The Bulawayo Community Gardens - a ZDDT Programme

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Trainer the Trainer: Week Two

13 November, 2020 |

In the second week of the "Train the Trainer", the participants were lectured on the identification of plant pests and diseases.

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Train the Trainer Programme Commences

02 November, 2020 |

ZDDT's 'Train the Trainer' programme commenced on 20 October 2020 at Greenfield Garden in Ward 26. Specific candidates were selected for this workshop by means of questionnaires that were sent out to all the gardens for hopeful candidates to fill out.

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Further Greenfield Success

19 October, 2020 |

As a further manifestation of the increasing success of this garden, red onions are now being produced as Greenfield plays its part in import substitution.

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Greenfield Garden Reaches Greater Heights

14 October, 2020 |

Greenfield Garden management has secured a tourist lodge as a regular customer which is a significant milestone for them. The garden is producing quality crops that have managed to lure customers from as far as Hwange, in Matabeleland North.

Our Partnership with the Sally Foundation

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Philanthropy that Touches Lives

14 October, 2019 |

Councillor Donaldson Mabuto loads a special chair into the boot of the car and we drive to a house just a few blocks away from his.

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Garden Beneficiaries Thrilled By Roche Visit

06 January, 2018 |

There was singing, dancing, ululation, as well as whistling, as Mike Roche of Sally Foundation arrived at the newly-established Greenfields Garden in Bulawayo’s neat and orderly but impoverished Emganwini Township.

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ZDDT Commended

13 October, 2017 |

Councillor for Bulawayo’s Ward 28, which covers Cowdray Park Township, Collet Ndlovu, has commended the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)’s monthly Business Social Credit Scheme (BSCS) as a step in the right direction.

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Elderly Nkulumane Women Benefit

16 August, 2017 |

Two elderly women, Sana Nyoni, 99, and Irene Matafeni, 76, both of Nkulumane, are the latest beneficiaries of the Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)’s Business Social Credit Scheme (BSCS).

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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.

ZDDT Appeal: Bulawayo youth group looks to boost community by restoring children's playgrounds

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BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – A group of young volunteers, working from their small office in Gwabalanda Central, Ward 15, continue to demonstrate their commitment towards improving living conditions in their area.

Read more: ZDDT Appeal: Bulawayo youth group looks to boost community by restoring children's playgrounds

ZDDT Appeal: Assisting the vulnerable children of Gweru

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GWERU, Zimbabwe – Faith based organisation, The Alois Haene Memorial Centre (AHMC), situated in Gweru’s CBD, was established and is run by the Roman Catholic religious congregation, Sisters of the Child Jesus. The Centre bears the name of a former Bishop of Gweru Diocese, who incidentally is also founder of the Congregation that administers AHMC.

Read more: ZDDT Appeal: Assisting the vulnerable children of Gweru