HORIZON INTERNATIONAL REPORT APRIL TO JUNE 2021
We are really grateful with the support extended towards Horizon Zimbabwe.
Second quarter of 2021 has availed different variables that brings joy and concerns over Covid-19 induced factors. The commitment, dedication and sacrificing of supporters and field workers ( Pastor Tatenda Gunguwo and team) to ensuring support towards orphans and vulnerable groups of societies. This report contains statistical reports of children under our care, beneficiaries, and projects being run and sustainable projects performance.
Highlights and Success Stories
Daniel Academy School – Dzivaresekwa at roof level
Borrowdale Children’s home awaits review and registration
Crops production yields 2 tons of maize and 4 tons of ground nuts
Pass rate for Ordinary levels at 60% despite Covid-19 effects
Food distribution to Orphans and vulnerable groups continues
Horizon Zimbabwe continue to help orphans and the vulnerable through
Basic need of shelter through homes
Career Guidance, Grooming and Counselling Services
Life skills through sustainable projects
Christian Education; Spiritual Uplift, Moral and Emotional Support
Hot Meals – Nutrient and Immune System Boosting
Sports and Recreation Activities
Artistic Expressions among others
Statistics of Children Receiving Support
Number of Children
Statistics of Children Receiving Support Outside Harare
Number of Children
Mt Darwin 48
Victoria Falls 30
Sustainable Projects undertaken
We are glad that Borrowdale Children’s Home is ready to accommodate orphans. The home only awaits review by Social Welfare.
Upon completion the Home should accommodate more than 60 children.
Bumper harvest from Borrowdale Fields as 2 tons of maize were realized this year and this will go a long way in helping orphans through feeding schemes and food distribution.
Borrow dale Children’s Home is oriented to change vegetable garden into Horticulture.
Fish Farming (Fish Ponds etc)
Two water pumps to supplement water supply
Maize seed and fertilizers
We are glad with Dawnview Children's Home Project as it is almost completed.
Security fence and some furniture are the only items left for the home to accommodate orphans. Upon completion; it is expected to accommodate more than 20 orphans.
We are thrilled with the Daniel Academy-Dzivaresekwa Project in Dzivaresekwa. The school is now at roof level. Should things go according to plan the school should start serving children January 2022.
Over 300 children are expected to benefit through educational empowerment, psychosocial support, Christian education, artistic expressions among others.
The premises are expected to host a number of activities comprising, psycho-social support, Christian educations, sports and recreation, talent shows among others that are open to the community at large
Daniel Academy –Epworth continue serving children through educational empowerment, psychosocial support, Christian education among others. The school devoted more to online way of conducting programmes due to covid-19 pandemic regulations
More than 300 orphans continue to benefit through this program and we are grateful for its continuation despite covid-19 induced challenges among others
Not all orphans can afford online tutoring hence are disadvantaged
There is no adequate books to distribute in order to smoothen distance learning.
Renovation of roof top of the classroom block was partly swept away by rainfall and wind hence it needs attention.
Renovation of classroom floors.
Renovation of boys toilets swept away by rainfall and wind.
Water source eg Borehole.
Security Fence (Durawall).
We are still praying for the starting of Mt Darwin Children's Home construction
We are grateful with the peanut projects that has seen 4 tons of groundnuts harvested this year.
The goat project continues to run and that is positive for us.
Garden project continue and we are grateful for its continuation.
Goats’ project has been affected by diseases killing goats.
Road runners project is doing well though winter times increases death of chicks as experienced
Peanut butter machine
Maize, ground nuts and sunflower seeds
The garden Buhera Project continues to do well and the community is grateful for its assistance especially in this era of covid-19 where people are hit the hardest especially vulnerable groups
Hundreds of people continue to benefit from the project.
School supplies for orphans and vulnerable children
Sanitary Pads for girls
The need to have homes ready to accommodate children
Roof supply for Dzivaresekwa –Daniel Academy Textbooks, online distance learning aids for orphans
Renovations of Daniel Academy-Epworth