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Development sectors businesses in Zambia

Zambia is a developing country and the development sectors reflect this with economic development as a major thrust but a holistic and multidisciplinary approach includes the context of human development, as well as other concepts like sustainable development, competitiveness, quality of life or utilitarian measures. Human development encompasses foreign aid, governance, health care, education, poverty reduction, gender equality, disaster preparedness, infrastructure, economics, human rights, environment and issues associated with these. The institutions concerned with policies that focus on these and alleviating poverty and improving living conditions including those that provide international aid will be found here.
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Snakes Alive Zambia Education & Conservation (SAZI)
Promoting a positive attitude towards snakes
Lusaka
Snakes Alive Zambia Education & Conservation (SAZI) wants to change the traditional thinking about snakes and reptilia in general. This is because they are important in the environment in that they are efficient predators that play a strong role in the “food chain” by controlling the numbers of pests such as rodents (rats, mice, shrews, voles, etc.), amphibians such a frogs, lizards, birds, other snakes, etc.
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Prospero Zambia
Capacity building
Lusaka
Prospero Zambia seeks to create and strengthen sustainable business partnerships between Zambian small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large corporations. Their business linkage program provides access to procuring goods and services locally with a socially responsible, gender-sensitive and environmentally sound approach.
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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ)
Community support
Lower Zambezi National Park
In places like Zambia, where humans and wildlife coexist and fend for space and natural resources on a daily basis, providing support to the community forms a key component of wildlife protection. This is especially true for the areas surrounding the Lower Zambezi National Park.
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Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ)
Environmental Education
Lower Zambezi National Park
Through educational lessons and activities on school visits to CLZ’s education centre and on outreach visits to the schools, CLZ aims to raise awareness and to build a generation of local community members that take pride in Zambia’s natural heritage and feel responsible for its protection.
Lusaka Helps
Caring for the community
Lusaka
COVID-19 has affected many people and enterprises. Lusaka Helps Community Care Packages support those who are most vulnerable by providing them with food and basic necessities. You can support this initiative right now by funding a Community Care Package for a person or family in need.
Summer Pines
Chisamba Environmental Park
Lusaka
Chisamba Environmental Park is an eco-tourism venture run in partnership with the neighbouring village community. It is situated just 2 kilometres from Kabangwe Hills Enviro Centre in Chisamba District of Zambia. Visitors experience the natural flora and fauna of the area as well as a taste of traditional rural life.
Lusaka Helps
COVID-19 awareness
Lusaka
Creating and disseminating info about COVID-19 was Lusaka Helps’ initial driving force and continues to be the backbone of their work. Creatives, donors, health experts and content creators have come together to brainstorm, develop and share locally relevant information, aimed at equipping Zambians with the knowledge that they need and the ability to act.
WEAC Zambia
Capacity building
Lusaka
WEAC Zambia designs capacity building solutions that are tailored to fit the specific needs and realities of each business. The centre starts by conducting a comprehensive assessment of a business to better understand its strengths and challenges before it recommends solutions that will help it grow.
Khulu Associates
Healthcare
Lusaka
Khulu Associates works with the management of organisations to identify gaps in the strategy of the prevention and mitigation of HIV/AIDS and highlights management training needs. The team then develops training programmes and materials incorporating HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment.
Good Nature Agro
Capacity building small-scale farmers
Chipata
Good Nature Agro conducts an outgrower program for legume seeds that give small scale farmers access to inputs, access to information, and access to a ready market. The company promotes and conducts training on improved farm practices and deliver a farmer-friendly loan of seeds and additional inputs.
Simply Relocate Zambia
School search
Lusaka
Simply Relocate Zambia offers accompanied and coordinated school search programmes to support families sourcing appropriate schooling options, and facilitating placement. Their team of specialists facilitate the admission process by helping you identify a school, based on the educational needs of your child.
Marvel Book Publishers
Education through books
Lusaka
Featuring high quality authors, Marvel Book Publishers offers a wide range of educational books and magazines. The company strives to expand their influence as a local organisation that is widely recognised for helping students and educators define, support and engage in the development of highly effective learning systems.
Young people are too often excluded from or overlooked in the decision-making processes that directly impact their lives, communities and countries. Restless Development are committed to ensuring that governments and policy makers recognise and support the active role of young people in society at all levels.
Restless Development empower young people with the skills, inspiration and resources to take up productive livelihoods and employment opportunities that contribute not only to their household income, but to the economies of their wider communities and countries.
Restless Development work to ensure that young people are engaging in safe sexual and reproductive practices that lead to healthy lives. Working in Zambia where young people are most profoundly affected by HIV/AIDS, they are committed to improving their access to sexual health education and services.
Twinning Center
Capacity building
Lusaka
AIHA's HRSA-supported HIV/AIDS Twinning Center Program (TCP) has established and managed a wide range of capacity programmes. AIHA utilizes a wide range of evidence-based, cost-effective approaches for health systems strengthening (HSS), developing human resources for health (HRH), and other needed capacity building.
Twinning Center
Healthcare
Lusaka
Zambia's health system faces numerous challenges, comprising very high risk of infectious diseases. Although the country has made some inspiring reductions in maternal and child mortality over the past two decades, rates are still high with 280 women out of 1,000 dying as a result of pregnancy complications.
Vine Management Services
Small-scale farmers and co-operatives
Lusaka
Vine Management Services has developed an empowerment concept that seeks to work with co-operatives and small-scale farmers in Lusaka and Chongwe areas, with the idea soon to be extended to other parts of the country. The company has been mobilising financial resources to develop projects aimed at accelerating research and fact-finding.
Alliance Française de Lusaka offers quality French programmes at an affordable fee with flexible learning options. The centre follows the European standards (CECR), which allows you to gain an international diploma. These classes cover all levels of learning from complete beginner (level A1) to confirmed (level C1).
iSchool
Education
Lusaka
iSchool deliver innovative education to help students reach their potential. With the iSchool concept their ambition to be recognised globally as the leader in learning throughout developing nations is possible. Inspiring and connecting teachers and students with innovative learning programs and platforms.
Catholic Relief Services Zambia
Capacity building
Lusaka
Catholic Relief Services has partnered with more than 40 local organisations in Zambia to implement quality development programs. CRS believes that capacity strengthening of local partners is fundamental to achieving sustainability. The aim is to foster strong local ownership by helping to build the capacities of partners.
Catholic Relief Services runs several health programmes in Zambia to help address the health needs of the most vulnerable in society. The agency's health programs include a broad spectrum of services, from community support and care to clinical treatment that meets the diverse needs of clients.
Agriculture is one of the main sources of income in Zambia with about 70% of the Zambian population dependent on farming. The CRS works to empower rural communities to engage in market equability, profitability and sustainability so that rural families can earn a basic income.

