LATEST NEWS AND EVENTS
Girls are a driving force for change!…Breaking gender norms These three young mothers Tashinga, Delight, and Blessing are some of the adolescents who got a second chance under the Mavambo Children Vana (MCV) USAID-funded skills development program! They are breaking gender norms, learning trades dominated by men in Zimbabwe. They now earn a living through the construction skills they...
“FMP opened my eyes!”The Families Matter! Program (FMP) being is implemented by Mavambo Orphan Care in Goromonzi and Harare districts. The program is designed to help parents overcome common parent-child communication barriers – such as embarrassment and lack of knowledge, skills and confidence – and to enhance parenting skills. FMP seeks to delay sexual debut and...
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Who We Are
Mavambo Orphan Care (MOC) is a local non-governmental organization established in 2001 in Zimbabwe with a mission of empowering children to develop their maximum potential by capacitating them to become socially adjusted, self-sustaining, healthy responsible citizens.
MOC operates in Harare, Goromonzi, and Chitungwiza districts. Currently, the organization is funded by USAID, CeSHARR, Mary’s Meals, Steven Lewis Foundation (SLF), CAFOD, Porticus, and Misean Cara. MOC provides Education Support, Birth registration support, Post GBV Emergency Services- Referral, Nutritional Supplements, HIV Adherence Support (Children), HTS (HIV Risk Assessment and Referral), Psychosocial support, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Support Groups for CLHIV, Child Protection services, Counselling & HIV Disclosure Support, Community Apprenticeship (Life skills), and Economic strengthening to OVC Caregivers.
MOC operates an Accelerated Literacy and Learning program at Mavambo Learning Centre (MLC). This is a fast-track educational program for OVC who are between 8 and 12 years of age who have never been to school. The program prepares children for entry into the formal school system. Mavambo Orphan Care achieves program ownership and comprehensive support by working with government line Ministries, local authority, partner organizations, and community volunteers for identification of the beneficiaries, home visits as well as monitoring.