LuWSI Partners

Action for Water


Action for Water (AfW) is a Zambian non-profit organisation where water and development experts take action and advocate for better water resources management. Its vision is a water secure Zambia where water is managed equitably and sustainably for human well-being and socio-economic development. Action for Water is a LuWSI partner that supports and advocates for flexible, effective and innovative water governance and management.


BORDA Zambia

The Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association Zambia (BORDA Zambia) is a Zambian civil society organisation specialised in the fields of sustainable environmental protection through development of integrative sanitation solutions in solid waste management, wastewater treatment, faecal sludge management and capacity building in operations, maintenance and management of sanitation projects. The organisation’s activities extend to all levels of interventions of fostering sustainable and attentive handling of natural resources, securing basic human rights and making neighbourhoods more liveable by strengthening social structures, developing and implementing on-site innovative approaches in order to promote project ownership thereby contribute towards the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).

Coca Cola Beverages Africa

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is the  eighth largest Coca-Cola bottling partner worldwide and the biggest on the African continent serving 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. CCBA is leading the way as a responsible business in Africa by focusing on accelerating growth and social development in thier value chain and making clear commitments on waste, energy, water and land use.

Drillers Association In Zambia


Drillers Association of Zambia is a consortium that represents the interests of drilling companies. There are over 300 registered drilling companies in Zambia which has led to very high competition. Hence the need for an association that can make sure that drilling companies adhere to the groundwater regulations and provisions of the Water Resources Management Act which was adopted in 2011. DAZ also provides Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) with monitoring data so as to analyse the groundwater situation.


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is the implementing agency of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and has been working in Zambia since 1966. GIZ has been involved in LuWSI from its inception supporting in the implementation of projects and the running of the secretariat.

Habitat for Humanity Zambia

Habitat for Humanity Zambia is a Non-Profit, Non-Governmental Housing Organization whose mandate is to enable the low income families in Zambia access decent and affordable shelter. Habitat Zambia runs a number of programs to address the housing, water and sanitation needs in the country which include construction of housing for the vulnerable in society and installation of boreholes and water kiosks

Lusaka Water And Sewerage Company

Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) is a Commercial Water Utility providing water and sanitation services to Lusaka Province. The Company was established in 1988 under the Companies Act and commenced operations in 1990. LWSC aims to provide quality water and sanitation services at a commercially and environmentally sustainable level to the delight of customers and other stakeholders. LWSC is involved in the Wellfield Protection Projects and the Education and Awareness campaign being done under LuWSI.

Lusaka City Council

Lusaka City Council (LCC) is a corporate body and agent of central government that provides services to residents of Lusaka city under the Local Government Act CAP 281 of 1991. LCC provides services in order to improve the quality of life for residents, workers, visitors or business owners in the City of Lusaka. LCC is a LuWSI partner that is committed to water security.

National Water Supply and Sanitation Council

The National Water Supply and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) was established by the Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 28 of 1997, to regulate water providers for efficiency and sustainability of water supply and sanitation service provision. NWASCO has a role of ensuring safe, affordable and sustainable water supply and sanitation services for all. As a LuWSI partner, NWASCO is hosting the LuWSI secretariat and is involved in all LuWSI Projects.


Natural Valley Limited

Natural Valley Ltd is a bottled water manufacturer and distributor. It was established in 2000, with the aim of providing an exceptional hydration and refreshment experience through its bottled water. It is the producer of the renowned bottled water MANZIVALLEY® which was one of the first bottled water products in Zambia and is the leading product on the Zambian bottle water market. Natural Valley Ltd is committed to be a financially successful company that is a premier provider of highest quality products and services, with a commitment to total customer satisfaction and contribution towards improvement of our society and environment


The Zambia NGO WASH FORUM is a membership network of NGOs and CSOs working in water, sanitation and hygiene in Zambia. Since its inception in 2007, the Forum’s mandate has been to influence and support improved and sustainable service delivery of water, sanitation and hygiene facilities through advocacy and strengthening civil society participation and coordination. The Zambia NGO WASH Forum seeks to influence and support improved performance of the water and sanitation sector for equitable and sustainable service delivery in Zambia.