Development sectors

Zambia is a developing country and the development sectors reflect this with economic development as a major thrust but a holistic and multidisciplinary approach includes the context of human development, as well as other concepts like sustainable development, competitiveness, quality of life or utilitarian measures. Human development encompasses foreign aid, governance, health care, education, poverty reduction, gender equality, disaster preparedness, infrastructure, economics, human rights, environment and issues associated with these. The institutions concerned with policies that focus on these and alleviating poverty and improving living conditions including those that provide international aid will be found here.
Disaster response consists of a number of elements, warning and evacuation, search and rescue, providing immediate assistance, assessing damage, continuing assistance and the immediate restoration of infrastructure. The development agencies, local and international that focus on emergency response and provide immediate assistance to maintain life, improve health and support the morale of the affected population are listed in this category, Such assistance may range from providing specific but limited aid, such as assisting refugees with transport, temporary shelter, and food, to establishing semi-permanent settlement in camps and other locations.
Governance as a developments sector refers to processes of governing, undertaken by the government, through laws, norms, power and relate to processes and decisions that seek to define actions grant power and verify performance of the government. The organizations that work to develop and influence institutions to promote good governance are listed here. Good governance are normative accounts of how public institutions ought to conduct public affairs and manage public resources. These normative accounts are often justified on the grounds that they are thought to be conducive to economic ends, such as the eradication of poverty and successful economic development.
Human capital is the measure of the economic value of a person. The concept of human capital recognizes that not all labour is equal and that the quality of employees can be improved by investing in them. The education, experience and abilities of an employee have an economic value for employers and for the economy as a whole. The stock of knowledge, habits, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labour so as to produce economic value. Organizations that focus on this development in education and healthcare are listed in these categories.
Infrastructure is the basic physical and organizational structure needed for the operation of a society or enterprise or the services and facilities necessary for an economy to function, a framework supporting an entire structure of development. The structures that support a society, such as roads, bridges, water supply, sewers, electrical grids, telecommunications, and so forth are the components of interrelated systems providing commodities and services essential to enable, sustain, or enhance societal living conditions. Infrastructure facilitates the production of goods and services, and also the distribution of finished products to markets, as well as basic social services such as schools and hospitals.
The UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) protects individuals against human rights abuses and guarantees certain fundamental freedoms. Whilst these are not legally binding on member states, Zambia is a strong advocate for human rights. The civil society organizations that work in these areas will be listed in these categories particularly gender rights. Every human being is; born free and equal in dignity and rights right to life, enjoys liberty and security of person, no one shall be held in slavery, no one shall be subjected to torture, everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing and many more rights.