Background

Mavambo Orphan Care (MOC) is a local non- governmental organisation 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 organisation 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 formal school system. Mavambo Orphan Care achieves programme ownership and comprehensive support by working with government line Ministries, local authority, partner organisations and community volunteers for identification of the beneficiaries, home visits as well as monitoring.

Vision

A healthy self-sustaining community for all children

Mission

Empowering children to develop their maximum potential to become socially adjusted, self-sustaining, healthy responsible citizens.

 Values

  1. Accountable
  2. Commitment
  3. Innovation
  4. Non- discrimination
  5. Respect
  6. Teamwork
  7. Transparency
  8. Integrity
  9. Responsiveness