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.
A healthy self-sustaining community for all children
Empowering children to develop their maximum potential to become socially adjusted, self-sustaining, healthy responsible citizens.
- Non- discrimination