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Dendele, Zimbabwe

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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2012.

Food and Agriculture

  • Helped households plant vegetable seeds in 15 gardens, working to improve access to nutritious food for children in the community.
  • Equipped 63 agricultural officers to provide training for farmers in improved agricultural technology, food processing, and water and soil conservation.
  • 14 agricultural officers received training on livestock management to increase livestock production and strengthen household incomes.


  • Distributed 378 mosquito nets to help reduce the prevalence of malaria.
  • Provided health education for pregnant women on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
  • Supported orphans and vulnerable children with goats to provide milk and improved nutrition.

Water and Sanitation

  • Assisted 90 households in constructing improved latrines to reduce the spread of disease due to poor hygiene and sanitation practices.


  • Provided 40 school principals with training to develop leadership and management skills, improving the quality of education programs.
  • Trained 24 teachers to facilitate sports and recreational activities, providing students with opportunities to learn and grow outside the classroom.
  • Equipped 183 members of school development committees to manage school infrastructure development, financial records, and provide teachers with training.
  • Constructed a new block of classrooms to increase access to education.

Birthday Celebration

  • Children performed dramas and enjoyed snacks with friends.

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