche Basket Weaving cooperative
Ciperu/Ngoma Cultural Song and Dance WELCOME and FAREWELL session at LWAAVO Cultural Centre in Mabele village, Chobe district, Botswana. Entrance fees paid to community based entity.
Traditional Pounding Demonstration at LWAAVO Cultural Center in Mabele village
Traditional Food (Chobe Bream - our staple food) tasting; boiled.
Farewell session at LWAAVO cultural center in Mabele village.
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