Non-Governmental Organisations in Zambia

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NGOs in Zambia also known as the non-governmental organizations in Zambia offers opportunities for those who are interested in volunteering or have donations.

Non-Governmental Organizations in Zambia

Presence of international NGOs in Zambia is hugely felt in health, agriculture, education, and environment. This, however, does not mean that they do not extend their roles in other areas like promoting good governance by offering technical support and advice during policy-making process.

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Before getting deep into this discussion, it is important for you to understand the definition of an NGO.

Meaning and Functions of NGOs in Zambia

NGOs definition, according to the World Bank, is based on four main pillars that help in community development, that is; environmental protection and conservation, ease suffering of the poor, arouse and encourage interest from poor people or communities, and offer fundamental social support.

International NGOs in Zambia

International NGOs obey all these principals and execute them all over the world by getting approval from governments, but operate independently of the governments.

The underlying factor in the role played by both profitable and non-profitable international NGOs is community development and improvement in living standards of poor Zambian families.

Fortunately, there are many international NGOs operating in Zambian, adding their efforts in different sectors, that support the livelihoods of most Zambians.

List of NGOs in Zambia

  • Programme Urban Self Help (PUSH)
  • Organization for Poverty Alleviation and Development (OPAD)
  • World Vision Zambia
  • SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
  • Keepers Zambia Foundation (KZF)
  • Jez Enterprises
  • Mental Health Users Network Of Zambia (MHUNZA)
  • Children International Zambia
  • Copperbelt Development Foundation Limited
  • Oxfam
  • Transparency International Zambia
  • Population Services International
  • Saccord
  • Non-governmental Organisation
  • Aids Healthcare Foundation

Whether you are a farmer, environmentalist, or just an ordinary Zambian looking for employment, knowing some non-governmental organizations in Zambia can prove helpful. For this reason, the following discussion focuses on various NGOs in Zambia, categorized according to their sector of operation.

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