Thursday 17 November 2016

Partner School scoops award for academic excellence

 Chimhanda Primary School in Rushinga District, which is one of Save the Children’s partner schools in the education program’s I’m Learning project, has received the Ministry of primary and Secondary Education Secretary's Merit Award. The Award is given by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education  annually to one primary and one secondary school  in each province, which would have performed exceptionally well in academic work. Chimhanda Primary School received a belated award after coming first out of 694 schools in the Mashonaland Central province in the year 2014. 

Friday 7 October 2016

Regional Director visits Zimbabwe’s worst El-Nino drought affected district


Save the Children’s East and Southern Africa Regional Director David Wright, visited Siachilaba Ward in Binga District of Zimbabwe to witness the mobile cash transfer programme, currently being implemented in response to the emergency food insecurity. He was accompanied by Sarah Blin, the Country Director for  Save the Children in Zimbabwe.

Thursday 6 October 2016

Save the Children Regional Director visits baby clinic


The Regional Director for Save the Children's East and Souther Africa Region, David Wright, visited Zimbabwe’s worst drought affected district of Binga, where he among other activities observed babies being screened for malnutrition at Sebungwe Mouth community growth monitoring point. The community screening point which serves all children under five years from surrounding villages was set up and equipped with support from Save the Children.

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Health Workers Trained on Infant and Young Child Feeding


Save the Children has conducted a five day training covering growth assessments and Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling (IYCFC) for Health workers in Binga. A total of thirty nurses drawn from all Health facilities in the District participated in the training, in an effort to complement Ministry of Health and Child Care efforts to improve support to breastfeeding mothers and growth monitoring of children.


Thursday 13 August 2015

Clinic upholds patients' right to privacy

Chitsungo clinic in Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe district has sub-divided its main maternity room in response to patients' demand for privacy, in line with the Patients Charter. The development is in response to community demands made through the Health Centre Committee which was trained and supported by Save the Children.