Jacana trains small African Entrepreneurs

in business, financial and marketing skills.


Jacana creates Role models

Entrepreneurs are visible and escape poverty on their own.


Jacana provides free training materials

Entrepreneurs are visible and escape poverty on their own.


Our work is based on Strength

Entrepreneurs are visible and escape poverty on their own.



Simple, Market based, Affordable and Repairable Technologies


Jacana trains Pump production

using local materials.

Water users

Training the local private sector in

Simple, Market based, Affordable, and Repairable Technologies

We train and guide small scale Zambian entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs for Water

who make Simple, Market based, Affordable, and Repairable Technoligies (SMART) that provide water.

Water for Entrepreneurs

who use water in their business.

Follow the work of Entrepreneurs for Water

See how they provide services to partly sponsored programmes and fully paying customers (Self-supply).


Lieve Sinterklaas,

Lieve Sinterklaas, Nog even snel een kado kopen?Zonder naar de winkel te lopen? Regel het hier on-lijn,zonder dat er extra kosten zijn. Steun de mensen op ' t Afrikaanse continent,terwijl u vriend en familie verwend. Het kado is op tijd,en een Zambiaans...

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SMART symposium 13-16 Nov.

SMART symposium Simple, Market-based, Affordable, Repairable, Technologies. A practical approach to reach SDG 1, 2, 3, 6 and 8 November 13 to 16, 2018 in Mzuzu, Malawi SMART stands for Simple, Market-based, Affordable and Repairable...

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Jacana SMART Centre at WEDC 2018

What can we learn from this picture? Jacana SMART Centre Zambia presented “Boosting rural economies and creating sustainable water supplies for the most difficult to reach.” at 41st WEDC International Conference, Egerton University, Nakuru, Kenya, paper...

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