DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

 HUAIROU COMMISSION

CHRISTIAN AID

KINDERNOTHILFE (KNH)

UN WOMEN

VIBRANT VILLAGE FOUNDATION

WE ARE MEMBERS OF:

Zimbabwe Aids Network (ZAN)
Zimbabwe AIDS Network (ZAN) is a non-profit making organization. It is a National Network for NGO’S with HIV & AIDS programs. It seeks to develop the capacity of its members, as well as lobbying and advocacy. It promotes information sharing and effective mobilisation and use of resources. Members are highly valuing the organization for its wide membership, experience in distributing grants, decentralised nature and its non-partisan approach.
National Association of Non-Government Organizations (NANGO) Zimbabwe
The National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) is a non-party political, non-profit making and non-denominational coordinating body of NGOs in Zimbabwe. It takes a leading role in facilitating the harmonization and collaboration between and among NGOs with their stakeholders including public and private sectors towards national development goals.
Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ)
The WCoZ is a network of women’s rights activists and women’s organizations with national structures. The WCoZ is a forum where women meet to engage in collective activism on issues affecting women and girls in Zimbabwe. Its central role is to provide a focal point for activism on women and girls rights.
International Alliance of Women (IAW)
The International Alliance of Women (IAW) is an international NGO comprising 41 member organizations involved in the promotion of women’s human rights, of equality and of the empowerment of women. The IAW has general consultative status at the UN Economic and Social Council and is accredited to many specialized UN agencies, has participatory status with the Council of Europe and is represented at the Arab League, the African Union and other international organizations.
The Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW)
ACWW is an association of women-led societies and groups working collectively for the shared vision of an improved quality of life for women and communities worldwide. With 420 member societies in 73 countries, ACWW gives voice to over 9 million rural and non-rural women
GROOTS International
GROOTS International is a global network of women-led grassroots organizations, organizing to give voice and power to grassroots women’s visions and initiatives. Together, the organizations confront community development problems by exchanging knowledge and practices, setting priorities and advocating for change.

WE ARE PARTNERS WITH:

Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development (MWAGCD)
We work with Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development to support gender mainstreaming efforts as well as programs such as the Women’s Self Help Group Approach to promote the enjoyment of human rights for all vulnerable and marginalized women. This approach is a bottom-up approach which invests in women’s social capital and human capabilities to be self-reliant.
Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development
Department of Agricultural Technical and Extension Services (AGRITEX).AGRITEX provides and promotes services for water development and farming programs. We work in partnership with AGRITEX in Binga and Hwange districts in the development of boreholes, sand abstractions and organic farming. AGRITEX provides technical and advisory services, farmer training, food technology (including post harvesting processing and product development) dissemination of technologies and provide market oriented extension for sustainable farming).
Environmental Management Agency (EMA)
We work with the Environmental Management Agency in our resilience building towards climate change programs. The resilience building toward climate change program is meant to leverage opportunities for grassroots women to position themselves in partnership with government departments to gain leadership roles in influencing local budgets, and emergency response teams, and public services. The program creates Community Practitioners Platform (CPP) on Resilience to address strategies for Disaster Risk Reduction. Women affected by disaster and climate change play a key role in agenda setting and influencing the local implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and Climate Change agreements.
Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry
Zimbabwe Tourism Authority .We work in partnership with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority in support of the Kaamuza Community-based tourism project which was established in 2013 to empower local communities, especially women in sustainable development through small-scale tourism and handicraft enterprises. The project aims to involve local people in the planning, decision-making and implementation of tourism development activities. This form of tourism assures that the benefits stay as much as possible in the local community.
Arq. Hector Ceballos – Lascurain
For the ecotourism development program we work with Héctor Ceballos-Lascuráin, a Mexican environmentalist, architect, planner, and sustainable tourism, ecotourism and cultural tourism expert. He is currently the Director General of PICE (Programme of International Consultancy on Ecotourism) and Special Advisor on Ecotourism to IUCN (The International Union for the Conservation of Nature), and to UNWTO (the United Nations World Tourism Organization). He is an expert in our planning and development efforts in the development of our sustainable tourism ecotourism program, and he collaborates with us in the design of our community tourism partnerships.
Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC)
We work in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care in the roll out of the “Integrated Approach to Orphans and Vulnerable Children” in Binga district. The project embraces a board of new ideas and thinking in particular on the implementation of the Child Protection Policy to uphold, promote, and protect the Rights of children, especially for those children living with disabilities. We work very closely with the Rehabilitation Department during community outreach programs to assist disabled children with rehabilitation and capacity build caregivers in care and stimulation.
Ministry of Public Service, Labour & Social Welfare (MPSLSW)
During the “Integrated Approach to Orphans and Vulnerable Children” we have created an effective partnership with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour & Social Welfare as to strengthen and maximize the role of Social Services to strategies in the lives of disabled children and their caregivers beyond the intervention’s duration.
Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture (MoESAC)

We partner with the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture in the support of block grants and school refurbishment projects such as the renovation of Songwa Primary School. Further to this we are working very closely with the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture during the integrated approach supporting interventions providing literacy, numeracy and skills relevant for life with highly marginalized, adolescent girls who have never attended or have already dropped out of school to be re-integrated into the school system.