NEWSCLEAN UP ZIMBABWE2015-09-21
This year's international Clean Up The World weekend was 18-20 September, but in Harare we made an early start by working with others to clean up the industrial estate of Msasa.
Various groups thronged the event, including school pupils and representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Environmental Management Agency (EMA), Environment Africa, Harare City Council, and Miracle Missions. (continues)THE CURRENT PLIGHT OF ZIMBABWE2015-05-12
SEED trustee and co-founder Jackson Nazombe visited Zimbabwe last month. These are his reflections.
My overview of the situation in Zimbabwe from my visit is slightly depressing. The quality of life is hugely deteriorated compared to last year. Many of my friends and relations had not been paid for upwards of 14 months. (continues)NEW SKILLS AND CAREERS2015-04-08
As part of the small business and entrepreneurship skills training that SEED has been organising for secondary school students at the Victorious Learning Institute, 31 students recently participated in a capacity building workshop.
This was held in a beautiful setting in part of the town where most students would not get a chance to visit, especially those from the high-density areas. (continues)NEW LIFE SKILLS FOR STUDENTS2014-10-14
Last year SEED partnered with the Department of Social Welfare and Victorious Learning Institute (VLI) to deliver a seminar for secondary school students highlighting the dangers of drug abuse. We talked then about the possibility of using our experience in skills development with the group. We are excited to report that this hope has now been realised. (continues)KEEP HARARE TIDY!2014-04-07
Last week SEED partnered with other local NGOs and the City of Harare to carry out a massive clean up campaign in Harare's Greendale suburb, where we have previously organised skills training. Over 450 volunteers were involved, including 25 brought in by SEED.
Rubbish had been accumulating for years around the Kamfinsa Shopping Centre - everything from bottles and cans to old car wrecks. (continues)DRUG ABUSE SEMINAR2013-06-28
At the end of May, SEED's community development workers organised a drug abuse seminar in Mufakose, a suburb in Harare.
A qualified social worker from the Department of Social Welfare addressed students and staff at the Victorious Learning Institute, the secondary school that SEED helped to establish a couple of years ago. (continues)BIG HARARE CLEAN-UP2013-01-26
SEED recently joined with other NGOs, companies, Harare City Council, Ministry of Environment and others in organising a BIG Clean-up of Harare's city centre. We recruited 25 volunteers (+ our 2 staff) to join over 2000 other volunteers armed with brooms, gloves and bins to remove about 3 tonnes of the accumulated waste. (continues)CLEANING UP IN MUFAKOSE2012-09-29
Partnering with local residents, schools, businesses, NGOs and the council to clear up a shopping centre in high-density Harare suburb Mufakose, as part of last week's national clean-up campaign. Together we can create a cleaner, safer, healthier community!
See also:Mabvuku clean-up... (continues)
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