Shinga Development Trust
Founder and Director Margaret Makambira
The program goals of Shinga Development Trust are to provide primary school educations for young children, orphan care, food self-sufficiency, women’s literacy and vocational skills training. Working with Bread and Water for Africa®, Shinga serves hundreds of children and adults, instilling in them hope for a better life.
Current need: Funding to be able to house up to 20 children to lead them on a path to self-reliance, and to sponsor more children for the school fee support program.
At the Lerato Children’s Home in Zimbabwe, schoolchildren do their homework in the evenings by the light of kerosene lamps which are widely used for lighting in rural areas of Africa where there is no electricity. Not only does the low light damage the children’s...
Last March, a catastrophic cyclone by the name of Cyclone Idai devastated portions of Zimbabwe leaving hundreds dead and many more missing. “In some parts of these regions whole families were swept away by the water that had flooded the rivers or were submerged in mud...