Category Archives: Zimbabwe

New Year Fishes

Happy New Year everyone, this will be our final update before we head back to the UK next week. Strangely looking forward to some cold weather, although that will probably only last a few days! The last two weeks have … Continue reading

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9 Piglets

This is a blog from December 2019, due to connection problems in Zimbabwe we were unable to post it. I guess the highlight of the last month (Well for me anyway, maybe not Edline) was being asked to be guest … Continue reading

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Ratidzo Land

We met up with our two German volunteers in Harare, (well one was on our flight from Dubai). They have settled in well and are hard workers. Like us all the heat is a challenge, so early morning working is … Continue reading

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Lean on me!

We are delighted to have linked up with Southampton Hospital Minor Injuries Unit who have kindly donated crutches, walking frames and walking sticks to our “Lean on me” campaign.  A big thank you Southampton Hospital Minor Injuries Unit!  Now we … Continue reading

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Colony Bar Wars!

Bees entered two of our trap boxes a couple of weeks ago, just a few days apart.  So it was very exciting to move them to the hives at the weekend.  One colony was fairly strong with combs already being…

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Laura’s days are numbered!

Cyclone Idai hit parts of Zimbabwe very badly last month, luckily we were not near the areas worst affected. Only catching the edge of things and a few days of poor weather. Others were not so lucky and many lost … Continue reading

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Taking it to the Max

Introducing our new team member Maxwell Enock.  Max has joined the Ratidzo family as our Community Projects Assistant. He is 28 years old, married with two children. It’s great to have him on board and he comes with good knowledge … Continue reading

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Peas 4 fees

It was a great pleasure to meet a group called NCDPZ – National Council of Disabled Persons of Zimbabwe, Sanyati branch. They have about 150 members with a whole range of disabilities. They have been given about 2 hectares of … Continue reading

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Acts of kindness

Back in Zimbabwe, after a short Christmas and New Year trip to the UK. It has been great to catch up with the Andrea family and see the progress on their house. The outside is now nearly complete, just a … Continue reading

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Pirates

Our last few days in Zim on this trip have been blessed, blessed by people’s generosity to help others. We’ve told you about how Andrea’s mother came to see us back in September, looking to see if we could help … Continue reading

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