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A day in a life of Waste Collectors at Lusaka and Ndola dumpsites

Imagine your workplace having smoke from the burning trash and dusty sandy storms bashing you for more than 8 hours in a day. On top of it, you must scavenge through waste bags with leftover food,…  


A Search For Local Innovations In The Context Of COVID-19

The Accelerator Lab (AccLab) Zambia team in keeping with their mandate to test and scale up new solutions to global challenges; and seeking to engage diverse range of partners dived deep during the…  


Scaling our Interventions to Mask up the Vulnerable Communities

What we imagined to be unlikely within one year of establishing the Zambia Accelerator Lab (AccLab), came to pass from unforeseen circumstances. It was unanticipated, happening sooner than expected…  


Can Collective Intelligence contribute to sustainable waste management? Insights from Lilanda township, Lusaka.

The Accelerator Lab (AccLab) team in Zambia embarked on the waste management challenge with enthusiasm. Even before attending the Nesta led Collective Intelligence Design Studio, the team was already…  


Using COVID19 Crisis to Establish Safe Model Markets for Communities

This blog is the first part of a 3 blog series that will be looking at the AccLab Zambia’s activities from exploring the issue, finding solutions, building partnerships and experimenting to…  

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