Projects

    

Current Projects

 

Kit Yamoyo Transition to Scale – Adapting to Challenging Environments (KYTS-ACE) project

Location: Chipata, Mongu, Mumbwa, Kalabo, Shangombo, Mansa, Kasama, Lundazi, Chinsali, Mbala, Kaputa, Samfya, Mwinilunga, Zambezi

Funders/Partners: DFiD, Irish Aid, SIDA, GRZ ColaLife & CARE

Objective: To substantially reach mothers and caregivers of children under 5 years of age in under-served rural communities of Zambia increase use of ORS and Zinc for the household treatment of childhood diarrhoea

 

Pilot Project for Climate Resilience (PPCR)

Location: Lukulu and Mitete districts

Funder/Partners: World Bank & GRZ District councils & Provincial Administration

Objective: To improve the adaptive capacity of vulnerable communities in the Barotse Sub-basin through promoting of participatory adaptation activities

 

Expansion of Financial Inclusion (ExFin) Project

Location: Mongu, Katete and Chipata
Funder/Partners: IFAD, MOF, RUFEP &Ecobank Zambia, Katete DWDA, Chipata DWDA

Objective To address the problem of financial exclusion among rural households who have limited access to financial services and lack capacity to engage licensed FSPs. Specifically, to build capacity of 200 savings groups and link at least half of them to licensed FSPs.

 

Kit Yamoyo Transition to Scale – Lusaka Province (KYTS-Lusaka) project

Location: Kafue, Chirundu, Chilanga & Lusaka urban

Funder/Partners: DFiD (UK), ColaLife, JSK ColaLife, MoH, Shoprite, Pharmanova

Objective: To reach mothers and caregivers of children under 5 years of age in under-served rural communities of Zambia increase use of ORS and Zinc for the household treatment of childhood diarrhoea  http://www.colalife.org/

 

Chipata and Ng’ombe Compound Waste Management Project (CNC – WMP)

Location: Chipata and Ng’ombe Compounds of Lusaka District

Funders/Partners: Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Zambia and KZF LCC & WDCs & CBEs in Chipata and Ng’ombe Compounds
Objective: To transform the waste management service into a business by attaching value to waste through recycling and engagement of already established networks and partnerships at household and institutional level that will be regulated and monitored by the establishment of a sustainable frameworks

 

Power Africa- Off Grid Challenge Energy Challenge

Location: Nationwide

Funder: Power Africa/USG, USADF, USAID & GE USADF

Objective: To increase access to reliable, affordable and sustainable power to un-served and under-served rural communities across Zambia: https://medium.com/power-africa/solar-energy-lights-up-zambia-98c2e413478a

 

 

Previous Projects

Serial No.
Project No.& Start Year
Name of Project
Location Donor Partner Objectives

 

 

Disaster Preparedness Programme

Location: Mongu & Kaoma districtsFunders: DFiD and Oxfam GBObjective: To support households achieve short term food security without having to employ harmful coping strategies

Munkuye Rural Livelihood Improvement Project

Location: Kaoma District

Funders: Oxfam GB

Objective: To improve the livelihood of resource poor households through the provision of practical support to meet their food security and income needs

 

 

Forest Resource Management Project (FRMP)

Location: Solwezi, Kasempa, Mufumbwe, Kabompo, Zambezi, Chavuma, & Mwinilunga districts

Funders: IFAD, German Development Service (DED), Irish Government & GRZ Forestry Department of GRZ

Objective: To increase incomes of poor people dependent on the exploitation of the forest resources

 

Kaoma Rural Livelihoods Improvement Project (KRLIP)

Location: Kaoma district

Funders: European Union and Harvest Help UK

Objective:  To reduce poverty among resource poor households so that they can meet their basic food and income needs through a sustainable improvement in their livelihood systems

Agriculture Recovery Programme (ARP)

Location: Kaoma district

Funders: European Union (ECHO) through Oxfam GB Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MACO)

Objective: To improve food security for poor small scale vulnerable but viable farming households affected by the 2004/05 drought

 

Village Water and Sanitation Project

Location: Mongu and Kaoma districts

Funders: Village Water of UK Department of Water Affairs and Local Authorities

Objective: To improve the livelihoods of rural people in resource poor households through provision of clean and safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene education

 

Western Province Community Food & Income Security Support Project

Location: Kaoma district

Funders: Oxfam GB Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

Objective: To increase food & income security for 100 seed growers at household & community levels

 

Kaoma District Agricultural Recovery Support Project (KDARSP)

Location: Kaoma district

Funders: DANIDA & Oxfam GB Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

Objective: To increase food security for 3,000 resource poor households through support to production, processing , storage & marketing of agricultural produce

 

