social ministry

Video: Canadians visit Mennonite Central Committee partners in Bulawayo

November 20, 2012
Every year a small team from The Meeting House, a church in Canada, travels to Africa. Last year, they came to Bulawayo to spend time learning about Mennonite Central Committee partnering organizations there. Photographer Paul Bettings who travels the world working on projects with the likes of World Vision, provided ...

Scripture Union’s project requires USD 82,000 to help street children in Bulawayo

November 19, 2012
Like most institutions in the country, Scripture Union‘s Thuthuka Street Children’s Project is plagued by financial difficulties that are hindering it from effectively conducting its operations. According to a project proposal, the organisation requires USD 82,000 annually to operate efficiently. The document also states that only 28 percent of this amount will ...

Traditional healers and Evangelicals vs HIV/AIDS: Condomize, educate, abstain

November 14, 2012
by Sinikiwe Mlambo and Moses Chibaya The national AIDS Council (NAC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education has roped in traditional health practitioners (THP) to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS. The programme targets at least 300 THPs for training. NAC Research and Documentation coordinator Freeman Dube said the initiative was ...

Four vacancies at Catholic Relief Services – Zimbabwe Program (Deadline: Nov 21)

November 14, 2012
Catholic Relief Services – Zimbabwe Program, an international humanitarian and development organization seeks qualified candidates for a USAID-funded, multi-year food security, nutrition and agricultural development project in Zimbabwe. 1) Gender Specialist (50% field office, 50% Harare) The Gender Specialist will be responsible for integrating a comprehensive gender strategy across activities ...

California Christians to launch micro-finance program for Mutoko orphanage alumni

November 13, 2012
Volunteers from the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church in the US state of California are making plans to launch a micro-finance program to make loans that provide a more sustainable future to young entrepreneurs as they “age out” of an orphanage in Mutoko, Mashonaland East. There is hope that they are inspired by an ...

UMC missionaries visit Zimbabwe, Malawi

November 12, 2012
A group of seven people visited  the village of Mutambara in Manicaland  for a week last September, where they checked in on the Hope Center that Acworth United Methodist Church helped build. Along with Rev. James Gwin, senior pastor of the US state of Georgia-based church, the group included Shirley Rose, who has represented ...

Zimbabwe School of Mines to graduate 48 students in Industrial Chaplaincy

October 30, 2012
Forty eight students from the Zimbabwe School of Mines will graduate in Industrial Chaplaincy this year, a school official has said.   Speaking during the ceremony which saw 131 students graduating in various disciplines the CEO of ZMS, Dzingai Tusai, said, ”Scripture Union services have been successfully carried out since ...

Video: Trumpet Call Agriculture discussed with Lindani Dube

October 26, 2012
Trumpet Call Agriculture is an ecumenical initiative to feed the nation of Zimbabwe through Christ-centered faith, love and practical action. In the video below, you can listen to the initiative’s co-leaders Pastor Scott Marques of the Newfrontiers churches and Rev. Lindani Dube, Secretary General of the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe, talking about the challenges and achievements of their ...

Invitation to partner with Catholic Relief Services

October 25, 2012
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is inviting local NGOs registered in Zimbabwe and working on agriculture, market research, health and/or nutrition to submit their organizations profile and a maximum 3 page capacity statement to CRS Offices in Harare. Catholic Relief Services is an international, non-profit relief and development organization that has ...

Video: The Focus and Roots of Catholic Church in Zimbabwe

October 18, 2012
This video was produced in 2008, when Zimbabwe found herself at the very bottom of an economic abyss. Although the situation has improved since then, Catholic church in Zimbabwe remains one of the key engines in promotion of the social cause in the Southern African nation. The video searches for ...
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