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Snakes Alive Zambia Education & Conservation (SAZI)
Promoting a positive attitude towards snakes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Trust at Munda Wanga Environmental Park has a vision to become a world class environmental and education resource in Zambia. The environmental education centre hosts over 40,000 children and teachers every year, providing hands-on educational programmes about the environment of Zambia.