Oxfam has been active in Zambia since the early 1980s and its goal is to reduce poverty and inequality by transforming Zambia’s growth model in favour of people living in poverty and significantly advance women’s rights. Working with partners and stakeholders through networks Oxfam in Zambia direction for work is set in four domains of change; Agriculture, Resource Governance, Women’s Rights and Humanitarian preparedness and response.

Plant A Million Zambia

Plant A Million Zambia is an organisation tackling deforestation and climate change by planting trees and fighting poverty through economic empowerment of communities. The work pillars are centred around the 3Es: 1. Education – change starts with knowledge 2. Economy - value chains around plants, and 3. Ecology - water protection for living, drinking, agriculture, and energy). The mission is greening Zambia and leaving a lasting impact for our future our children and youth.

People’s Process on Housing and Poverty in Zambia

People’s Process on Housing and Poverty in Zambia (PPHPZ) was established in 2005 to support the work of the Zambia Homeless and Poor People’s Federation (ZHPPF); a grassroots movement of people living in informal settlements. The PPHPZ-ZHPPF alliance strives to empower grassroots communities have access to decent and affordable land, housing, basic services including water and sanitation and promote sustainable livelhoods. Through its work, the alliance has supported over 1,000 households gain access to decent and affordable water and sanitation services through its community-led water and sanitation interventions.


ROCKBlue is a South African Based non –profit organization registered in the United States and South Africa. They focus on the provision of water and sanitation in large population centers of the developing world and making a serious contribution to SDG 6. They are currently working in five countries, with 18 towns/cities. ROCKBlue provides management-level advisory and mentorship support to their partners.

Sunshine Group Zambia

Sunshine Group Zambia (SGZ) dreams of zero waste towns and cities throughout Zambia. The vision of Sunshine group Zambia is to Create Zero Waste Living Spaces throughout Zambia by 2030 and targets to hit 100 000kgs of recyclable waste. SGZ hopes to create a platform that seeks to bring together government, academics, scientists, sector experts and youths to discuss environmental sustainability mainstreaming as a solution to land degradation, improved solid waste management and climate change, in the context of 7NDP and 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. SGZ is managing solid waste in the Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show Society grounds as part of their research work to improve the waste management sector. SGZ plans on ensuring that solid waste particularly plastic waste (PET, HDPE and LDPE) is not burnt or taken to Chunga damp site through the point gen waste sorting program (Waste Transfer Stations). SGZ major objectives are: to ensure recyclable waste DOES NOT end up at the Chunga Dump Site or burnt; Promote the best practices of sustainable solid waste management and Bridge the existing gaps in the solid waste management sector

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is the leading conservation organization working in Zambia and in more than 70 countries to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. TNC envisions a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake and its ability to fulfil our needs and enrich our lives. TNC has collaborated with LuWSI to promote water security in Lusaka.

The University of Zambia

The University of Zambia (UNZA) is the oldest and largest university in Zambia. LuWSI has collaborated with UNZA through the Integrated Water Resources Management Unit and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. The Department is part of the multidisciplinary Future Resilience in Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) project. It is through UNZA that LuWSI is linked to FRACTAL. UNZA as a LuWSI partner is involved in knowledge management and capacity building.

United Nations Children's Fund

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) programme that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. UNICEF defends the rights of every child across the globe. UNICEF is a LuWSI partner that is concerned about limited access to water and sanitation facilities by children. The rights of children are being disregarded when they have the colossal task of collecting water, which is a high cost with far reaching effects on them. This is because water collection can take time away from their education and sometimes even prevent their attending school altogether. When the children do attend school, water and sanitation facilities are often poor. A lack of access to clean and safe water leads to diseases like diarrhoea and cholera, among others. The task of collecting water can also affect the health of the whole family and particularly of children. When water is collected from a safe source, the fact that it has to be transported and stored increases the risk of faecal contamination by the time it is consumed.

Village Water Zambia


Village Water Zambia is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that centres on water, sanitation, health and livelihoods in the rural and peri-urban communities and schools in Zambia. Village Water Zambia is a LuWSI partner that seeks to make safe water accessible to poor people by facilitating and increasing access to reliable, safe, clean, drinking water supply and sanitation facilities

WaterAid Zambia

WaterAid is an international independent organisation dedicated exclusively to the provision of safe domestic water supply, sanitation and hygiene education to the world's poorest. WaterAid works with their partners to realise their vision of a world where everyone has access to these basic human rights. These basic human rights underpin health, education and livelihoods and form the first, essential step in overcoming poverty. WaterAid works with local partners, who understand local issues, and provide them with the skills and support to help communities set up and manage practical and sustainable projects that meet their real needs. WaterAid also works locally and internationally to influence policy and practice and ensure water and sanitation's vital role in reducing poverty is recognised.


Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor is an organisation working in Zambia with water companies, service providers and governing bodies to improve access to safe water and sanitation for urban communities. WSUP's goal is to mobilise more resources that will benefit residents in the lowest-income urban areas. This includes public and private investment and improving the targeting and effectiveness of large-scale investment by international organisations

Water and Sanitation Association of Zambia

The Water and Sanitation Association of Zambia (WASAZA) was established IN 1999 with the vision of achieving a well-managed and efficient water and sanitation sector with competent water professionals and researchers. WASAZA has played a pivotal role in advocating for the development, effective management and scale-up of water and sanitation technologies in urban, peri-urban, and rural communities of Zambia. WASAZA is a LuWSI Partner who aims to be a pioneer in enhancing capacity in the water sector through training, collaboration, networking, and research.

Women for Change


Women for Change (WfC) is a Zambian gender-focused non-governmental organisation (NGO) which works with rural communities, especially women and children in order to contribute towards sustainable development. WfC is a LuWSI partner that sees the need to improve the quality of life for women and girls and so demand that they have their basic rights such as access to adequate clean water

World Wide Fund for Nature

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Zambia was established in 1962 to support conservation of natural resources in Zambia. WWF has a vision to secure the environment, natural resources and biodiversity in Zambia and ensure sustainable management of these for people and nature. Thus they have collaborated with LuWSI in their mission to conserve Zambia's biodiversity upon which the nation's economy and livelihoods largely depend


Zambia Environmental Management Agency


Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) is an independent environmental regulator and coordinating agency, established through an Act of Parliament, the Environmental Management Act no 12 of 2011. It is mandated to do all such things as are necessary to protect the environment and control pollution, so as to provide for the health and welfare of persons, animals, plants and the environment.

Zambian Breweries Plc

Zambian Breweries Plc produces clear beers such as Mosi, Castle, Carling Black Label and Eagle as well as the Coca-Cola brands. ZB is a LuWSI partner that is committed to the protection of nature, demonstrated by its preservation of the Itawa Springs in Ndola. ZB is also working to create a Better World through its Manja Pamodzi initiative to clean up packaging waste in Lusaka, partnering with LuWSI, Lusaka City Council, Millennium Challenge Account, ZEMA and others.

Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM)

Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM)is a business association which represents the interests of the entire manufacturing sector and other related economic and/or production sectors in Zambia. It was established with the view to foster dialogue and relations between the Manufacturers and the Government so as to increase industrial intensity in Zambia. ZAM's major objective is to promote the manufacturing sector through policy advocacy, dialogue, lobbying and technology upgrading of the production process as a way of improving productivity and competitiveness in the industry.

Zambia Institute of Mass Communication

The Zambia institute of Mass Communication (ZAMCOM) is an independent professional media training institute that provides excellent communication and media professional standards and skills. ZAMCOM effectively uses the media and renders support for the realization of national, cultural, economic, social and political development goals including access to adequate safe water. ZAMCOM has trained a group of journalists, the WASHE Network, who have the right skills and knowledge to report efficiently on issues in the water sector.

Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry


The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) represent several thousand businesses in the country in various sizes and sectors. ZACCI offers a range of services to its members and represents private sector interests in continuous dialogue with government for the benefit of Zambia’s business community as a whole. As a partner of LuWSI, ZACCI co-hosts the Zambia National Water Stewardship Award.

Zambia WASHE Advocacy Network

The Zambia WASHE Advocacy Network is Non-Governmental Organization implementing Water Sanitation and Hygiene Education in Zambia. Since its inception in 2013, ZAWN has been implementing Hygiene Promotion activities in schools and Rural/Urban Communities to improve Sanitation and Hygiene behavior Change among Communities; this has been done through advocacy and strengthening Community Engagement in Hygiene Promotion and fully participate. The Zambia WASHE Advocacy Network, intend to support improved Water Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion by 2030 agenda in Zambia and beyond.

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