My friend, Helene and I arrived in Harare in September 2018, working on an international project concerning reduction of the prevalence of HIV among adolescents in Zimbabwe. We want to get a broad perspective on the issues of HIV, and how it affect the society and the children and adolescents living in it.
October has been exceptionally dry. A local idiom designates the suffering of animals, vegetation, and people during the ‘suicide month’. The midlands has no other water to offer than the occasional small creeks, gradually stagnating under the road bridges between the small townships.
It’s a wrap! What a year it has been. We’re grateful for all the memories and friends we made this year, from here we can only get bigger! The lessons we learnt in 2018 will help shape up the coming year and we’re ready for it! We wish you all the best and here’s a quick list to get you started on a good note.
Over the past 2 months Zimbabwe has been hit with intermittent fuel shortages which have caused a few hiccups in the transport sector across the country. Motorists have had to sleep in queues in some cases just to get a chance to fill their tanks so that they don’t run out.
Tiritose attended a week-long summer camp in Marondera, held by the Let The Children Play Trust (LTCP). The camp is called Music That Matters and nurtures musical talents of young people, from giving vocal lessons to learning and playing instruments.
When thinking about travelling, most of us look to UNESCO for the World Heritage sites so that we can tick the bucket list. Similarly, when travelling to Zimbabwe, there is no doubt that you are swayed by the appeal of the mighty Victoria Falls – and honestly, who can blame you! The Victoria Falls make …
If this is your first time travelling to Zimbabwe or you’re now a regular visitor here’s some information that you might need to know before and during your trip! You can thank us later.
Zimbabwe has more types of wild fruits than even the natives are aware of. Different parts of this small country are known for different fruits, so no matter where you go, you’ll be sure to find something that will pleasantly surprise your taste buds and your body because they are all organic
Rhino and Elephant Awareness Day by AWARE Trust. Tiritose was invited to help with the fundraising initiative for the endangered Rhino and Elephant, an event held at Old Georgians Sports Club. Tiritose helped with marketing the event, rounding up volunteers and carried out flash mobs with dancers from the Tamba Africa Ensemble at several shopping malls.
The youth of Zimbabwe are an integral part of our vision at Tiritose. One of the very first initiatives we got underway had to involve the youth and students. The HeartBeat project focuses on developing the concept of servant leadership within the Zimbabwean youth.