Stories of Change

Sixty (60) year old Mr. Elijah Sedze who stays with his wife and an 18 year old man as his labourer at Nyarumvurwe irrigation scheme less than 30 km west of Nyanga town in ward 23 has been growing horticultural crops with his wife under irrigation since 2009. The couple is blessed with 4 sons, 2 daughters and 13 grand children.

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By Augustine Masomera and other FCTZ staff, July 2014

The mother of 3, 44 year old Mrs. Leticia Godzaimaoko stays in Village 5 of Domborutinhira in Mutasa district of Manicaland Province. Mrs. Godzaimaoko is blessed with a 15 year boy and a set of 9 year old twin girls.

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By Augustine Masomera and other FCTZ staff, July 2014

Mrs. Ellen Sauramba is one of the beneficiaries of the Promoting Smallholder Market Engagement Project being implemented in 11 irrigation schemes from Manicaland province. The 57 year old lady stays with her disabled 68 year old husband and their 29 year old daughter and her 2 month old baby. The husband was injured at work before being laid off because of ill health. The family stays in village 5, Domborutinhira.

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By Clayton Mafuratidze and other FCTZ staff, June 2014

Residents of Zanamwe Village in Ward 17 of Makonde District Mashonaland west province of Zimbabwe are now a relived lot. For some years their borehole experienced frequent breakdowns and had to endure long distances averaging five kilometres  to the next safe water point to fetch clean water for domestic use. Alternatively the eighty (80) households would resort to unsafe sources like rivers.

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Clayton Mafuratidze and other FCTZ staff, July 2014

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By Clayton Mafuratidze and other FCTZ staff, July 2014

Nqobile Daison Phiri (20) of Masiyarwa High School in Ward 3 of Zvimba District Mashonaland West Province of Zimbabwe is a happy young man because he will write his Advanced Level examinations in November 2014 without any worries. This thanks to the Rural Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project, a Government of Zimbabwe project implemented by Farm Community Trust of Zimbabwe, funded by Ukaid and managed by UNICEF. 

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