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Horizon Zimbabwe Report September 2021



We are extremely grateful with the support extended towards Horizon Zimbabwe. Third quarter of 2021 has availed completely different variables that brings joy and considerations over covid19 elicited factors. The commitment, dedication and sacrificing of supporters and field staff ( Pastor Tatenda Gunguwo and team) to making sure support towards orphans and vulnerable teams of societies. This report contains information regarding third quarter of 2021.


Highlights and Success Stories

  • Daniel Academy School – Dzivaresekwa at roof level continues

  • Borrowdale Children’s home still awaits review and registration

  • Maize harvest stocked, Peanut Butter production derailed by the lack of machinery.

  • Food distribution to Orphans and vulnerable groups continues.


Horizon Zimbabwe continue to help orphans and the vulnerable in the 3rd quarter


  • Educational Empowerment


  • Basic need of shelter through homes


  • Grocery Hampers


  • Cash Transfers


  • Psycho-social support


  • 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

















































Borrowdale Children's Home


We are glad that Borrowdale Children’s house is able to accommodate orphans.

The house solely awaits review by financial aid, Upon completion the house ought to accommodate quite sixty youngsters.

Bumper harvest from Borrowdale Fields as a pair of plenty of maize were completed this year and this may go a protracted method in serving to orphans through feeding schemes and food distribution programs


Future Plans
  • Borrow dale Children’s Home is oriented to change vegetable garden into Horticulture Projects

  • Fish Farming (Fish Ponds etc.)

  • Two water pumps to supplement water supply

  • Incubator (eggs)

  • Sewing Machines

  • Maize seed and fertilizers


Dawnview Children's Home

We are glad with Dawnview 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.

Future Plans
  • Fence (Durawall)

  • Tiling Bedrooms

  • Curtaining

  • Painting


Daniel Academy-Dzivaresekwa

We are thrilled with the Daniel Academy 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

Daniel Academy –Epworth continue serving children through educational empowerment, psychosocial support,

Christian education among others. The school devoted more to online way of conducting programs 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.


Challenges
  • Not all orphans can afford online tutoring hence are disadvantaged.

  • There is no adequate books to distribute in order to smoothen distance learning


Future Plans
  • 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 in Borehole

  • Sports equipment

  • Security Fence (Durawall)


Mt Darwin Children's Home

We are still praying for the starting of Mt Darwin 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.

Challenges
  • Goats’ project has been affected by diseases killing goats.

  • Road runners project is doing well though winter times increases death of chicks as experienced

  • Future Plans

  • Breeding goats

  • Peanut butter machine

  • Maize, ground nuts and sunflower seeds


Buhera Project

The garden 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



Future Plans
  • Vegetables seeds

  • School supplies for orphans and vulnerable children


OVERALL CHALLENGES

  • 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 and Renovations of Daniel Academy-Epworth


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