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Garden Beneficiaries Thrilled By Roche Visit

06 January, 2018 |

There was singing, dancing, ululation, as well as whistling, as Mike Roche of Sally Foundation arrived at the newly-established Greenfields Garden in Bulawayo’s neat and orderly but impoverished Emganwini Township.

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Platform for Democracy

27 October, 2017 |

BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)’s nutritional gardens, dotted around Bulawayo, are platformsfor members to practise democracy, which is an essential element of good governance.

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New Garden Project

04 October, 2017 |

Councillor for Bulawayo’s Ward 26, which covers Emganwini Township, says he is excited about the newly-established Emganwini project The nutritional garden, now known as Greenfields, is supported by the Zimbabwe Development Trust (ZDDT) with funding from the Direct Aid Programme, GDG and Sally Foundation both of Australia.

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Garden Beneficiaries Thrilled By Roche Visit

06 January, 2018 |

There was singing, dancing, ululation, as well as whistling, as Mike Roche of Sally Foundation arrived at the newly-established Greenfields Garden in Bulawayo’s neat and orderly but impoverished Emganwini Township.

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ZDDT Commended

13 October, 2017 |

Councillor for Bulawayo’s Ward 28, which covers Cowdray Park Township, Collet Ndlovu, has commended the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)’s monthly Business Social Credit Scheme (BSCS) as a step in the right direction.

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Elderly Nkulumane Women Benefit

16 August, 2017 |

Two elderly women, Sana Nyoni, 99, and Irene Matafeni, 76, both of Nkulumane, are the latest beneficiaries of the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)’s Business Social Credit Scheme (BSCS).

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Sizinda Garden Commercialisation

16 August, 2017 |

On August 4, the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT), officially launched the commercialisation component of the Sizinda Community Garden, a development aimed at increasing income for beneficiaries.

Stars of Zimbabwe

Stars of Zimbabwe

Stars of Zimbabwe: Helping the Needy Has Always Been Within Me – Yona Mpofu

04 March, 2017 |

“Helping the needy, especially orphans and vulnerable members of the community, has always been within me as the chief orphan myself.”

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One on One with the Servant of Bulawayo

23 June, 2014 |

by Chrispen Tabavura, ZDDT Field Correspondent Above: Ald Mabaleka at a ZDDT community graduation ceremony. Bulawayo, Zimbabwe: Describing Israel Mabaleka’s work and service will need almost three months, and that will not do any justice to readers nor Mr. Mabaleka.

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“Community Before Self” – Polyana Mahlangu

10 April, 2014 |

By Ntando Sibanda - ZDDT Field Reporter Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Born to a Christian family in Ezimnyama (Matabeleland South), in 1926, Mrs Polyanna Mahlangu grew up with a strong sense of family and service to the community.

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Denny Munetsi: Gweru's Outstanding Community Member

03 September, 2012 |

Denny spearheads ZDDT's Urban Greening Initiative, The Local authority Capacity Building Programme, Nutritional Gardens and Cleaning and Anti-Litter Campaigns in Gweru.

ZDDT Appeal: Bulawayo youth group looks to boost community by restoring children's playgrounds

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BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – A group of young volunteers, working from their small office in Gwabalanda Central, Ward 15, continue to demonstrate their commitment towards improving living conditions in their area.

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ZDDT Appeal Update: Determination bridges the gaps at vulnerable childrens feeding scheme

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BULAWAYO – Proceedings at the Burombo Feeding Scheme for vulnerable children have continued quietly, until lately when the responsible committee began receiving a flurry of enquiries about possible assistance.

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ZDDT Appeal: Assisting the vulnerable children of Gweru

  • Written by Lewis Jones, ZDDT Field Correspondent
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GWERU, Zimbabwe – Faith based organisation, The Alois Haene Memorial Centre (AHMC), situated in Gweru’s CBD, was established and is run by the Roman Catholic religious congregation, Sisters of the Child Jesus. The Centre bears the name of a former Bishop of Gweru Diocese, who incidentally is also founder of the Congregation that administers AHMC.

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