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Empower a community Empower a girl!

Meet Linda Chigondo (17) from Chibvuti Goromonzi. She was born in a family of 3 (2 girls and a boy). Linda did her secondary education at Chabwino High school in Goromonzi District. Upon completing her Ordinary Level where she only passed one subject out of the five registered. Her household was privileged to…

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Takunda conquers her past in drug and substance abuse

Drug and substance abuse is proving to be a menace among the youth and young people in Zimbabwe as the plague gets exacerbated by poverty, unemployment and stress caused by family and social challenges. The spate is growing more in urban areas where the wave is spilling into schools putting the future of…

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Mavambo Trust’s Intervention Changes Landscape for Orphans

    Lovemore Jimu (17) is a double orphan whose parents died from AIDS related illnesses. Currently, he is doing Form 3 at Tafara 1 High in Harare. His mother died in 2008 and his father re-married another and died in 2014. His father died shortly after Lovemore was enrolled at Mavambo Learning…

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Determination and Endurance key attributes to success

When I settled in Goromonzi I had a series of challenges which resulted in my peace of mind being greatly affected,” said  Emma Nyatsambo describing her story.   Emma Nyatsambo is a 49-year-old woman from the Yaufeli Village Goromonzi. When she moved to Goromonzi with her family she was offered accommodation at a…

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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…

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