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Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit for a good cause

Over the last five months, Bruce Wilkes and Clive Wakefield, local residents of Victoria Falls, have held four “Handmade, Homemade & Food Fair” markets to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit that existed before, and has arisen in the town throughout the covid-19 pandemic, with all entry fees to the market supporting the Victoria Falls Old Age …

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World class Rescue & Evacuation: ACE Air & Ambulance annual training challenge takes place in Matabeleland North

ACE Air & Ambulance (Pvt) Ltd is an internationally accredited air ambulance operator, with multiple bases throughout Zimbabwe, that specialises in emergency evacuation, remote rescue and recovery throughout Southern Africa and beyond. Every Year the team at ACE Air & Ambulance Zimbabwe undergo an extensive week of training and team building challenges, each year in …

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Mummy’s Angels Zimbabwe moves mountains for mothers

Mummy’s Angels Zimbabwe is a registered Trust based in Victoria Falls, created to provide assistance for expectant mothers who have nothing to welcome their little one’s into the world. Throughout the covid-19 pandemic, this little organisation based in Victoria Falls, and made up of a small handful of passionate volunteers, has continued to move mountains …

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Wild Horizons receives Conservation & Community Empowerment Award

Wild Horizons this last week received the Conservation & Community Empowerment Award from the Environmental Management Agency. Behind every Wild Horizons venture is a purpose aimed at creating an enriching travel experience for guests whilst conserving Africa’s wilderness and wildlife for the local communities and future generations. The diverse range of corporate social responsibility programmes …

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Supporting Women’s Health through the Jafuta Foundation “Girls Dignity Project”

Jafuta Foundation have continued their “Girls’ Dignity Project”, training women how to make reusable sanitary pads for menstrual health and well-being for all women in the communities on the outskirts of Victoria Falls Town. This last week the Jafuta Team were at Ntabayengwe Village resuming their training with the community, and the attendance by the …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …