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“After Completing my studies, I want to be a doctor,”- Junior.

“After Completing my studies, I want to be a doctor,”- Junior.

  Junior Sithole 16-year-old Junior Sithole is a single orphan from Chipinge in Manicaland Province, a U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported district. A single orphan, Junior lost her father who passed on in 2018 when she was still in Form One. Left only …

Newly opened Hurungwe Safe Shelter to respond to GBV

Newly opened Hurungwe Safe Shelter to respond to GBV

FACT Zimbabwe Executive Director, Gertrude Shumba (left) with Mashonaland West Ministry of Women Affairs Community Small to Medium Enterprise Development Provincial Development Officer, Mr Patrick Rangwani during the official opening of the Hurungwe Safe Shelter. HURUNGWE- FACT Zimbabwe with support from UNFPA through the European Union sponsored Spotlight Initiative officially opened the Hurungwe Safe Shelter …

International Human Rights Day 2020: Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights

International Human Rights Day 2020: Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights

10 December marks the end of the #16DaysOfActivismAgainstGenderBasedViolence and the activation of the ##InternationalHumanRightsDay running under the theme “Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights.” The theme comes on the backdrop of the #COVID_19 pandemic and focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring Human Rights are central to recovery efforts. As enshrined in The Universal …

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

FACT Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence which runs annually from the 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th December, Human Rights Day. The 2020 global theme is: “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!” The onset of …

Faith Leaders shaping an #AIDSFreeGeneration.

Faith Leaders shaping an #AIDSFreeGeneration.

Lieutenant Tichaona Marufu and his wife  Faith leaders have wholly embraced the Faith and Community Initiative (FCI) and have committed to cascade the new messages of hope to their congregant. Lieutenant Tichaona Marufu and his wife are faith leaders from the Salvation Army championing new messages of hope and are appreciating the model of community …

Story of  the week

Story of the week

Newly opened Hurungwe Safe Shelter to respond to GBV FACT Zimbabwe Executive Director, Gertrude Shumba (left) with Mashonaland West Ministry of Women Affairs Community Small to Medium Enterprise Development Provincial Development Officer, Mr Patrick Rangwani during the official opening of the Hurungwe Safe Shelter. HURUNGWE- FACT Zimbabwe with support from UNFPA through the European Union …

World AIDS Day Commemorations

Family AIDS Caring Trust Zimbabwe (FACT) joined the people of Zimbabwe and the world at large in commemorating World AIDS Dayon the 1st of December 2019 running under the theme: “Communities make the difference.” The commemorations which were held at Mucheke Stadium in Masvingo province saw the Government of Zimbabwe and partners converging to accelerate …