VACANCY: Manager at Eastern Manual Drilling, Chipata, Zambia

Position: Manager Location: Chipata   Background Eastern Manual Drilling Co-operative (EMD) is founded in 2018 and has 26 members. EMD is drilling boreholes manually and installs pumps. In the last 3 years more than 400 boreholes were drilled and 70.000 people...

New Year’s campain: Put Zambia in the spotlight

Zambia is located just below the equator, not a bad place for solar energy. Many local shops offer a wide variety of solar products, but every retailer wants to sell what is in his or her store and wants to sell as much of it as possible. Our experience is that there...

We are hiring

Position: Field officer  Apply before: 1 Jan 2022 passed! Closed Location: Petauke, Zambia   Background Jacana supports small Zambian entrepreneurs in realizing their plans to grow. Jacana has two departments one is focussing on general entrepreneurs and the other on...

Newly qualified SMART water entrepreneurs in Petauke

After six months of hard work, the water entrepreneurs in Petauke have been trained and are now ready to drill boreholes and install pumps independently without supervision. The tools for manual drilling and the rope pumps are supplied by the trained welders and...

By and for Zambian water entrepreneurs

Every now and then we are asked why trainers come from “far”. And by “far” we mean the Netherlands, USA, Tanzania and Malawi, among others. The reason for this is simple: we first need to train local trainers and they must have sufficient experience. When we started...

Jacana SMART Centre Petauke started

Covid-19 restricted our training programmes, but risks have reduced and we are allowed to train again. Just in time for the Jacana SMART Centre in Petauke to kick-off. Over the past two months, a lot of hard work has gone into providing the office in Petauke (which is...

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