ZAPHIT 

The Zambia Association  for the prevention of HIV and Tuberculosis (ZAPHIT Support program) focuses on advocating for universal access to prevention, TB/HIV treatment, care and support for all; campaigning for free TB/HIV/AIDS treatment and care for people living with HIV and AIDS. In addition, they campaign for and support the prevention and elimination of all new TB/ HIV infections, promote and sponsor legislation to ensure equal access and equal treatment (of) for all people with TB/HIV/AIDS. You can contact ZAPHIT at wilsonzuluk@yahoo.co.ukwilson.zulu@gmail.com, or zaphittb@gmail.com.

Telephone: +260 966 383651 or +260 976 214 292

 

Copperbelt Health Education Program (CHEP), Zambia:

Established in 1988 as a community health service wing of the Kitwe Rotary Club, CHEP was one of the very first Zambian indigenous organizations that pioneered innovative prevention, care and support activities such as drama, person-to-person communication, radio programmes, workplace programmes, home-based care and production and distribution of IEC materials. They aim to enhance capacities and competencies of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and stakeholders through technical support, research and appropriate knowledge management. Their activities include efforts to strengthen community responses to TB and HIV through community sensitisation, drama, production and airing of a radio programme on TB/HIV and health rights. In addition, they work to address the needs of orphans and vulnerable children and champion gender equality and equity through coordinated institutional and capacity development support to members, advocacy and linkages with local and international partners. For more information, please visit: www.chep.org.zm or contact mroy00@yahoo.com

ERCJ

You cEngender Rights Centre for Justice (ERCJ) has been supporting the beginnings of a national “movement” of sex workers launched by participants at a monthly meeting in 2009 for over three years. They support quarterly meetings of a national leadership core, as well as monthly local meetings of persons involved in this “movement”. They have been able to reach sex workers and employers in the industry through outreach work that is nonintrusive and non-judgemental. They are also engaged in more in-depth work around safer sex through workshops with sex workers collectively in brothels, as well as with groups of sex workers that have organised outdoors. They provide condoms and educational materials, and use every opportunity available to engage in conversation regarding health and safety issues. Their focus is on working with sex workers collectively and using these spaces to promote thinking and acting on issues. Their direct work with sex workers and others in the sex work industry in Lusaka informs their strategic direction in an ongoing way concerning health and safety issues, as well as their work around law reform. Their activities centre on advocacy and lobbying as well as research to develop a credible information base that will assist them in the direction of their work, as well as enabling them to act in the interests of sex workers. You can contact them, you can email Paul Kasonkomona at: paulsitive@yahoo.com            

Telephone: +260 97 742 1548 or +260 97 742 1548

 

Friends of RAINKA (FOR)

FOR was founded in 2007, with the aim of protecting, advance and promote human rights of Zambian sexual minorities by engaging law and policy makers in legal reform, build their capacity to undertake effective advocacy, establish member services based on identical needs and priorities, and to research , gather, analyze and disseminate information. Their main objectives are to promote public health awareness and give voice and visibility to the underserved communities by creating a safe and enabling environment. Currently FOR is engaging in activities that are addressing issues of public health and human rights concerning the underserved community. To contact FOR, please email them at: friendsofrainka@yahoo.com

GAL

Generation Alive (GAL) is a feminist organisation committed to building the collective voice, power and influence of young women. They are working to ensure that young women enjoy their sexual reproductive health rights and actively participate in leadership and decision making where they can influence policies and laws that affect young women’s lives by 1) cultivating young women’s leadership skills and strengthening their participation in developmental processes such as policy formulation, analysis, and decision making; 2) mentoring young women through intra- and inter-generational dialogue, sharing of information, skills, strategies and experiences and advocating for young women’s rights; and 3) creating and providing safe spaces for young women within which they can freely and openly discuss issues affecting them, share experiences and create links for collective action in improving the lives of all women. GAL envisions a society in which all women enjoy their human rights and actively participate in social change to address issues affecting them. GAL also challenges the norms, rules and expectations created by societies that limit young women’s choices, including choices about their sexual reproductive health, gender identity, and sexualities. GAL aims to empower young women to ‘cross the line’ as a way of challenging the systemic powers that oppresses women and by creating more equitable alternatives. GAL is working in the following provinces of Zambia: Lusaka Province, Copper belt, Central Province, Eastern Province, Southern Province.

You can learn more about Generation Alive by visiting http://www.generationalive.blogspot.com/ or emailinggenerationalivezambia@gmail.com

Telephone: + 260 977487048 or + 260 977487048

 

 

PRISCCA

Prisons Care and Counselling Association (PRISCCA) is a prisons based non-governmental and non-profit organisation existing under seciont 7 (1) of the Societies Act. The organisation was founded and formed by an ex-convict in 1997 and was duly registered on 29 April 2005, under the Registrar of Soceities pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of the Societies Act CAP 199 of the laws of Zambia. PRISCCA is among the few NGOs in Zambia exempted from all kinds of government tax revenues by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning. The organisation is also given comprehensive authority by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Prisons Command to operate in all the 86 prisons in Zambia. To contact them, email Godfrey Malembeka at prisccazm@gmail.com.

