Zambulance

Disacare and Jessica Vechakul

Product description Brand name and product description

The Zambulance is a locally built ambulance trailer based on an open-source design that can be attached to any bicycle or motorcycle.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Regions targeted for distribution include: Uganda, Zambia, Congo, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Distributors include: Zambikes and Disacare, a Zambian NGO led and operated by Zambians with disabilities. Disacare has produced over 200 Zambulances, and is continuing to design. Nonprofits in Namibia, Malawi, Madagascar, and other countries are also modifying and using the design.

Implementers include: Transaid, World Vision, USAID Plan, Malaria Consortium, Catholic Relief Services, Samaritans Purse, Care International, Africare, Willow Creek Church, Rolling Hills Covenant Church, Solon Foundation, and many other organizations.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$1,000 USD donation supports the shipping, delivery, on-site training, follow-up visits, and basic tool kit of a Zambulance.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Traditional Ambulance service, PROTECT Taxi Service

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal #3: Good Health and Well-Being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individual operators servicing families and households in remote villages in which the nearest clinic or medical facility is 3-10 miles away.

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