Beekeeper, Chrispin Daka

Chrispin Daka owns a farm near Msekera research centre. He keeps few livestock and grows field crops for commercial purposes. Presently, he wants to expand his honey business and this business requires a reliable water source. He is delighted that Jacana is considering providing him with a partly sponsored borehole, expertise and guidance. For this reason, Jacana asks a small financial contribution from you.

€ 810 raised now, still € 90 of € 900 needed.

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Expert Frank Leenen

Frank graduated as a tropical agronomist in Deventer, the Netherlands and has gained broad experience in various Latin American and African countries. Frank is proficient at assessing and describing opportunities in the area of rural development based on sustainable agricultural systems. Bee keeping for the production of honey, other hive products and pollination services, is his specific expertise.

Because we have good hope that the few remaining coins will be donated soon, the drillers already made a pump for Chrispin:

December 2018

Michael SokoEdward Tembo and Moses Banda drilled a borehole at beekeeper Chrispin Daka. The first attempt failed, but the team did not give up and the second attempt was successful. They even made a ground water recharge system next to the borehole. The pump was made by welder George Chulu.

Crispin Daka helping the drillers

Crispin Daka  helping the drillers


Pump at Chrispin Daka

Pump at Chrispin Daka


Water recharche at Crispin Daka

Water recharche at Crispin Daka

Chispin Daka in training

Chispin Daka in training

The Zambian economy is stabilized by several key economical players one of which is farmers. Mr Crispin Daka owns a farm that is approximately 50 acres without a reliable water source. Activities at his farm are stagnating due to water challenges. He currently has few livestock and grows field crops. At this moment, he wants to expand his honey business, at the moment he has few beehives and his plan is to have more of these beehives and increase his market network.

Having more honey beehives doesn’t cost much compared to having a borehole. In this business water is critical because live stock and bees require water. For that reason, he needs a reliable water source within his vicinity.

Upon realizing this, Mr Crispin Daka approached Jacana SMART centre and already paid a part of the required amount for his borehole, hoping that Jacana would cover up the deficit. Would you join us to support Mr Crispin Daka with any small donation towards his borehole?

Mr Daka is a retired air force officer and a father of 8 children. He owns a farm, growing field crops and running a small piggery. His major plan is to expand his honey business if water is provided.
Chispin Daka and his wife

Chispin Daka and his wife

Jacana will support Mr. Crispin Daka with a partly sponsored borehole, expertise and guidance:

So he can:

  • Expand his honey business.
  • Manage his financial books proficiently.
  • Provide education for his children.

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