Corridor Economic Empowerment Project (CEEP)/ Economic Empowerment and HIV Vulnerability Reduction along Transport Corridors in Southern Africa

Project start and end date: 1st March 2011 – 31st August 2014

Donor: SIDA (Government of Sweden)

Brief project overview

CEEP is premised on the rationale that poverty in informal work settings like transport corridors and other densely populated areas exacerbate HIV and AIDS vulnerability. As such, economic empowerment, gender and HIV and AIDS interventions targeting vulnerable people in these areas, especially women, will yield positive results in prevention and mitigation. Project implementation sites are in Eastern and Lusaka provinces. CEEP is implemented through informal economy structures.


The summarised objectives of CEEP are to support policy-makers mainstream economic empowerment into national HIV and AIDS agendas and increase availability of economic and HIV and AIDS services to beneficiaries.

Expected deliverables :

1. Policy makers and stakeholders mainstream economic empowerment into gender and HIV and AIDS;
2. Economically empowered beneficiaries reduce vulnerability to HIV AND AIDS;
3. Support Structures with enhanced capacity to facilitate economic empowerment and HIV and AIDS initiatives.

Project Implementation:

This comprises policy dialogues and development, knowledge and skill transfer to beneficiaries and Support Structure capacity development

Project team members :

National Project Coordinator manages CEEP with support of ILO Lusaka Country Office and Project Management based in Pretoria, South Africa.

For Further Information please contact

Lovemore Nkhoma
National Project Coordinator
Tel: +260 211 252743