Building Livelihood Assets for Rural Households (BLARH) Project

Location: Mongu district

Funders/Partners: Concern Worldwide Zambia (CWZ) Mongu District Farmers’ Association (MDFA)

Objective: To improve livelihoods of communities by ensuring food security for 400 vulnerable but viable farming households

 

Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) project

Location:  Ng’ombe, Lusaka district

Funders/Partners: Lions Club of Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG) & Neighbourhood Health Committees (NHCs)

Objective: To improve the quality of drinking water for 2500 households

 

Rights to Seed (RTS) Project

Location: Kaoma district

Funders/Partners: Department for International Development (DFiD) Self Help Africa (SHA) & Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

Objective: To increase access and uptake of good quality seed by 3,300 poor farmers

 

Food Security Initiative for the Vulnerable (FSIV) Households

Location: Kabompo & Mwinilunga districts

Funders/Partners: European Union & Africare Zambia (AZ) & Organic Producers and Processors of Zambia (OPPAZ)

Objective: To reduce poverty, hunger & starvation & improve nutritional status of 2,500 vulnerable households

 

Project for the Reduction of Nutritional Vulnerability (PRUVEN)

Location: Kaoma & Lukulu districts

Funders/Partners: European Union & ActionAid International in Zambia (AAIZ) ActionAid International in Zambia (AAIZ) & Farmer Organisation Support Programme (FOSUP)

Objective: To reduce the incidence of poverty for 2,100 households caring for PLHA & OVCs by enhancing availability, access and utilisation of food

 

Market Oriented Rural Enterprise (MORE) project

Location :  Kasempa & Solwezi districts

Funders/Partners: European Union and Self – Help Africa (SHA) Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MACO)

Objective: To increase household income diversification through profitable and sustainable agriculture for rural farming households.

 

Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) project

Location: Senanga district

Funders/Partners: Maxi Hauri Foundation of Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG) & Neighbourhood Health Committees (NHCs)

Objective: To improve the quality of drinking water for 2500 households.

 

Seed Entrepreneurship for Economic Development and Food Security (SEEDFS)

Location: Senanga, Lukulu, Solwezi & Kasempa districts

Funders/Partners: European Union and Self Help Africa (SHA) Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MACO) and Self Help Africa (SHA)

Objective: To increase food security and incomes for farming communities through enhanced seed sovereignty for 4,000 rural small scale farmers.

 

Project for the Promotion of Self Managed Financial Institutions (PSMF)

Location: Mongu, Senanga & Kaoma districts

Funders/Partners: International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) Ministry of Finance and National Planning (MFNP)

Objective: To improve access of the economically active poor 4500 rural households of Western Province to community based financial services on a sustainable basis.

 

Livelihood Diversification Project in Zambia (LDPZ)

Location: Mongu, Sesheke, Senanga, Kabompo, Mwinilunga & Kasempa districts

Funders/Partners: EU, Southern Alliance for Indigenous Resources (SAFIRE), Southern Alliance for Indigenous Resources (SAFIRE) & MACO
Objective: To secure and diversify household food and income through sustainable management and utilisation of forest and woodland resources

 

Community Led Water and Sanitation Project (CLWS)

Location: Kaoma district

Funders/Partners: European Commission, Oxfam GB  & Kaoma District Council (KDC)

Objective: To achieve improvement in the health status, welfare and livelihoods through access to safe and adequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene

Sanitation Marketing and Hygiene Project (SMHP)

Location: Ng’ombe Compound, Lusaka district

Funder/Partners: WaterAid Zambia Ng’ombe Health Coordinating Committee

Objective: To improve sanitation and hygiene conditions of 500 households `

 

Kalabo Livelihood Improvement Project (KLIP)

Location: Kalabo district

Funders/Partners: Concern Worldwide International (CWI) Concern Worldwide Zambia (CWZ)

Objective: To increase household income diversification through profitable and sustainable agriculture and off farm ventures for 500 small scale farming households

 

Global Environment facility – Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) 

Location: Nationwide

Funders/Partners: UNDP, GEF and the World bankCommunity Based Organisations, Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources (MTENR)
Objective: To support community based projects that seek to maintain the fine balance between human needs and global environmental imperatives

 

Seed Production for Economic Empowerment and Development (SPEED) Project

Location: Lukulu district

Funder/Partners: Self Help Africa (SHA) MACO

Objective: To support 1 SGA (140 households) move towards sustainable income and food security by strengthening local seed enterprises

 

Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR)

Location: Lukulu district

Funder/Partners: CordAid of Netherlands DDMC & SDMCs

Objective: To contribute to the reduction of vulnerability to risks of floods and droughts among households and communities of Lukulu district

 

Lukulu Household Empowerment Programme (LHEP)

Location: Lukulu district

Funders/Partners: ActionAid International in Zambia (AAIZ) DDCC members

Objective: To contribute to the reduction of poverty for the poor and excluded people in Lukulu through access to basic human rights

