Partners and Sponsors
Jacana Business empowerment can’t work alone we have committed partners in many fields, both individuals and organisations.
Here is a selection of the organisations that we work with:
Online shops donate to Jacana
300 Online shops contribute a percentage of your purchase to Jacana. It does not cost you anything extra. So next time you go to your online shop go via this link:: https://jacana.help/shoppen4jacana. It does not cost you anything extra.
For example when you buy at Bol.com, Coolblue, Zalando, Wehkamp, MediaMarkt, BartSmit, etc…
Even when you go out for dinner, 4.500 restaurants will donate a part of your normal spendings to Jacana.
Aqua for All advised Jacana on strategic planning of the Jacana SMART Centre Zambia and is supporting the centre financially so it can create jobs in the Zambia private water sector and providing sustainable water.
Several communities have worked hard constructing toilets. They are officially declared Open Defecation Free. Now clean water is coming their way thanks to a donation from the “Marie-Stella-Maris foundation“.
The Castricum helps Muttathara foundation supports Jacana in training entrepreneurs in the local production of water pumps. The pumps made during the training will be donated to the community.
The Johanna Donk–Grote Foundation co-funded Jacana for the basic training of Zambian entrepreneurs. Jacana will conduct this year four basic trainings and Jacana will select from these trainings the most promising entrepreneurs for an intensive program.
Wild Geese supports the Jacana SMART Centre in creating jobs in the water sector and providing sustainable water.
The Hofstsee foundation supports Jacana SMART centre who trains entrepreneurs in the local water sector and provides water to rural Zambia.
Rabobank Share4More supports 60% of the Jacana costs in training and guiding eight small entrepreneurs in Zambia. When you donate for example € 10, Share4More adds € 15. Choose your favorite entrepreneur here.
The Haëlla Foundation co-funded Jacana for the basic training of Zambian entrepreneurs. Jacana will conduct this year four basic trainings and Jacana will select from these trainings the most promising entrepreneurs for an intensive program. These entrepreneurs will receive an individual guidance to increase their business.
Jacana received a donation from the Leo Bijl Foundation for guidance and monitoring of Zambian entrepreneurs.
We thank Leo Bijl Foundation for the donation.
“Kootje” is a little man from stories told to little children. A man who always popped up from nowhere and helped solve the problems under the most difficult circumstances. Often children, who were listening, came up with breathtaking solutions themselves converted into a colorful ending. This little man with his solutions to bitter problems has come to live through “The Kootje fundatiën“.
Sponsor walk for water; children from Dutch schools walk 6 km with 6 litres of water to experience the daily work of children in Africa.
Rotary Duiven supports “Water for Zambia” by providing guest lessons to schools in the Netherlands and organising sponsored walks.
The foundation Protestants Steunfonds supports training sessions for small African entrepreneurs.
Drink & Donate creates access to water for rural small scale Zambian farmers and their community members.
The Parish of Saint Francis was founded on May 1, 2015 when the parishes of Asten, Heusden, Lierop, Ommel, Someren-Dorp, Someren-Eind, Someren-Heide and Someren-Noord were merged. Every year a fasting campaign (Vasten actie) is organized with which various projects are supported.
The aim of the Een Aarde foundation is to support the work of development workers who have a link with Asten in thh Netherlands and/or the region. It is important that the projects have contact persons who can guarantee the implementation through their relationship with the workers in the field.
SMART Centres in several African countries provide training of local private sector in Simple, Market based, Affordable, and Repairable Technologies. These centres are coordinated and supported by the SMART Centre group.
Transform International believes sustainable development requires in-country capacity, ownership, and ongoing knowledge-into-practice. Jacana SMART Centre shares this vision and is member of the network.
The Skat foundation is an independent Swiss non-profit organisation with almost 20 years of experience in promoting sustainable development to improve the living conditions of vulnerable populations in developing and transitioning countries.
The AFAS Foundation inspires and takes action. It inspires you to do better. Where you see opportunities to do better than current common practice. Always with major impact. Because it helps a lot of people. Or because it inspires a lot of people to change. Do you recognize this? Together with you we will make it happen, creating major impact for the world around us.