Night-time Adventures at Makomborero

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“It’s cold!” whispered Yeukai, shivering a bit and squeezing her jersey closer to her body. “Don’t you think we should do this on a Friday or Saturday, when the students are not going to school the following day?” she added. “Emergencies wait for nothing!” whispered Milton, displaying courage outwardly but inside burning with uneasiness.  “We […]

All Smiles on the Mood Meter!

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The mood meter at Makomborero Zimbabwe went up a hundred notches on Saturday 10th April 2021 when we were finally able to hold our first Girl Child session after nearly 14 months of not being able to meet!! In case you are wondering what the mood meter is, it is something that was introduced to us […]

Meet the Makomborero Zimbabwe Office Staff

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You have heard a lot about the different goings-on at Makomborero Zimbabwe. Lower Sixth selection process, our Christmas parties, Graduations, Girl Child, Mobile Science Lab and Mutsidzira to mention a few. But who is working behind the scenes to make these a success? Well, we wanted to let you know so in this blog post, […]

Announcing the Mutsidzira Community Grant Winners 2021!

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Makomborero Zimbabwe is excited to finally share the projects that will be sponsored by the Mutsidzira Community Grant in 2021. Mutsidzira is an annual community grant that invites past Makomborero students to apply for financial help in order to fund their proposed projects. The main aim of this grant is to invest into and revive […]

An Update from Mark and Laura Albertyn – 3rd Term 2020

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We have come to the end of our 10th year  of Makomborero Zimbabwe and what a year it has been!  Our Internal students were able to return to their schools in September, which saw the end of online learning for them.  This was a wonderful opportunity to return to some kind of normal education – […]

MUTSIDZIRA – our communities in our hands!

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Makomborero Zimbabwe is excited to have launched a community grant programme, called Mutsidzira, which means “to revive” in Shona. The selection process has begun and projects will take off in January 2021. Zimbabwean cultures are generally well known for their togetherness and community spirit. The saying ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ is […]

We have a Winner! – Creating a logo for Mutsidzira

DRUM ROLL PLEASE….WE HAVE A MUTSIDZIRA LOGO WINNER! Makomborero has launched a community grant programme for past Makomborero students called Mutsidzira, which means ‘to revive’. We thought, who better to design a logo for Mutsidzira than our past students so we had some fun with a ‘Mutsidzira logo competition’. The best logo stood to win […]

Girl up Nyatsime – Martha & Judith’s Gap Year Story

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Martha and Judith are part of Makomborero’s 2018 Intake and graduated following their A-Levels in 2019. In the time before going to University, they witnessed the pressing issues faced by the young women in their community and decided to do something about it. Here is their inspiring story. Martha: I did not take a gap […]