PVO transforms lives of Lupane women

By Thembelihle Mhlanga  Ntengwe for Development, a registered private voluntary organisation that facilitates community development through skills capacitation and evidence-based advocacy and groups’ savings for assets amassing, has come to the aid of villagers in Lupanda and Simunyu areas in Lupane.  The organisation has achieved this by imparting the necessary skills for poverty alleviation.   […]

NGO donates stationery to Lupane schools

By Thandeka Matebesi A non-governmental organisation, New Hope Children’s Trust, which endeavours to assist vulnerable children, particularly orphans, donated stationery to two secondary schools in Ward 8 of Lupane. The Founder of the organisation, Judith Dube said the donation was part of its programme dubbed ‘surviving under the new normal’, which assists rural schools to […]

Lupane youths fail to access public service

By Thandeka Matebesi A MATABELELAND-BASED non-governmental organisation, Rural Communities Empowerment Trust (RuCET), says young people in Menyezwa’s Ward 14 area in Lupane are facing challenges in accessing public services. RuCET, in partnership with Lupane Youth for Development Trust, held a meeting with young people from (the) areas, including Masenyane, to discuss issues affecting them. RuCET […]

Provide free sanitary pads – Govt told

Community Podium A LUPANE-BASED NGO, Lupane Youth for Development Trust (LUYTD) has accused government of reneging on its promise to provide free sanitary wear to girls in rural areas. LUYDT Programmes coordinator Tawanda Mazango said Finance and Economic Development minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube said government would provide rural girls with sanitary wear worth ZW$200 million.  “There […]