Together for HIV-Positive and HIV-Impacted Women: Daliso’s Contribution

Katie Fettes Empowering the Grassroots, Investing in Livelihoods, Promoting Health, SANI Leave a Comment

This article recognizes the people who work in partnership everyday to uplift each other’s lives. One of such individuals is Daliso Lungu, a health technician at the hospital in Shiwa Ng’andu District, Zambia. Through the Southern African Nutrition Initiative (SANI), Mr. Lungu works alongside the Chikanjebela Women’s Club (CWC) to improve the health outcomes of women and children living with …

Sustainable Sources of Nutrition

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Community Health Volunteer Benard knows first hand the importance of finding sustainable sources of nutrition. Benard, who works with CPIEM in Zambia, spoke about some of the barriers the chiefdoms face in establishing reliable and sustainable sources of nutrition to community members, particularly those with or affected by HIV. While the parish provides food once a week to its members, …

New crops and better nutrition for Gorret Mulenga and other women in Zambia

Claire Holloway Wadhwani Investing in Livelihoods, Promoting Health, SANI Leave a Comment

Gorret Mulenga is a member of the Chikanjebela Women’s Club. We’re working with them through our participation in the SANI Twinning Initiative, helping women to take control over their health through the power of nutrition. First, we worked with CWC to provide training for its members. Women got to learn about their specific nutritional needs as women, as mothers and, …

Peer Learning in Zambia

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Peer Learning Visits Build Knowledge and Learning Networks CAP Network actively facilitates peer learning visits to support capacity building with our African project partners. It is valuable for hands on knowledge sharing, seeing firsthand what’s working in other projects. It’s also a great way to support the establishment of peer support networks, providing sustainable opportunities for learning, sharing and collaboration. …

Volunteering for Healthy Communities

Claire Holloway Wadhwani Empowering the Grassroots, Promoting Health, SANI Leave a Comment

In Zambia, CPIEM’s volunteers are crucial to reaching communities and achieving health outcomes. Beauty Beauty loves working with CPIEM. She is particularly motivated by the project supported through the CAP Network which focuses empowering women and girls, and in working towards gender equality. Through our partnership, CPIEM is educating women of child-bearing age on HIV and nutrition. They are also …

Body Mapping with Women in Zambia

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Last month, as a partner of the Southern African Nutrition Initiative, CAP Network took part in a body mapping workshop in Zambia. This workshop was an opportunity to give women from our partner communities a chance to tell their own stories through their bodies. CAP Network’s local project officer, Prayreen Chisanga, along with representatives from our partners CPIEM and Chikanjebela …

Safe and Healthy Food

Claire Holloway Wadhwani Promoting Health, SANI Leave a Comment

Food security – especially for those with special dietary requirements like children and people and those living with HIV – is about more than just quantity of food. Equally important is the variety of food and how that food is cared for and prepared. In Zambia, we’re working with local partners CPIEM and Chikanjebela Women’s Club to provide food preservation …