The Bulawayo Community Gardens - a ZDDT Programme


Heatwave Aids Horticultural School Training

15 March, 2024 |

In response to the ongoing heatwave, ZDDTs’ Horticultural School recently seized the opportunity to educate its students on effective heat management techniques at Green Garden, Sizinda.


Green Garden Attracts VIPs As Part of ZimVAC Assessment

28 February, 2024 |

Representatives from the Ministry of Local Government, Food and Nutrition Council, Agritex and ZBC TV recently visited the Sizinda Green Garden as part of their ZimVAC assessment.


New Fish Pond Takes Shape at Greenfield Community Market Garden

07 February, 2024 |

The Greenfield Community Market Garden in Emganwini, in Bulawayo’s sprawling western townships, has reached an advanced stage in the preparation of their fishpond, marking a significant milestone for the community.


Sizinda Community Market Garden Sets the Bar for Sustainable Gardening

23 January, 2024 |

In a quest for knowledge and inspiration, members of the Greenfield community garden committee recently embarked on a learning and fact-finding mission to the highly regarded Green Garden Community Market Garden at Sizinda in Bulawayo’s west.

Our Partnership with the Sally Foundation


Children benefit from the Business Social Credit Scheme

11 March, 2024 |

ZDDT's social investment partner, Sally Foundation, and Chematek Lubricants, a local business in Bulawayo, have collaborated to give back to the people through the Business Social Credit Scheme.


Beautiful Hands Doing Beautiful Work

20 September, 2023 |

The Sir Humphrey Gibbs School, which caters for students with Down Syndrome and other disabilities, has received a much-needed boost thanks to ZDDT's high-impact intervention programme.


Sally Foundation Founders and Pumula MP Visit Kirimuva Community Garden

23 June, 2022 |

The third visit by the Australian philanthropic organisation, Sally Foundation, to the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust’s (ZDDT) Kirimuva community market garden project in Old Pumula, left the local community optimistic about future co-investments and partnerships.


An Insight on Sally Foundation and ZDDT’s Partnership

02 July, 2021 |

Mike Roche, and his wife Geraldine, established the Sally Foundation (SF) to leave a legacy for future generations, both in their homeland, Australia, and Zimbabwe.  They invest in projects that help people from disadvantaged backgrounds become self-reliant and resilient.

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ZDDT Honours Star of Zimbabwe

02 April, 2019 |

The Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT) recently honoured outstanding community volunteer, Mpopoma’s Moses Dube, as a Star of Zimbabwe.

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Star of Zim: Moses Dube, a Man Fond of Working for the Community

11 February, 2019 |

While many people may demand payment for community service, that is not the case with a Bulawayo man who has worked so unselfishly and tirelessly with the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT) for over a decade now.

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Star of Zim: MaTshabalala, a Rare Breed

22 June, 2018 |

“In life when you die you should leave behind a difference in your community, country or world; you must create a good difference, not a bad one,” these are the words of Patricia Tshabalala of Mpopoma.

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Star of Zim - Bhila Inspired to Change Lives

26 February, 2018 |

After surviving the HIV virus in 2003, when her CD4 count had dropped to one, Senzeni Bhila resolved to do something for God and his people for the rest of her life.