Zimkids

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Annual Gala time!

On Friday 10th November, our Annual Gala is back. It’s set to be a night to remember with exciting auction prizes, a brand new venue (Kings College, Wimbledon), dinner, live music, the latest Zimkids news and much more. 

Click photo to book one of the last remaining tables...

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Summer ball success!

Gibbs Hybrid did a wonderful job of putting on an incredible evening in our honour on 30th September and they raised over £5,000! We're so grateful to all involved in planning, donating and attending.

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Tough times ahead

Zimbabwe are heading for rough times, likely to end in hyper inflation leading to food shortages. Our farming training is more important than ever.

Click photo to see a short video of our team growing peppers...

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An Evening with....

On Friday 6th October from 7-9pm our founder will be joining us for an night you won't want to miss. We're hosting an evening to celebrate another year of Zimkids life-saving work with Puff Stotter, fresh back from the field.

Click photo for more info...

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A new vehicle for the team!

Thanks to the huge generosity of one family in the UK, many families in Zimbabwe will benefit from this vehicle donated last month which will enable us to reach those in most need..
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Self-sufficiency is key!

Amai Kuda is our specialist farming consultant who dedicates hours of her time every week to help the widowed ladies we support to get to grips with the reality of farming successfully. 

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Volunteering vacancy!

Zimkids UK is seeking an “innovative” person to join their committed team of volunteers & assist the UK Fundraising Coordinator.

Click the photo for more info and to apply...

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Volunteering vacancy!

Zimkids UK is seeking a “creative” person to join their committed team of volunteers & assist the UK Fundraising Coordinator. 

Click the photo for more info and to apply...

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Volunteering vacancy!

Zimkids UK is seeking an “Administrative” person to join their committed team of volunteers & assist the UK Fundraising Coordinator.

Click the photo for more info and to apply...

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Brooke's Pub2Pub fun run!

Brooke Parker and her colleagues are taking on a fun run with the aim of raising £1,000 for Zimkids.

Click the photo to hear their story and sponsor...

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Farming success!

We are celebrating with Boldwin as he harvests 1 tonne of maize!!!

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Remembering Boldwin

We have planted a tree in memory of Boldwin, one of our teens that sadly lost his fight with HIV last year.

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Gibbs End of Summer Ball

You are invited to our corporate partner's End of Summer Charity Ball on Saturday 30th September at Epsom Downs Racecourse

** Save the date & get your dancing shoes ready **

Click the photo for tickets...

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Building lasting friendships

Our super-dedicated team not only ensure physical needs of our families are met, they also spend time building real, lasting relationships. 

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New experiences

Our team delivered some bikes to rural Mutoko and surprised two very excited children that had never ridden one before!

Click the photo to see their joy on video...

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Announcement from UK Trustees

We have some staffing news from Zimbabwe.

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Self-Sufficiency in Hopley

We've been trialling some new farming methods with our families in one of our townships, Hopley.

Click the photo to see a sneak peak of the action... 

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Marathon superstar!

We'd like to say a HUGE thank you to Steffan who ran the London Marathon for us last month and raised over £4,000!!

Click the photo if you'd like to enter the Brighton Marathon and raise vital funds!!

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Healing through art...

Our staff member, Tanyse, is a trained counsellor. This month she's been helping both children and adults to express emotion through art.

Read more in our March 17 newsletter by clicking picture.. 

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Zimkids charity shop!

One of our wonderful Shamwaris has opened a Pop-up charity shop to raise funds for us!!!

Click photo for more info and opening times...

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Pop-up Classrooms

Pop-up Classrooms are revolutionising our education programme in the townships. Our wonderful township teachers are now able to teach every afternoon under shelter!

Click the photo to see our wonderful teachers in training...

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Welsh Male Choir

The Welsh boys - Beaufort Male Choir - put on a fun, energetic, emotive and passionate performance for us and raised £1,200 too!

Click photo to see a video of them in action on our Facebook page...

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London Marathon

We are allocated just one place every year in the London Marathon. This year Mr Steffan Edwards is running for us.

Click photo to sponsor him...

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Field Volunteers

We've got a wonderful volunteer confirmed to go out to Zimbabwe in May & June this year to help our team on the ground.

Click photo to sponsor Poppy...

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Township Teachers

Our heros of the moment are our Township Teachers who are dedicated to teaching our kids come rain or shine!

Find out more by clicking on the photo...

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An evening with Puff

On Thursday 19th January 2017 we celebrated the last year with Field Director Puff at Crown House Creative.

Click photo to see photos.. 

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Best Year Yet!

2016 was an incredible year for us, both in Zimbabwe and for fundraising in the UK.

Click photo to read our December 2016 newsletter...

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Mutoko build begins

We have have now begun building our second base in more rural Mutoko thanks to our wonderful donors.

Click photo to see a video of the build...

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Summer fun!

2016 was a fantastic summer of community fundraising.

Click photo to see what people were up to...

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I love Zimkids because...

We loved seeing all our supporters declare their love for us for Small Charity Week.

Click photo to see what they said... 

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Overseas Volunteers

In April 2016 a mum and daughter team from Morden flew out to Zimbabwe to help us on the ground.

Click the photo to hear how they got on...

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Swansea Football Club!

You may well have heard that in April 2016 we had our biggest event yet in Swansea, Wales.

Click on the photo to learn more...

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Meet the UK Trustees

Our Trustees get up to all sorts behind the scenes, are responsible for governance and oversight of Zimkids and are generally a bunch of really supportive Zimkids advocates!

Click on the photo to learn more...