190 Adolescent Girls and Young Women graduate in trade skills training.

Nokuthula Nyamhanza, a DREAMS SMART Girls participant from Chipinge receiving her certificate in Cosmetology from FACT Zimbabwe DREAMS SMART Girls Chief of Party, Bertha Mukome.                                                                                                              Chipinge district has for years been on record for having high cases of child marriages with poverty and some cultural practices being mentioned as part of the key drivers, […]

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 […]

Strengthening Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation for FACT Zimbabwe implemented programmes

Pact Global LEAP Manager, Daisy Kisyombe (Left) unpacking the Collaboration Learning and Adaptation Agenda while FACT Zimbabwe MEAL Advisor following. Family AIDS Caring Trust – FACT Zimbabwe with technical support from Pact a partner under the SPACE for OVC Program conducted a Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) training and assessment for the SPACE for Orphans and […]

“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,” […]

#16DaysOfActivism Against Gender Based Violence- Statement by Adolescent Girls and Young Womens

FACT Zimbabwe 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: All Lives Matter! End Gender-Based Violence Now!” Call to Action                                __________________________________ The 2022 theme for the 16 Days of Activism Against GBV is calling on us all to rise against GBV in the realisation that ‘All Lives Matter.’ This year we celebrate voices that call […]

“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 […]