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Thursday 29 April 2021

Helping children with disabilities reach their full potential

Vimbai Jiri *16, from Chimanimani Zimbabwe was born with a deformed left hand. She recently received a trans radial hand from Save the Children and Leonard Cheshire Disability Trust. This is part of the disability support activities which seek to create equal learning opportunities for children with disabilities through provision of assistive devices under the Global Partnership for Education funded education programme.

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Village Health Workers hail COVID-19 trainings

illage Health Workers (VHWs) continue to play a key role in strengthening health systems in Zimbabwe. To build up their capacity to raise awareness on COVID-19 in their communities, Save the Children in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care have been conducting COVID-19 trainings for VHWs in Matobo, Beitbridge, Mbire, Chimanimani and Chipinge districts of Zimbabwe. This is part of COVID-19 prevention, response and mitigation activities under the ECHO funded Safe Multipurpose Assistance to Communities in Crises (SMACC) project being implemented by Save the Children and International Rescue Committee in five districts of Zimbabwe.

Tuesday 27 April 2021

"Jab to beat Corona!" SC Zim Country Director advises

“Jab to beat Corona!” Save the Children Country Director, Heather Kerr advises Save the Children staff and members of the public to get vaccinated as a measure of protecting themselves and others from COVID-19. She recently received two jabs of the Sinopharm vaccine at Wilkins hospital in Harare. Read Q & A session with her as she shares her vaccination experience and her thoughts on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Tuesday 20 April 2021

Cash Transfers: A Life-line for Food Insecure Families

Wendy’s family is among 23715 vulnerable and food insecure families benefiting from ECHO funded Safe Multipurpose Assistance to Communities in Crises project which is being implemented by Save the Children and International Rescue Committee in five districts of Zimbabwe. Every month, they receive USD65 which enables them to buy basic food commodities.

Friday 16 April 2021

Improving Lives through Cash Transfers

Sisters Nokwanda (10) and Khanyisiwe (4) are happy girls, as they are well fed and are able to have three meals each day. They are grateful for the USD65 that has been coming through their grandmother’s mobile wallet each month since September 2020. The mobile cash transfers have helped their 71-year –old Margaret to buy enough food, for their family throughout the peak hunger period.

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