BBC Click program visits Macha
The BBC Click team has visited Macha and Chikanta. In the program they show the impact that internet connectivity has within rural communities. They spent specific attention to the capabilities of LinkNet to raise enough local income to sustain the business.
Electricity for Habulile Basic School
The Dutch Global Durability Fund donates 10.000 euro for a local bio-gas generator for the Habulile primary school in Chikanta. Chikanta is based at 40 kilometer from the national electricitygrid in Zambia and the generator offers access to lightning and internet connectivity.
Care House opens the doors
The new Care House is ready and will offer transitional care to Aids patients that are dismissed from the hospital. These patients are often not ready to live the disciplined life back home. The professionals coordinate the transition back home with health professionals around the hospital.
Huisman Foundation sponsors Jatropha project
The Jatropha outreach project will provide 30 famers around Macha with sufficient Jatropha seeds to grow sufficient bio oil themselves. Huisman Foundation supports outreach project with 15.000 euro.