Vernacular Job aids making a difference in the social service workforce.

FACT Zimbabwe has been implementing the HIV-sensitive case management system adopted by the government of Zimbabwe’s national case management system to fulfil NAP for OVC 3 under SPACE for OVC. The project is implemented in 9 districts of Manicaland and Masvingo provinces in Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe. Case management is a system of operation that thrives […]

Children with Disabilities receive Assistive Devices

A collaborative effort between Family AIDS Caring Trust Zimbabwe and its partners under the SPACE for OVC program has led to comprehensive assessments of children with disabilities in Manicaland and Masvingo provinces and subsequent provision of assistive devices. This groundbreaking initiative seeks to include and empower children with disabilities by equipping them with the tools […]

Safe Spaces- A beacon of hope for GBV survivors in Chimanimani

Gender-based Violence (GBV) undermines and denies women of opportunities whilst weakening their abilities to fully utilize their rights and potential. According to Zimbabwe Demographic and Health 2015 Survey1 in 3 women aged between 15 and 49 have experienced physical violence and 1 in 4 women have been sexually violated. Women and girls are disproportionately affected […]

“My life was touched and changed through DREAMS.”

  22-year-old Yvonne Tsumbirani is a DREAMS SMART Girls Siyakha Champion from Mutare a U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID Zimbabwe) supported district. Her Story Due to my being from the village and having partial education with city life I grew up as the entitled,” […]

“Through DREAMS, I can now stand for myself.”

  Vanisha at Noree Fashions My name is Vanisha. l am aged 21. l joined DREAMS in 2018. I am a survivor of gender-based violence who was physically and emotionally abused by a caregiver. l dropped out of school in 2018 while in Form 5 as my caregiver could not afford to keep me in […]

“DREAMS has equipped me with relevant life skills.”

Necalar fixing a motor engine as part of her practical skills training  Meet 20-year-old Necalar a Siyakha Girl from Mutare district a U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)/ United States Agency for International Development in Zimbabwe (USAID Zimbabwe) supported district. Necalar is determined to enter the male-dominated field of motor mechanics. My life […]

FACT Zimbabwe and partners launch US$54 million partnership to save the lives of vulnerable children, girls, and young women in Manicaland and Masvingo

October 24, 2022. Today, Family AIDS Caring Trust (FACT-Zimbabwe) and its partners with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched critical programs worth more than US$54 million to help fight HIV in Manicaland and Masvingo.  These programs are Sustaining Prevention, Increasing […]

546 OVC project beneficiaries receive start-up tools after skills training

                                            Snippets from the handover of start-up kits by FACT Zimbabwe with the generous support from the American People through PEPFAR and USAID 546 adolescents and youth received start-up materials and tools worth USD$81,900.00 under The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for […]

FACT Zimbabwe scoops award for Excellence in Community Empowerment and Social Impact

FACT Zimbabwe Executive Director, Mrs Gertrude Shumba (Second from Left) and Programs Director, Mrs Jenifer Tavengerwei (Second from Right) flanked by Corporate Social Responsibility Network Zimbabwe (CSRNZ) Board Member, Mrs Tabeth Melusi (Centre) and CSRNZ Executive Director, Mr Willard Ruzawo after receiving the award on behalf of FACT Zimbabwe from the Director in the Manicaland […]

Children Tariro project facilitates exchange visit on sustainable livelihoods

20 caregivers under the Children Tariro project visited Headlands Goat Breeders Association (HGBA) for a learning visit. The caregivers drawn 6 Wards of Mutare district. The exposure visit came at an opportune time for the caregivers who received startup kits under the PEPFAR/USAID supported and FACT Zimbabwe implemented Children Tariro Project. The visit was graced […]