USD $500,000 approved
PoCs in Zambia have limited rights such as access to land/freedom of movement, additionally, it is difficult to apply for permits and the costs are prohibitive. The issue of opening accounts is currently being introduced and discussions are underway. Refugees can however, save money through their mobile phones. For refugees, farming is the best employment opportunity. The agricultural industry at 60% of employment is currently the sector employing the most refugees in the country with maze being the primary crop of choice (ILO). Additionally, for refugees in urban contexts within the country, the main form of livelihoods consists of micro businesses, buying and selling, mostly in the informal sector with a few working in the transportation industry. Currently, Caritas CR along with Trickle Up and Self Help Africa (SHA) are implementing GA programs in the country.
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