Zimbabwe

  Priscilla Maposa 


Country summary:

Board Member(s) Patricia Made
Staff Members

Priscilla Maposa – Country Manager

Rudo Tamangani – Finance Officer

Tapiwa Zvaraya – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

When registered 2012
Alliance Focal Network Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe
Government COEs 79
View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 2
Key partners Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing; Ministry of Women and Youth Affairs; The Embassy of Sweden; UNWOMEN; Zimbabwe Local Government Association – Association of Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe (ARDCZ) and Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ); International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD).

Read more in the Zimbabwe  country report. View the Zimbabwe Facebook page. Gender Links Zimbabwe has developed a 50/50 policy brief  to champion advocacy and campaigns around this area. Read the 50/50 policy brief here. You can learn more on the Zimbabwe programmatic area on this page. In 2018 the office managed to hold the following events

  1. Entrepreneurship Training of Trainers.
  2. 50-50 Elections workshop.
  3.  Centres of Excellence buy-in workshop.
  4. Gender Action Planning workshop.

Zimbabwe Strategy 2016 – 2020


Zimbabwe: Chiota Community economically empowered to take charge of their own development

Chiota Greenfield partnered with private companies such as Zimbabwe’s giant day old chicks supplier, Irvines, to support women in implementation of commercial broiler production namely Materera Chicken project which comprised of 9 women and 2 men. The project members had been capacitated in community based management of the various projects they undertook. It was a […]

Zimbabwe:Women in Kadoma City partnering with Nyaradzo for Skills Development

The City of Kadoma partnered with Nyaradzo Funeral Services in the empowerment of women through a skills training programme targeting women of various backgrounds in the City. The programme involved the identification of various women who were denizens in the City keen to acquire life skills that enabled them to change their life and self […]

July 19, 2018 Themes: Business | Business Unusual | Economics | Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Umguza Rural District Council – Capacity Building of Livestock Farming in Umguza Rural Communities

The project sought to empower communal farmers in attaining improved animal husbandry skills. That led to raising the quality of their livestock and its market value. Women and children, who usually bear the brunt of economical struggles in families, were given an opportunity to contribute meaningfully, not only to improving their own welfare but that […]

July 19, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Economics Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Municipality of Chinhoyi – Economic Justice in education, training and economic development

The Chinhoyi community suggested a review of various tariffs. Budget consultation was a good practice since consultation involved men, women, youths and people with disability. The needs of everyone had to be incorporated in the budget. The project came up with a gender sensitive budget and by consulting them, stakeholders feel valued. Visits to every […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo City Council – Open Door Children’s Corner (ODCC)

The Open Door Children’s Corners (ODCC) project was initiated by Book Aid International (BAI) following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between BAI and the City of Bulawayo on 20 January 2016. BAI was the major donor of the books that constituted the Bulawayo Municipal Library Service (BMLS) collection in the existing nine libraries. ODCC encouraged […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Chegutu Rural District Council – Boarding facility for girl child only

There was a rural school with disadvantaged children who travelled for long distances to access secondary education. Some of the school children were lodging at Mubaira growth point. They ended up in difficult situations like drug abuse, alcoholism, prostitution and child pregnancies. The council, as the responsible authority of the school, mobilized resources from parents […]

Zimbabwe: Manyame RDC – Roll Back Climate Change

The villagers in Seke district had over 3 000 households who had suffered from lack of clean water supply and sanitation. The schools and the community at large had undergone some of the unheard human miseries due to unreliable rainfalls and droughts. Most of the rivers in the area were seasonal, an indication that there […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe:Chegutu Municipality – Acting Locally and Thinking Globally Through Solar Energy Harvesting -A Panacea to Climate Change

Chegutu Municipality embracing the use of solar energy in piped water schemes to improve access its’ access to the residents. The use of solar energy to provide piped water supply to the residents was brought about as a result of erratic water supply as a result of pump faults and power shortages from the main […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: – Community Technology Development Organisation – Roll Back Climate Change

Umguza Rural District Council (Umguza RDC) worked with Community Technology Development Organisation (CTDO) in building community resilience from shocks and hazards through crop and livelihood diversification. The project was supported by donor communities under Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) code named Matebeleland Enhanced Livelihood And Nutrition Adaptation (MELANA) and it targeted the vulnerable rural members […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change | Environment Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Gokwe Town Council – Community Education on Climate Change

Gokwe Town Council did not have an approved land fill and the Town was practicing crude tipping. The community based health club, Ziso Rehutano, had embarked on a plastic recycling project. That managed to reduce amounts of greenhouse gases that were released into the atmosphere and resulted in ozone depletion and global warming. The recycling […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work
Zimbabwe

Office

Country ManagerPriscilla Maposa
Phone+263 4798 600
Emailzimmanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressNicoz Diamond Building, 30 Samora Machel Avenue, 6th Floor, Harare, Zimbabwe