Project Launch on the Financial Inclusion Project

Cheshire Homes recently conducted an inception event for the Financial Inclusion Project in Eastern Province – Chipata. The event, was graced by the Permanent Secretary for Provincial Administration represented by Beauty Undi – Phiri.

Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia (CHSZ) Executive Director, Kamima Ng’uni, gave welcoming remarks to welcome the participants and highlight the purpose of the event. In his speech, he encouraged all stakeholders, partners, and beneficiaries to work closely together in order to ensure the successful implementation of the project.

A vote of thanks was given by the beneficiaries of the Financial Inclusion Project who were represented by Peter Jere, father to Florence Jere of Mchini Primary school in Chipata. Mr. Jere thanked the organisation and the partners
and stakeholders for the initiatives they continue to make to better the lives of Persons living with disabilities.

Speaking at the same event, the guest of honour – Ms. Beauty Undi- Phiri – talked of the importance of talking about finances in a household and also including children in budgeting as it helps children appreciate the efforts of parents and also learn the value of money. She also urged female-headed households
to take advantage of these initiatives brought by Government and its partners such as the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).
She advised men to also take part in saving and not leave it up to women. She later thanked SIDA for supporting Government work through FSD Zambia and CHSZ.
She also thanked FSD Zambia for supporting the Government’s goal of Financial Inclusion.
The project aims at improving the financial health of 750 persons with disabilities as well as increasing access to financial services of 750 caregivers of persons with disabilities in Chipata, Chadiza, Katete, Nyimba, Petauke, and Sinda districts of Eastern province, Zambia.

Inception Meeting (1) Financial Inclusion Project 2022

Seeking to recruit Project Manager & Advocacy and Communication Officer for a 5 year Project on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights.



CHSZ, as a Strategic partner Organisations of Liliane Foundation, will be launching and start the implementation of the project on Sexual Reproductive Health in Zambia. CHSZ is therefore hiring a skilled Project Manager and Advocacy/Communication Officer. The present two (02) vacanciesies of a project manager and Advocacy and Communication Officer is to help manage on behalf of CHSZ the project on capacity building in sexual and reproductive health and Rights advocacy towards marginalised youths with disabilities.

The Project is Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs through Liliane Foundation.

The consortium is composed of WEMOS (lead partner), Liliane Foundation (represented in Zambia by CHSZ), Akina Mama wa Africa (a feminist organization based in Uganda), the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians (feminists academics in Kenya), VSO and Forum for African Women

Educationalists (FAWE). FAWEZA is the project lead in Zambia. The programme will be simultaneously implemented in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Rwanda. Learning and sharing of innovations in advocacy for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) between countries will be an important aspect within the programme. Strengthening of civil society organisations and social movements will be an important methodology to reach the objectives. The TORs are for these two Positions are included above.