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Jafuta Foundation introduces home biogas units to the communities around Victoria Falls

In line with the country’s sustainable development goals, the Jafuta Foundation is the first organisation to introduce home biogas units for cooking in the rural areas surrounding Victoria Falls. The objective of the biogas units is to address issues of climate change, deforestation, health effects of carbon fuels on humanity and minimise the effects of …

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Greenline Africa Trust activities over the past six months

Greenline Africa Trust who have been active in the rural communities surrounding Victoria Falls for several years have ramped up their efforts throughout the lockdown period and as a result of the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the region. Below is an overview of just a few of their efforts over the …

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Incredible fundraising campaign in honour of Victoria Falls legend

Mr Philip James was a legend in Victoria Falls. He was the epitome of service, having served at the Victoria Falls Hotel for over 50 years and was known and loved by all who live here. In addition, he had nurtured and trained so many in service excellence throughout his years at Victoria Falls Hotel. …

Community Updates COVID-19 Updates

Jafuta Foundation assists Victoria Falls Hospital with repaired and serviced motorcycles

As part of the effort to improve public health delivery in Hwange District, Jafuta Foundation managed to assist Victoria Falls hospital to repair and service 10 out 18 motorcycles to be used by the Environmental Health Officers in the Clinics to conduct the following activities : Covid-19 Contact Tracing Supervision of Burials TB Contact Tracing …

Community Updates COVID-19 Updates

Greenline Africa Trust increase their work in the rural areas on the outskirts of Victoria Falls

Greenline Africa Trust, a local Victoria Falls based community focused Trust whose focus has been on assisting communities to create a better life for marginalized women, children & youth through sustainable projects focusing on livelihoods, health, education and biodiversity management, have increased their efforts throughout the covid-19 pandemic in the rural areas on the outskirts …

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Over 100,000 meals served to vulnerable children in and around Victoria Falls in just 27 days

In just under a month, the Children’s Feeding Programme has gained huge momentum and as of today surpassed the 100 000 meals served mark. An incredible 103 588 meals had been served to children in and around Victoria Falls since the programme began approximately 27 days ago. The success of this programme has been achieved …

Community Updates COVID-19 Updates

Food for work program collects 3,200 bags of litter

Along with the Children’s feeding scheme ( Monday to Friday), the COVID-19 taskforce have continued to run the ‘Food for Work’ programme for adults in and around Victoria Falls whereby volunteers have stepped forward to help with town improvement projects to ensure the look and feel of the town is improved and ready for the …

Community Updates COVID-19 Updates

The Oak Foundation generously donates important medical equipment to assist Victoria Falls

The shipment of a much awaited, latest model, mobile digital X-ray machine generously donated by the Oak Foundation through the Jafuta Foundation arrived in Victoria Falls and an official handover ceremony took place whereby Martin Mhlanga, Board Chairperson of Zimbabwe Aids Project Clinic in Mkhosana, which is currently equipped as Covid Isolation Centre 1, received …

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Victoria Falls – “The Little Town that Could”

This phrase has been regularly used by the Victoria Falls Covid-19 taskforce and aptly describes the continued generosity, commitment, resilience and determination of the entire community of Victoria Falls who continue to pull together during these times of adversity despite the downturn in tourism on which the region so heavily relies, and the impact that …

Community Updates COVID-19 Updates

Over 14,000 meals served to Victoria Falls children in 1 week

14,314 meals have been served over the course of the last 7 days to children in and around Victoria Falls under the Victoria Falls COVIS-19 Taskforce Children’s Feeding Programme. This incredible community continue to go above and beyond to do what they can to ensure the well-being of all those who live in this amazing …