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BH 36 ECD classroom construction complete

“Join us and the community around BH 36 Primary School in Chidobe ward in celebration as we have together just completed construction of an ECD block, outdoor and indoor play equipment and a functional profitable income generating project. These activities were made possible by the kind support from The Roger Federer Foundation. Over 52 children (28 FEMALES & 14 MALES) are benefiting from the new establishment and feed every school day. You will not believe that there are 22 more schools that we have supported to this state over the past two years”

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Introducing staff – Douglas Musiringofa (Director)

Over the next week we will introduce you to some of our staff members and volunteers behind the great work you see. Today, we will introduce to our Director, Douglas Musiringofa also the Co-Founder of UNICA. He leads a team of 5 staff members and a network of more than 50 volunteers.14141530_573021896232249_207711538329630233_n

Douglas is a passionate community development practitioner and has led implementation of huge projects which include construction/renovation of 30 classroom blocks in primary schools in Hwange rural district, supporting capacity building among youth, psycho social support projects and the construction of a much needed children and youth centre in Sizinda, Victoria Falls. Please feel free to interact with our team on this platform or contact us on douglas@unica.org14080067_573021989565573_1192512600688018746_n

UNICA responds to high HIV prevalence in Victoria Falls

Recently, UNICA hosted its HIV/AIDS awareness project partners from International Medical Corporation Committee (IMCC) and Zimbabwe Medical Students Association (ZIMSA). The purpose of this visit was to review the Youth Awareness HIV/AIDS Project and evaluate lessons learnt from the 7 months of project implementation. The project responds to the high HIV prevalence in and around Victoria Falls, which is currently at 25% among youth.13138855_530082827192823_3398414147428150167_n 13087443_530082777192828_3377259663046667900_n

Introducing our team

Meet our team in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe who are directly involved in the implementation of our projects. From left to right, Rusununguko Mapuranga, Tanatswa Makara, Emmanuel Dzapasi, Simbarashe Musiringofa, Kelvin Ncube, Blessing Tariro and Sheldon Siziba. Visit us at 4422 Chinotimba or interact with them through our facebook page.

Victoria Falls Child Centre team
Victoria Falls Child Centre team

Early Childhood Development Centres assessment begins

This week our team was involved in assessment of 15 schools in Hwange rural to be supported with construction / renovation of Early Childhood Development classroom blocks. These schools all have a total enrollment of over 1100 children currently learning under trees or in dilapidated structures. Our aim is to create a conducive friendly learning environment for children. We seek to make lasting contributions in our local communities.12801699_506627912871648_663819865244474500_n 12088235_506627512871688_6838252163521068109_n