We have started our harvest on the cabbage field! We planted 4 different types of cabbage and some have been sun dried directly whilst others have been boiled first in salty water then dried. We will store them in bags and we can keep them up to a year depending on the conditions.
Good news! Despite the difficult times Evans and the project team are still busy working. They just completed the installation of the solar system. A great success. Thanks to all of you for the great ongoing help and support.
Work on the Permaculture Centre continues. With the guardroom now thatched, we still need to raise £4,000 to erect 9 more huts that can welcome the orphans and students onto the Centre.We are moulding around 55,000 bricks for the buildings and working on the farm with 3 ladies, 3 youths and 2 men from theContinue reading Developments, Fundraising and a Visit by Tony Ndoro
Thank you all for patiently waiting for our latest updates. The thatching of the guardroom has been delayed due the national restrictions effecting the arrival of our thatcher. But he finally managed to work with our people again. As shown on the photos below, it all looks great and the brick moulding has also startedContinue reading UPDATES August 21
We are very busy at the Mangwende Orphan Care Centre with a great progress on our first hut for the village, which will accommodate 10 children and their foster care parent or mother. It will have 6 huts, kitchen, sitting room, garden and fish pond. We are also finishing the solar pv stand to putContinue reading UPDATES JULY 28
Our cabbage seedlings have grown a lot in the last two months after being planted separately at the beginning of May. We put mulch under each plant to help keep the soil moist under the plants even during drier spells. We are going to sell the cabbages to the local community and take some toContinue reading Updates July 7
Good news! Thanks to the great ongoing support, Evans and the project team were able to start the construction of the water tank. See pictures and the video below. Take care and thank you very much for your support.
We hope you are all safe and healthy, while trying to make the most out of the new situation. Unfortunately, the number of COVID-19 cases are on the increase here in Zimbabwe, so we are expecting stricter measures in the coming days. The good news is, the Trust managed to secure 10 000 bricks toContinue reading Updates June 2nd
Thanks to the great support, Evans managed to purchase a drip irrigation kit for 1 hectare and now they are concentrating on the construction of the water tanks. Furthermore the construction of a dam has started and Evans and the project team is now using soil from an ant hill on their fields which isContinue reading Updates May 15
Evans and the project team are working hard and they never give up. We now have all the solar panels needed for lighting and irrigation. Next we are concentrating on the construction of the water tank and tank stand. After this we will then purchase drip kits for drip irrigation. The journey is very slowContinue reading Progress, May 2020