Increasing visibilityof women creatives

Posted on March 4, 2021

Women sculptors in Masvingo pose with their wares March is Women’s month and it goes without saying that our patriarchal society is  still relentless on stifling the emancipation of women by propagating negative gender assumptions. With this year’s theme dubbed #choose to challenge, there is an  emmediate need to call out and raise awareness against  gender bias, take action for equality and create inclusive workplaces so that women and girls can thrive. We have been

The youth situation in Zimbabwe

Posted on February 24, 2021

A Nhanga session with adolescent girls and young women on Youth day Still in the spirit of commemorating the Youth day,there is need to do a thorough environmental scan of the youth situation in our country and the greater world,because remembering this day only is not enough but rather it has to come with reforms and policies targeted at alleviating the vulnerability of youths both male and female. What seems to be the heaviest burden

Disability in the face of Covid 19

Posted on February 16, 2021

A ROOTS staff member talks to *Chipo about her life challenges. Disability is a social construct where persons are said to be such based on certain handicaps that inhibits their full bodily function that is expected of them. It is a pity because not only are persons living with certain handicaps labeled disabled but also they are discriminated against and hence fail to achieve their full potential due to lack of access to education, employment

AFDB donates food packs to ROOTS

Posted on February 4, 2021

The African Development Bank through recommendations from the Higher life foundation extended alms to ROOTS by donating food packs worth 12 000 us dollars aimed at benefiting the vulnerable in Mazowe during lockdown. The Corona virus has resulted in depleted incomes and livelihoods, paving way for spiraling poverty and food insecurity at household level. Initially when the Corona virus hit Zimbabwe last year and the first ever lockdown was imposed, the organization responded by running

Posted on January 29, 2021


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