Marimba Playing Plus+ to Resume!

With Covid-19 lockdowns many of our regular Nhimbe activities were stalled during their winter, recently ending. Everything is getting back into the spring swing of things. In particular, we agreed to build a marimba hut at our last board meeting in June. All of the cement ...

Many Thanks to Your Generosity!

Since we were awarded additional Community Center land by Chief Nherera, we are now blessed to have a space for the children’s outside activities. We knew it would cost $6,400 to cover the fence and equipment for this space, and now with only just over $300 we will have met ...

We Need Your Help Now!

We are making lemonade out of the lemons! As you know our Nhimbe preschool yard was consumed by a run-away fire across the bush at the beginning of July.  Not only did the aged wooden play structures burn, but the Magaya homestead of Joshua and Matilda also suffered.  I ...

That wasn’t the latest news…

If you received an email about Cyclone Eloise, the post did indeed get sent late last night as a fluke. We were working on the website and are still not clear how it was republished as a brand new post. If you didn't read about it in March when we first posted, please enjoy ...

Community Center Fire and Gratefully No One Injured!

Just a quick report here, as we don't have all the information, but there has been a fire affecting the Nhimbe for Progress Community Center. . Fortunately, as far as we know, no one in the area was injured. The Center was unoccupied at the time, but Isaac, in char ...

How are things in Mhondoro?

Thank you for your patience while we work with the issues on the ground. I have been slow to update you on the story, as there have been many developments. I prefer less emails and so assume you do too ;*)) . The 12 collapsed wells from the recent Cyclone Eloise, were ...

Cyclone Eloise Brings Big Damage to Nhimbe

Long story short: In late January this year, Cyclone Eloise, breaking loose in Mozambique and all over Southern African, stimulated a ripple of storms bringing torrential rains to Mhondoro destroying and damaging crops, structures, and wells on its path, while the Covid-19- ...

Update from Nhimbe Preschool!

The Zimbabwean 2021 school year has been an unusual unfolding!  You may remember, we first expected to be in school right after the first of the year, by the 4th of January.  Normally, we don’t begin thinking about the new school year until near the 15th of Januar ...

One More Day in 2020 to Make the Nhimbe Difference!

We are always grateful for your support in our cooperative endeavors!  At year end, as we organize for the following 12 month’s efforts, your contribution not only gets you a fully taxable donation, but also helps us with our planning. .  Its during this tim ...

Preschool Graduation and Soap Distribution Day!

Graduation day for the Nhimbe for Progress Preschool and our resident's soap/mask distribution were brought together on December 17th. Both went on quiet well. Muda, our new co-director, shares the following story: . "We were graced by the local councilor and health ...