Health & Nutrition

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.

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Continuing the Fight Against COVID-19

Thousands of people in Kariba district are estimated to have benefitted from Save the Children’s road campaign against COVID-19. The campaign supported by USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance was conducted during a period the district witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths leading to the Government of Zimbabwe announcing a two week localized lockdown for the district.