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Monday 30 September 2019

Safeguarding lives of mothers and their babies

Save the Children has been supporting health facilities in Chipinge and Chimanimani Districts of Zimbabwe through providing food, beds, blankets for use by mothers at the Waiting Mothers Shelters.

Thursday 5 September 2019

NGO Games 2019 - "Together for Better Lives"

With the Cyclone Idai that struck Zimbabwe in Chimanimani and Chipinge early this year, most Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have been on their toes assisting communities that were affected by this disaster. To cool-off from a such busy schedule, more than 20 organizations including Save the Children came together for the 2019 NGO games which were held on Saturday at Barclays Sports Club in Harare. All present organisations competed against each other in various sporting disciplines which include Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Netball, Basketball and Pool.

Wednesday 3 July 2019

School intensifies disaster preparedness

“Some time last year we had two terrible disasters. One of our grade one learners was knocked down by a car on her way to school, while crossing the busy Beitbridge to Gwanda road. Fortunately, the girl had minor injuries and was rushed to hospital and she survived,” says Edson Ncengani the Headmaster at Malala Primary School in Beitbridge District.

Saturday 15 June 2019

Cash transfer program brings smiles to Binga Community

 

By Rutendo Singadi

AFTER years of experiencing food insecurity caused by drought and climate change, Save the Children has brought smiles and hope to the people of Binga District in Zimbabwe. 

The organisation is implementing a cash transfer programme that is meant to help the community to buy basic food commodities like mealie meal and cooking oil. Each household receives a minimum of US$9.00 per person in cash, and the maximum amount for each family is $45 (USD) per month. 

Tuesday 7 May 2019

91 000 children’s learning and wellbeing affected by Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe

As schools open for the second term across Zimbabwe, at least 91 000 children’s learning and wellbeing was affected by Cyclone Idai, according to the Education Cluster’s Rapid Joint Education Needs Assessment Report released on 6 May. The assessment was conducted by Education Cluster partners who include Save the Children, Plan International, Care, World Vision International and UNICEF.

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