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Kirimuva Gardens: "A Place of Refuge"

15 November, 2019 |

An esteemed Japanese think tank once said, “Cares melt when you kneel in your garden.” While this might or might not be the case for gardeners at the ZDDT funded Kirimuva nutritional garden, what they unequivocally stated was that worrying about the welfare of their vegetables was now a thing of the past.

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New Dawn at Sizinda Community Gardens

07 August, 2019 |

Gardeners of Sizinda community garden have elected a new committee which is will run the affairs of the garden for the next 12months.

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Emganwini’s Green Field Garden “an Oasis of New life”

29 July, 2019 |

Statistics released by Famine Early Warning Systems show that at least 37% of the urban populace in Zimbabwe require food aid and this dire situation means that about 1.7 million people in urban areas will go hungry.

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Philanthropy that Touches Lives

14 October, 2019 |

Councillor Donaldson Mabuto loads a special chair into the boot of the car and we drive to a house just a few blocks away from his.

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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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ZDDT Honours Star of Zimbabwe

02 April, 2019 |

The Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT) recently honoured outstanding community volunteer, Mpopoma’s Moses Dube, as a Star of Zimbabwe.

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Star of Zim: Moses Dube, a Man Fond of Working for the Community

11 February, 2019 |

While many people may demand payment for community service, that is not the case with a Bulawayo man who has worked so unselfishly and tirelessly with the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT) for over a decade now.

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Star of Zim: MaTshabalala, a Rare Breed

22 June, 2018 |

“In life when you die you should leave behind a difference in your community, country or world; you must create a good difference, not a bad one,” these are the words of Patricia Tshabalala of Mpopoma.

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Star of Zim - Bhila Inspired to Change Lives

26 February, 2018 |

After surviving the HIV virus in 2003, when her CD4 count had dropped to one, Senzeni Bhila resolved to do something for God and his people for the rest of her life.

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.

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

ZDDT Appeal: Assisting the vulnerable children of Gweru

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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.

Read more: ZDDT Appeal: Assisting the vulnerable children of Gweru