The Bulawayo Community Gardens - a ZDDT Programme

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A Happy New Year for Green Valley Garden

21 January, 2021 |

Year 2021 began on a high note for Green Valley Garden in Ward 21 in Sizinda township after it made promising sales from their green mealies which sold out like hot cakes in the community.

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Community Garden Branches into Poultry

14 December, 2020 |

Kirimuva Garden, situated amongst typical township housing in Ward 19, has commenced a buy and sell business to generate profit.

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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.

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: Caring for elderly infirm at Ekuphumuleni Geriatric Nursing Home

  • Written by Lewis Jones - ZDDT Field Correspondent
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BULAWAYO - Named Ekuphumuleni, which in the Ndebele language translates to Place of Peace, this Geriatric Nursing Home does indeed exude an air of tranquillity about it. In fact, it has the usual characteristics one would expect to encounter at such a place. Yet that is where similarities with institutions like it end.

Read more: ZDDT Appeal: Caring for elderly infirm at Ekuphumuleni Geriatric Nursing Home

ZDDT appeal: Trenance Primary School

  • Written by Lewis Jones, Field Correspondent – With acknowledgement to Mrs. Juliet Rickwood
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BULAWAYO – Built in the nineteen sixties to cater for a small community, Trenance Primary School currently has a pupil enrolment of approximately five hundred, three hundred of whom are either orphaned or with a single parent.

Read more: ZDDT appeal: Trenance Primary School