Maize Micro-loans and Preschool Food

Now is the time to plant one’s maize field as the rains are coming in Zimbabwe!  We have spent approximately $840 to purchase certified seed for 27 families so that they can plant their field knowing that the quality will ensure a successful crop of 1-2 tons (depending upo ...

New Toilet Built at the Nhimbe Community Center

A new toilet has been completed at the Nhimbe Community Center for the preschool children through the collaboration of the Ministry of Health and Environmental Department who donated 5 bags of cement for the project, the general community residents who donated pit sand, and ...

Update on the Preschool Water Pump

Our Senior Nurse says, “The installation of a water pump at the Community Center has not only simplified our access to water but has also assured us the safest drinking water for our many children and the community at large. The pump has the capacity to draw out enough wat ...

UNICEF is Providing Nhimbe Well Pump

UNICEF has chosen the Nhimbe for Progress preschool as one of its first sites to install a well pump in the rural Mhondoro area. The reason given was our great track record and stability! This well pump will increase the gallons per minute phenomenally compared to manually ...

Report from the Field – Brendan Taaffe

Here is something that was just received from Zimbabwe.  Ironically Brendan is sending this exactly when I was due to travel and arrive for my work there (the 25th/26th) but canceled my trip … it's just like a musician to have incredible timing!  See also Brendan's website b ...

Preschool in Zimbabwe gets some renovations!

We got word that the preschool kitchen hut had collapsed.  This is an open air hut that provides a small room for washing dishes and another small room for cooking over a fire.  Research was underway to find a better way to repair the hut.  Utilizing our local builder's expe ...

New Classes!

We’re very excited to announce the following new classes in Corvallis: 5 year olds – 4-5 pm Thursdays Beginner – 5-6:30 pm Thursdays Youth (ages 10-18) – 6:30-8 pm Thursdays It’s not too late to join. Give us a call!

New Year’s Eve Fundraiser at Papa’s Pizza Corvallis

Join us from 6-9 pm on Dec 31 at the Papa’s Pizza on S. 3rd Street (99W) in Corvallis for a family-friendly night of marimba music. 50% of food proceeds and 25% of gift certificate purchases (with coupon) will be donated to Ancient Ways to help our friends in rural Zimbabwe. ...