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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Medical Stores Limited to Distribute Kit Yamoyo

Medical Stores Limited To Distribute Kit Yamoyo Medical Stores Managing Director Dr. Bonface Fundafunda says the Kit Yamoyo diarrhoea kit was now available for distribution to all corners of the country. Kit Yamoyo contains oral rehydration salt (ORS) and zinc creatively packaged in a flimsy plastic container which also serves as [...]

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