Household Economic Strengthening Service

Youth Vocational Skills Training; MOC will partner with community-based artisans to offer theoretical and practical vocation training to youth to gain skills for sustainable livelihoods. Youth will assess their own strengths, weaknesses, presenting opportunities and threats (SWOT) in their communities to inform their choice of vocation. They will gain skills in different aspects…

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“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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The benefits of cultivating curiosity in students

Mavambo Learning Centre (MLC) is an informal acceleration learning centre, which offers accelerated literacy and numeracy education program to illiterate orphan and vulnerable. Accelerated literacy and numeracy education program is a fast track program that has to be as diversified as possible to quickly obtain the much needed positive results such that the…

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“No one wanted him! But now he lives happily positive”

    The Families Matter! Programme (FMP) is a community-based to promote positive parenting practices and effective parent-child communication. FMP recognizes that many parents may need support to effectively convey their values and expectations about adolescence sexual behaviour and to communicate important issues about HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), teenage pregnancy,…

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Mavambo works toward a healthy community

Mavambo Orphan Care’s vision is to establish a healthy self-sustaining community for all children thus empowering children to develop their maximum potential to become socially adjusted, self-sustaining, healthy responsible citizens. Mavambo Orphan Care invests in efforts to improve health of vulnerable children. The first 24 months of life technically denotes the infancy period….

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Grateful for Education support

Educational opportunities can help to promote long-lasting, inclusive economic growth and social cohesion. Successful education and skills policies can empower individuals to reach their maximum potential and enjoy the fruits of their labour, regardless of their circumstances at birth. When one has access to the basic education, one can, therefore, be considered to…

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Stability is Vital

Mavambo Orphan Care (MOC)’s Internal Savings and Lending (ISAL) groups are heavily beneficial as development schemes; ensuring those involved have absolute control over each aspect of their group, as they are the individuals responsible for creating and deciding upon their constitution. The ISAL also works as a safe, affordable and trustworthy means of…

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Mavambo supports 234 youths in Vocational skills

MOC Institutional Director handing a certificate to one of the Vocational Skills Development graduates at Silveira House Mavambo Orphan Care (MOC) supported 234 youths in vocational skills training during FY18. The 234 youths who are MOC’s beneficiaries, were placed in different institutions namely Young Africa Chitungwiza and Epworth with 90 students, Msasa Industrial…

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Now that I know my status, I take better care of myself

Viral load is the term used to describe the amount of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in blood. The more HIV there is in blood (and therefore the higher the viral load), the faster CD4 cell count will fall, thus greater your risk of becoming ill. If there is so little HIV in blood…

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RIGHT TO LIFE

It is every child’s right to have their existence recorded and accounted for, to get an identity and to have that identity registered. Giving a child a name is essentially introducing them to the world and it is necessary to formalise this introduction through birth registration. There are many children and adults living…

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Mavambo techno park: to promote sustainability

  Concepts like “innovation”, “competition”, “entrepreneurship” are the 21st century building blocks of production. Mavambo Orphan Care (MOC) has come up with a new technology-based concept – dubbed Technopark – aimed at promoting and enhancing the institution’s skills development program. The Techno-park Model is a low-cost factory incubator, characterised by an integrated business mock-up…

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