CITW Zambezi’s drive to ensure food security in the remote, rural areas south of Hwange National Park…
With the impending food crisis as a result of COVID-19, CITW Zambezi has been working hard to ensure that schools receive additional assistance. As many people around the country live hand to mouth and earn a small income, the now-extended lockdown will have a significant effect on their ability to feed their families.
As each school we work with has a veggie garden, we have sourced seeds to send to Tsholotsho schools during the lockdown period. Sent with the re-supply vehicle to camp, and then distributed to each school by one of the headmasters, these will be planted as soon as possible so that vegetables are able to be harvested before winter hits.
3 300 students and staff positively impacted
We will continue to purchase and distribute seeds to boost the amount of food that each school is able to produce. Any donations that will enable us to purchase more seeds and other staple food supplies for these communities will be gratefully received.
The first seed distribution includes:
Report by Sarah Adams