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Increased responsible private sector participation in sustainable infrastructure in poorer developing countries through increased flows of private capital & expertise.This will benefit an additional 105.1 million people by the end of 2015.
UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.
AgDevCo is a specialised investor and project developer focused exclusively on early stage Small and Medium Enterprise agribusiness in Sub Saharan Africa. AgDevCo deploys patient capital and technical assistance to build profitable businesses that contribute to food security, drive economic growth and create jobs and income in rural areas and contribute to farmers’ resilience to climate change. It currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Rwanda, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
To improve the living standards of extremely poor and vulnerable households in Zambia by providing regular social cash transfers and help the government build systems to implement a sustainable national programme. (Nutsen)
The Zambia Health Systems Strengthening programme aims improve the health of women and girls in Zambia across the continuum of care from birth, childhood and motherhood. This together with our other parallel interventions to strengthen the health system, will by 2021 result in a reduction in child and maternal deaths by 25% and 15% respectively and contribute towards attainment of the sustainable development goal for health. The nutrition status of 500,000 children, women and young girls will be improved and 270,000 girls and women gain access to family planning.
To provide small grants to vulnerable households especially those with disabled and elderly persons in order for them to have regular monthly income to take care of their basic needs
To have more and better quality education and skills training from pre-primary to tertiary education in Zambia. This will benefit 75,356 primary level and 12,603 lower secondary level boys and girls and contributes to our MDGs by improving access and equity of education by 2016. (Nutsen)
To improve the quality of citizen representation in Zambia by supporting community radio, election observation and a Parliamentary scorecard. This will enable 3 million Zambians to vote in the 2016 elections. This contributes to our work to improve service delivery and contribute towards attainment of the MDGs.To improve democratic representation in Zambia by providing grants, equipment and technical assistance to Zambian organisations working to deliver change. This will enable 3 million people to vote in the 2016 elections. This contributes towards our MDGs by making politicians more responsive to the needs of 9.7 million poor Zambians, particularly women and girls, and people in rural areas by 2019.To strengthen citizens’ ability to hold their representatives accountable for service delivery by supporting civil society, parliament and elections. This will contribute to MDGs in health and education by allowing citizens to monitor service delivery performance and vote. This will benefit 3 million Zambians and improve their access to services by 2019.
To raise agricultural productivity in Zambia, particularly small scale farmers, using climate smart agriculture techniques and facilitating commercial relationships with agriculture companies
To improve access to family planning to reduce maternal mortality and enable women and girls to have choice and control over their sexual and reproductive health. To support over 400,000 women to access contraception for the first time. The programme emphasises working within the Government of Zambia system in provinces where unmet need is particularly high to ensure sustainability of results and embed improvements within existing systems.