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Higherlife Foundation’s divine appointment

“Some of the children we get here will be coming from the street,” Faith Karumbidza says. Even before learning Faith is a former solider, you have a strong sense that she is firm, disciplined and the type of person needed to set teenage boys on the path of redemption.  Karumbidza oversees the Northcot Training Centre ...
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The END Fund appoints Tsitsi Masiyiwa as Board Chair

Tsitsi Masiyiwa will advocate for strong African political leadership against NTDs and prioritise resource mobilisation that supports sustainability. The appointment marks a pivotal moment calling for African leadership to eliminate NTDs which impact over 600 million people on the continent and cause deaths of more than 170,000 people annually.  The END Fund, a leading collaborative ...
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Feeding bodies and minds

It is lunchtime at Simba Education, a preparatory school in Domboshava, a sprouting peri-urban rural settlement about 35 kilometres north of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. Children are standing in a queue near the school’s kitchen, waiting their turn to be served. They are jovial and bubbly, hundreds of conversations and songs are happening at the same ...
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A school with soul

Domboshava was originally known for the granite hills and spectacular formations surrounding it. Now, it is also known as an area with cheaper land, and a cheaper life but close enough to the capital Harare, that you can commute to work. As the population has grown, the infrastructure for what was once an informal town ...
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Study results show progress in NTDs fight

The National Institution of Health Research (NIHR), a research arm of the Ministry of Health and Child Care, has released findings from two surveys expected to inform future NTDs policy in Zimbabwe. The 2021 National Geospatial Mapping for Schistosomiasis (SCH), Soil-Transmitted Helminths and the 2023 Confirmatory Mapping for Lymphatic Filariasis were both funded by the Higherlife ...
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Keeping the fight alive: How a 74-year-old grandmother keeps her boys in school

It is mid-morning in Madziwa, a village in Mashonaland Central’s Shamva North District, 137 kilometers northwest of Harare. Gogo Agnes Kasaira leans on her crutch for balance. She is rising from the footing of her rondavel kitchen, and the wall helps her gain ground. Soon as she is upstanding, Gogo Kasaira calls her 15-year-old grandchild, ...
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In the fight against Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak  

Amidst the ongoing cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, which has recorded more than 2,000 suspected cases and tragically claimed the lives of 15 individuals confirmed by laboratory tests, Higherlife Foundation is taking action by providing crucial resources in the fight against the disease.  Ms Gladys Mvumira, the Higherlife Foundation Water and Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Lead, ...
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STAR Leadership Academy Students Awarded Prestigious Harare International School Scholarships

Three STAR Leadership Academy (SLA) students, Nicole Phiri, Nokutenda Dzobo and Simone Kamupinya, recently awarded full scholarships to attend the Harare International School (HIS) say the skills they gained at SLA will help them adapt to the new environment.  HIS is a premier international school in Zimbabwe. It is the only institution offering the International ...
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