Welcome 2023 girl child mentees!

Girl Mentorship

We are so excited to have started our 2023 girl child mentorship programme with 30 girls from 3 different schools in Harare, Zimbabwe. I know we say this every year but we really do have a lovely group of girls! Most of the girls pleasantly surprised us with their bubbly characters and eagerness to learn […]

Term 1 update – April 2022

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A good start to the new year! 2022 begins with a few welcomes! We are so pleased to be able to start 2022 with you and to give you an update of the first term. We can’t believe we are in April already! This year we have welcomed 27 new students to the Makomborero family […]

Goodbye to the Mentees of 2021!


Coming to the end of the year meant a very sad goodbye to our 2021 mentees with whom we had shared an unpredictable yet lovely year. Since you heard from us last, we were able to start face to face sessions again in September 2021. Our mentors were raring to go after the break necessitated […]

Lunch with all the trimmings!

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Rice, chicken in sauce and coleslaw is a much loved meal combination in Zimbabwe. In the past, it was the food that was served at weddings, parties, Christmas meals and any special occasion one can think of. This much loved meal and all the nostalgia it brings found its place at our much awaited end […]

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 […]

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 […]