Telephone: +260 211 230 386 or +260 966 284 377

TALC

Felix

Mwanza

felixtalc@iconnect.zm

+260 211 236 278

Programmes Manager

 

+260 977 565 644

+260 211 236 278

House number 11, Kalungu Crescent,off Manchinchi Road,Northmad
Mwalule Road (off Makishi Road)
Northmead, Lusaka

Lusaka

Zambia

www.talczambia.org

Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC)
Alternative email: talc@iconnect.zm
Alternative email: felimwa@yahoo.com
 
Christopher Mumba
Treatment Literacy & communications Officer
Email: mumbamumba64@yahoo.co.uk
 
TALC alternative contacts
 
 Email: talcadvocates@yahoo.com
 
 TEL : + 260 977 89 74 94 /  260 962 22 11 80

 

TRANS BANTU ASSOCIATION OF ZAMBIA

Trans Bantu Zambia (TBZ), is a non- profit association working with the transgender and transsexual community in Zambia. TBZ aims to cause legal and medical policy reform through advocacy, education and awareness, and also offer a safe space for psycho-social support and wellbeing for the said community. TBZ is run by trans-persons and its activities are informed by community needs. To learn more about them visit: www.transbantuzambia.weebly.com (Under construction). They can be contacted at transbantu@hotmail.com

Telephone: +260 950 930 095 or +260 979 344 901

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Centre 4 Reproductive Health and Education

Centre 4 Reproductive Health and Education aims at promoting, defending and advocating for Zambian adolescents and youth, by empowering them with evidence-based information to make free and informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health. The organisations esures that the you are able to exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights and services, and participate in policy and decision making, particularly on HIV/AIDS, gender, human rights, and national development. Centre 4 Reproductive Health and Education's activities for Young Women Leadership Academy seeks to build young women’s knowledge and leadership skills, stimulate young women‘s participation in organisations leadership, communities and the nation, create a network of trained young women leaders to participate in women’s movements promote young leaders and influence policy. To contact Centre 4 Reproductive Health Education, please email them at: amosza@gmail.com 

ZANERELA+ is an interfaith organisation which endeavours to empower and support religious leaders living with or personally affected by HIV and AIDS to live a meaningful and productive life through capacity building, advocacy, networking and up calling congregational HIV and AIDS programmes. ZANERELA+ advocates for enabling environments that protect and promote the rights of PLWHA and affected communities through the promotion of SAVE strategy. The main activities of ZANERELA+ are; Capacity building, Advocacy and Networking, Prevention, care and support. To contact ZANERELA+, please visit their website or email them at: www.inerela.org or kenpachunguone@gmail.com.

ZAMDHARP lobbies and advocates for the inclusion and integration of persons with disabilities into national and international programmes and policies to address HIV/AIDS and related diseases.

The organisation’s objectives include working to promote the removal of stigma and discrimination against persons with disabilities who are also living with HIV/AIDS. The organization also works to promote the identification, inclusion, integration and assimilation of human rights issues affecting persons with disabilities into cross-cutting national, regional and international HIV/AIDS programmes and policies in an effort to increase the benefits for persons with disabilities benefiting from such programmes and policies. Further, the organization aims to ensure representation of persons with disabilities living with HIV and their respective Disabled Peoples’ Organisations on all HIV fora.

Please contact zamdihp@yahoo.com to learn more about ZAMDHARP.

Christian Aid Ministries (CAM) is a faith-based non-profit-making organisation that was registered in 2004. The organisation aims to provide care and support to people who living with TB and HIV in various communities in Kitwe district on the Copperbelt province of Zambia.  Christian Aid Ministries has been successfully implementing a number of human right-based projects that have seen a substantial decline in stigma and discrimination, improved access to TB and HIV/AIDS treatment care and support services HIV patients in the community.  

 

Contact: christianaidministries2005@yahoo.com and visit www.christianaidministrieszambia.org 

Community Initiative for Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS & Malaria (CITAM+) works at community level with people living with HIV and those affected by TB and Malaria with a focus on women, girls and indigenous grassroots groups by giving them skills to enable them directly engage their elected officials including members of Parliament. The organisation’s main target audience is policy makers and main activities include policy advocacy, which includes policy analysis and giving feedback to policy makers on gaps in policies that are not having the intended impact on the ground as well as simplifying the technical policy language for the intended beneficiaries can understand and appreciate in turn creates demand from the ground. CITAM+ currently only has a geographical presence in Zambia, however, the organisation currently serves as the secretariat of the Africa Coalition on Tuberculosis (ACT!), of which the Executive Director is the President. ACT! is a regional body that brings together organisations working on TB in 8 African countries. Plans are currently underway to expand this platform to become a regional network by end of 2017. 

For more information on CITAM+ visit citamplus.webs.com or write to Carol Nyirenda at carolnawina@gmail.com