Author - ebanda

Savings group takes money to the marginalised women in rural parts of Mongu district

Members show off their share out amounts during sharing ceremony Keepers Zambia Foundation believes that its involvement in promoting savings is proving to be a viable tool to reduce poverty among marginalised people in the rural areas without formal employment.  Unlike other approaches saving group approach is self sustenance and [...]

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Visits to Savings groups-May 25th

KZF team in Mongu District during monitoring visits to Savings groups. Keepers Zambia Foundation is implementing Expansion for Financial Inclusion (ExFIN) with Support from IFAD and GRZ under RUFEP. Results are visible women have been empowered through increasrd access to financial services using a very creative approach based on [...]

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Key impacts of the KYTS-ACE Project

This may be a bit of a technical post, but it answers the very simple question at the heart of our work: ‘Can design improve health outcomes for children?’ We think the answer is YES.  Here is some of our emerging evidence – see if you agree! When we began work to [...]

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How we use maps at KZF

During the KYTS-Programme we developed technology with our partner ColaLife to map the retailers we were supporting. The technology can be easily adapted to other projects. The data to produce these maps is collected automatically during support visits to retailers by KZF staff who use tablets to collect key information [...]

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How we monitor progress across the country at KZF

KZF works all over Zambia and keeping track of what’s happening and providing support to remote field staff can be a challenge. During the KYTS-Programme, where we were supporting retailers selling Kit Yamoyo (co-packaged ORS and Zinc for diarrhoea treatment), we developed a tablet-based system to guide retailer support visits. Using [...]

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Training cards developed for the KYTS Programme

These training ‘flashcards’ were developed following the ColaLife Operational Trial in Zambia (COTZ)*. They have been approved by Zambia’s Ministry of Health and are used for training community health workers (CHWs) and Kit Yamoyo retailers in the prevention of diarrhoea and the treatment of diarrhoea with ORS and Zinc. [...]

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