 

Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) project 

Location: Chipata compound, Lusaka district

Funders/Partners: Lions Club of Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG) & Neighbourhood Health Committees (NHCs)

Objective: To improve the quality of drinking water for 2500 households

 

Mooma Honey Processing and Marketing Project (MHMP)

Location: Kasempa district

Funders/Partners: Ministry of Finance & National Planning (MFNP) & International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Kasempa District Business Association (KDBA) & Kasempa Beekeepers Association (KBKA)

Objective: To improve livelihoods of beekeeping households through value addition & marketing of honey and other bee products

 

Forest Resource Empowerment Project (FOREP)

Location: Kabompo & Mwinilunga districts

Funders: Zambia Governance Foundation (ZGF)

Objective:  To sensitise and educate households and communities dependent on forests on the regulations governing the use of the forestry resource, benefits & how they can play a role in improving the policy environment

 

West Lunga Livelihoods Project (WELLP)

Location: Kabompo & Mwinilunga districts

Funders: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Objective: To improve livelihoods of local communities living within & around West Lunga area

 

Community Driven Disaster Risk Management (CDRM) Project

Location: Lukulu district

Funders/Partners: CordAid of Netherlands Disaster Management & Mitigation Unit (DMMU)

Objective: To contribute to the reduction of vulnerability to risk of floods among households & communities of Lukulu

 

ColaLife Operational Trial in Zambia (COTZ)

Location: Kalomo & Katete districts

Funders/Partners: DFiD, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust & COMESA Trade Market Southern Africa (TMSA) ColaLife, Ministry of Health (MoH), UNICEF, Medical Stores for Life (MSL) & SABMiller

Objective: To utilise the coca cola distribution channel to carry social products such as ORS & zinc supplements to save children’s lives

 

Food Security & Nutritional Support to the Vulnerable Households (FSNV) Project

Location: Kabompo & Mwinilunga districts

Funders/Partners: European Union (EU) & Self Help Africa (SHA)

Objective: To improve the food security of 2,500 nutritionally vulnerable households & coping capacity for food insecure households affected by HIV & AIDS

 

Barotse Rice Marketing & Value Addition (MRMV) Project

Location: Senanga district

Funders/Partners: Ministry of Finance & National Planning (MFNP) & International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Senanga Rice Association (SRA)

Objective: To improve livelihoods of rice growing households through value addition & marketing of rice & its by products

 

Lukulu Health Services Enhancement Project(LHSEP)

Location: Lukulu district

Funder/Partners: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ministry of Health

Objective: To strengthen community participation in the annual health planning process & to promote maternal & child health

 

Community Managed Climate Change Adaptation Project (CMCCAP)

Location: Lukulu district

Funders/Partners: Norwegian Chaurchaid, Danchurchaid, ChristianAid Joint Country Programme (JCP)

Objective: To reduce vulnerability to effects of climate change among 500 poor households

 

Civil Society Environment Fund – Organisational Support Grant (CSEF – OSG)

Location: Nationwide

Funders: Civil Society Environment Fund None

Objective: To improve the capacity of KZF through financing of core activities such as the strategic plan

 

Building Community Resilience and Adaptive Response (BRAR) Project

Location: Lukulu district

Funder/partners: CordAid of Netherlands Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU)

Objective: To contribute to the reduction of vulnerability to risks of floods and droughts among households and communities of Lukulu district

 

Mumbeji Climate Resilience Project

Location: Kabompo district

Funders: Norwegian Chaurchaid, Danchurchaid, ChristianAid Joint Country Programme (JCP)

Objective: To promote sustainable use of forests and income sources for households in Mumbeji and build their capacity to adapt to negative effects of climate change

 

United States African Development Foundation (USADF) Program

Location: Nationwide

Funders: United States Government (USG)

Objective: To support grassroots groups undertake economic development activities by providing business development, management and financial skills training as well as investment, implementation and monitoring support

 

Community Led Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Location: Lukulu district

Funders/Partners:- Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES),  Australian Aid, Oxfam,  Ministry of Health & Kaoma District Council

Objective: To improve the health and quality of life of the poor and vulnerable

 

Mukunkiki Water Supply and Hygiene Awareness Project

Location: Kaoma district

Funders: Water for Kids None

Objective: To improve the hygiene practices of the community and to reduce the spread of water-borne diseases

 

Expansion of the Forest Resource Empowerment Project (E-FOREP)

Location: Kabompo district
Funders/Partners: Zambia Governance Foundation (ZGF) and various GRZ departments, ministries & local civil society organisations
Objective: To improve incomes and diversify livelihood sources for 2,000 rural households through improved capacity of community institutions to influence a favourable policy environment for effective utilisation of the forestry resource base in Kabompo district

 

 

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