Youth Amplifying their voices against GBV and HIV.

Tafadzwa Mabiya, is a former DREAMS Ambassador for Mutare District and young mother who rose towards achieving her goals through the DREAMS intervention after she got abandoned by both her father and husband when she fell pregnant. Tafadzwa was enrolled into DREAMS and accessed psycho-social support from Childline, education assistance from FACT, legal support; and […]

“After Completing my studies, I want to be a doctor,”- Junior.

  Junior Sithole 16-year-old Junior Sithole is a single orphan from Chipinge in Manicaland Province, a U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported district. A single orphan, Junior lost her father who passed on in 2018 when she was still in Form One. Left only […]

“Heartbroken, but never gave up!”

Twenty-four-year-old Paida is a mother of two, she stays in Mutare, a USAID/PEPFAR supported district. She never saw her parents, at the age of 19 she had two children (Blessmore and Divine) with different fathers who both fled. Paida was left alone with the responsibility of looking after her two children. She was chased away […]

Child Sponsorship

CEDAR continues supporting a program entitled “Empowering children and families infected and affected by HIV” which started in 2004. The program aims at empowering children infected and affected by HIV through the provision of basic services and life skills in three suburbs of Mutare urban district (Dangamvura, Sakubva and Chikanga) of Manicaland Province. The program […]

Safeguarding and Sustainable Livelihoods

The Safeguarding and sustainable livelihoods pillar seeks to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS by providing comprehensive continuum of services to Zimbabwe’s orphaned and vulnerable children in a sustainable way. The program has 3 projects namely, Children Tariro with an OVC and DREAMS component targeting Adolescent Girls and Young Women, Expanded Impact Program and […]

Self Help Group

  Self Help Group Project Kindernothilfe (KNH) from Germany continued to support the Self Help Group (SHG) concept as an instrument used to combat poverty in a sustainable way. The concept aims at socially and economically empowering poor women using locally available resources. The approach does not give temporary one-off benefits in the form of […]

Conservation farming

Title of project:Improving quality of life through responsive crop production technologies and integration of health among poor and vulnerable households in Chimanimani and Chipinge. Funder:Bread for the world Year started & Ending:   2013-2016 Goal of project  Objectives          •Strengthen low input agricultural approaches leads to increased food production for households affected by HIV •Increasing capacity of […]

DREAMS SMART Girls Program

The Safeguarding and Sustainable Livelihoods pillar continue to reach out to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), adolescents, youth and their families in Zimbabwe with programmes that seek to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS by providing a comprehensive and sustainable continuum of services. The pillar is implementing a five-year-long program (2022-2027), titled the DREAMS- […]