Community based emergency transport systems- MORE MAMaZ Programme, Zambia

This technical brief outlines the strategy, policy implications, results and lessons learned from the implementation of an Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in rural Zambia to improve access to maternal health services in the...

Emergency transport in Nigeria

Transaid’s project manager, Silvia Poggioli, spoke about the challenges of replicating emergency transport schemes across Nigeria during an event in Abuja. Silvia’s presentation was part of Accelerating the attainment of...

Designing a referral scheme for maternal health in Kenya

In March 2015, Transaid was asked to provide technical support to the MANI project (Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement project in Bungoma County, Kenya) to assess transport barriers to maternal health services as well...

H16. Rural Assessment for a Community-based ETS that uses an existing transport provider

This questionnaire was originally used in Uganda as part of a project which engaged local motorcycle taxi riders as emergency transport providers for pregnant women giving birth and/or attending antenatal care. This...

National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Nigeria

Transaid are working closely with the NURTW in Nigeria on the Emergency Transport Scheme. NURTW is a union of taxi drivers and, as part of the ETS, some of the drivers volunteer to become ETS drivers which means that they...

Transaid’s 25th Anniversary year in review

Throughout Transaid’s silver jubilee year, we have continued to transform lives through safe, available and sustainable transport. It has been a year to celebrate the unique partnerships that we have forged over the last 25...

Transaid’s 2023 Christmas Appeal

Transaid's 2022 Christmas Appeal achieved remarkable success, surpassing our target of £35,000 to raise an impressive sum of £37,800.  As always, we received an incredibly positive response from both our corporate supporters...

Transaid’s 2022 Christmas Appeal

Last year’s Christmas Appeal was our most successful yet, beating our £35,000 target by over £1,000 to raise an incredible £36,105. We were humbled at the overwhelmingly positive response shown by both corporate supporters...

International Women’s Day: celebrating women in leadership

To mark International Women's Day, we're shining the spotlight on some of the women working on our programmes. This year's theme is: women in leadership: achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world. The topic resonates...

BigChange makes it to Madagascar to raise £1,500

Our corporate partners BigChange started 2021 by completing their Big Adventure challenge, raising £1,500 for Transaid in the process. On the 1st January, the Big Adventure team collectively covered just over 10,000 miles...

MAM at Scale’s Bernard Mpande and Sebastian Simpasa are the first winners of the Victor Simfukwe Award

On 9th December we held our annual Showcase to share the past year’s achievements with supporters and partners. The online event also saw us announce the winners of the inaugural Victor Simfukwe Award, created in memory of...

Join our webinar: 10th November, 10:00 GMT

Improving access to health in Nigeria through Emergency Transport Schemes With social distancing keeping us apart, it is even more important to connect with one another. We are excited to share with you some of...