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Welcoming 2023 with Much Appreciation!

There is much gratitude we share in this post…thank you ever so much for your ongoing support! We can’t do it without you. Those who have sent the funds that you want to earmark for one or more of our programs have come through. You have made our planning for 2023 a workable ...

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Warm Winter Greetings from Lacomb, Oregon!

We are very happy to share our annual letter with you - click here!  Although later than usual, its still packed with a great update from the President of Ancient Ways, our Nhimbe team in Zimbabwe, and an exclusive report from our office here!  Many thanks to those ...

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November Update from Zimbabwe!

Early winter greetings from here in Lacomb and summer greetings from Zimbabwe! Some rain has started for them, but is slow coming at this point. Our well building lid painter is busy painting as many lids as possible before the land begins getting soaked. We are hopeful that ...

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Nhimbe Preschool’s 20th Anniversary!

The Nhimbe for Progress Preschool has been in operation for 20 years! Wow…what an achievement! Febby Shava has been in charge this entire time and, like a good wine, is only getting better with time. I would think it would get harder as one ages (I’m recalling she is in her ...

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Thank You Soooo Much!

Your rapid and generous response has made it possible to give a go-ahead for building the four elderly widows’ wells! It is with incredible gratitude that the members of Nhimbe and all of us involved say “Tatenda Chaizvo”.  You know, over there, when one person sees tha ...

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Urgent Request – Elderly Need Water!

End-of-summer greetings to all!  We are deep in the well building process for the nine wells that were donated this year, and that is very exciting.  The rainy season is coming soon enough, and these wells must get completed before then.  We are making good progress, but, wh ...

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Summer Greetings from Lacomb!

Hope this finds you and yours well, and enjoying your summer. The weather variability is one of the hottest topics of conversation all over the world. It is sizzling here for our little web feet…the frogs and ducks prefer more moisture! LOCAL MID-VALLEY UPDATE We have be ...

Maize, Marimba Huts, and Skyrocketing Prices

The Nhimbe for Progress staff families are incredibly grateful for the food assistance they have been receiving since November. We were able to purchase one ton of maize, and use it for both the staff and the preschool, saving quite a bit by buying in bulk. We got them the h ...

Nhimbe Community Garden Doing Well!

The Nhimbe for Progress Community Center gardens continue to produce, even though the inclement weather destroyed crops, and the fire ruined many of their efforts in 2021. We are grateful to see that the elderly residents keep reaping the rewards, as does our Nhimbe preschoo ...

2021 Year End Gratitude!

Thank you again for the continued support of Nhimbe for Progress through your positive thoughts, encouraging words and your generous donations, all of which have a direct affect on the future of the Mhondoro residents! 2021 is almost over and there is still time for fully t ...