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Giving aid can temporarily alleviate the symptoms of poverty, but providing a path out of poverty treats the causes and leads to lasting life change.

solutions that work

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Clean Water

Household water filters and community wells

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Farming

Every family growing nutritious food

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Healthy Homes

High impact, low-cost methods to prevent disease

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Orphan Care

A family for every child

 
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Business Development

Skills for income generation

What We Do

Clean Water

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Clean Water

Wells

Many families have to walk miles every day to find water. Wells provide villages with a local source of clean water.

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Water Filters

Our local partner builds and installs 6 biosand filters every week. Every filter provides a household of up to 10 people with clean water.

Farming

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Building Food Security

Food security is chronically poor in Zaka due to recurrent droughts, poor farming practices, high unemployment, and political instability.

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Biointensive Organic Farming

Families and communities learn how to develop highly-productive gardens that produce wholesome food year round.

Healthy Homes

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Healthy Homes

Poverty is Dangerous

One of the greatest dangers of poverty is the ever-present risk of illness and death from disease. Compounding this is the almost complete lack of access to healthcare.

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Seven Interventions

The Healthy Homes Program teaches seven high-impact, low or no-cost interventions that break the vicious cycle of illness-malnutrition-poverty.

Orphan Care

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Orphan Care

Every Child Deserves a Family

Due to the HIV/Aids crisis, Zimbabwe has over 1.3 million orphans. It is a tragic fact that as many as half the children in orphanages have a living relative.

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Equipping Families

Community volunteers strengthen and equip families to care for orphaned children so they can remain in a loving home as part of a larger community.

Business Development

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Business Development

Breaking the Cycle

2 billion people worldwide have no access to financial services and have no safe place for their savings. Breaking the cycle of poverty requires investment in business development.

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Table Banking

Communities will be trained in table banking, a simple savings and loan system, and microloans will be provided for the creation of small businesses that will impact entire villages.