Health & Nutrition

Tuesday 25 June 2024

Supporting Mothers to Fight Malnutrition

SavetheChildren/2024/CynthiaChimbundeThe crisp morning air of Bulilima, Zimbabwe, nips at Siyabonga's cheeks as she hurries down the dusty path, to meet other mothers for their regular meetings. Her 14-month-old daughter sleeps soundly on her back, as she gently sings for her. Motherhood at 19 felt like a whirlwind: the responsibility, the constant questions – Siyabonga often felt lost.

" I didn't know much," she reflects, "things that could have made my child sick."

Monday 28 August 2023

Transforming Communities Through Improving Access to Safe and Clean Water

SavetheChildren/2023/CynthiaChimbundeWinnele lives with her seven children and husband, in a remote village nestled within the hot and arid Beitbridge district of Zimbabwe bordering Zimbabwe and South Africa. She knows too well the struggle of not having access to clean water.

Tuesday 1 August 2023

From Water Crisis to Abundance at Dendele School

SavetheChildren/2023/CynthiaChimbundeIn a remote, arid rural community located in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe, life has taken a remarkable turn for the better for the learners and teachers at Dendele Primary School. For years, the school faced a grave challenge- severe lack of clean and safe water. Like her peers, Flora (12) faced immense challenges due to the lack of access to clean water at her school.

Thursday 1 June 2023

Taking an Innovative Approach towards Improved Public Health in Zimbabwe


Save the Children through financial support from Unilever implemented the Hygiene Behaviour Change Coalition 2 project aiming to contribute to the prevention and mitigation of COVID-19 transmission in Zimbabwe. Among other initiatives, the project strengthened the capacity of health workers to effectively deal with public health emergencies like COVID-19.

Monday 12 September 2022

Save the Children supports Government's Measles Vaccination Blitz

Save the Children is providing the Government with logistical support to conduct supplementary immunization activities in the remote parts of Chimanimani, Binga, Matobo, Beitbridge, Gwanda, Insiza and Kariba districts.