Guidance on procuring ox carts- MORE MAMaZ Programme, Zambia

These guidelines share tips for procurement and deployment for oxen and ox carts. MORE MAMaZ procured and deployed over a hundred Bicycle Ambulances (BAs) but in Mongu, deep sand and the frequency of flooding meant that ox carts were a more appropriate emergency transport solution.

The MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) Programme is a  partnership initiative between the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) and a consortium comprising of; Transaid, Health Partners International (HPI), Development Data, and Disacare. MORE MAMaZ is funded by Comic Relief. The programme expanded activities of the MAMaZ Programme which was implemented by HPI between 2010 and 2013 and funded by DFID. More MAMaZ began in April 2014 and ran for 30 months to the 30th of September 2016.