WFP Food Assistance Targets 170 000 children and mothers

THE World Food Program (WFP) has rolled out a food assistance program in the country’s rural communities to reinforce the food security situation ahead of a catastrophic lean season which could see 1.1 million rural folks facing food shortages.   By Michael Gwarisa According to the Zimbabwe Vulnerablity Assesment Committee (Zimvac), a total of 1.1 million could face massive starvation in rural Zimbabwe in the forthcoming lean season and WFP hand-outs will target at least 30 priority districts located across all eight rural provinces. In an interview with HealthTimes, WFP’s…

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TelOne Launches Girls Empowerment Initiative

ZIMBABWE’S telecommunications giant, TelOne has launched TelOne QueenMakers, a year long girls mentorship program aimed at empowering  high school girls with basic life skills.   By Michael Gwarisa The program is also part of TelOne’s corporate social responsibility programs which will see not less than 200 girls from around the country experience a real working environment scenario under the guidance of mentors from various fields of expertise from within TelOne. Speaking at the official launch, TelOne managing Director, Mrs Chipo Mtasa said the program would fo a long way in…

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