The Bulawayo Community Gardens - a ZDDT Programme


ZDDT Pop Up Kitchen Promotes Kids' Nutrition

20 May, 2024 |

The ZDDT Pop Up Kitchen, operating under the Value Addition and Nutritional Cooking Programme, recently conducted a training session at the Mandlakhe Community Garden.


Fertility of the Soil is the Future of Sustainability

03 May, 2024 |

The ZDDT Train the Trainer programme continues to make significant strides in empowering communities through education and practical skills training.


Turning Food Waste into Profit

24 April, 2024 |

In a proactive move to combat food waste and promote sustainability, Mandlake community market garden has recently implemented a new initiative that involves utilizing second-grade vegetables and cabbages to create dried vegetable products.


Green Gardens Community Garden Strikes Water with Self-Funded Borehole

22 April, 2024 |

The Green Gardens community market garden has made a significant stride towards complete self-sustainability with the successful drilling of their second borehole, fully funded to the tune of US$1,700 by the garden's own profits and savings.

Our Partnership with the Sally Foundation


Great Accomplishments are Made Up of Small Deeds

22 April, 2024 |

In a heart-warming display of building community sustainability, the High Impact initiative launched a year ago by the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT) in partnership with the Sally Foundation, has yielded remarkable results at Ekuphumuleni Geriatric Nursing Home and Sir Humphrey Gibbs institutions.


Children benefit from the Business Social Credit Scheme

11 March, 2024 |

ZDDT's social investment partner, Sally Foundation, and Chematek Lubricants, a local business in Bulawayo, have collaborated to give back to the people through the Business Social Credit Scheme.


Beautiful Hands Doing Beautiful Work

20 September, 2023 |

The Sir Humphrey Gibbs School, which caters for students with Down Syndrome and other disabilities, has received a much-needed boost thanks to ZDDT's high-impact intervention programme.


Sally Foundation Founders and Pumula MP Visit Kirimuva Community Garden

23 June, 2022 |

The third visit by the Australian philanthropic organisation, Sally Foundation, to the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust’s (ZDDT) Kirimuva community market garden project in Old Pumula, left the local community optimistic about future co-investments and partnerships.

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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.