Shinga Development Trust

Founder and Director: Margaret Makambira

Mission: To offer quality accommodation to destitute and homeless children, educate and empower them with life skills which will lead them towards self-supporting.

Location: Mutare, Zimbabwe

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 NEEDS

Funding need to sponsor more students for school fee assistance program in Dora East and Dora West. 

Latest News/Blogs

Yes, Lerato has light now; THANK YOU!

Yes, Lerato has light now; THANK YOU!

At Shinga Development Trust’s Lerato Children’s Home, nearly two dozen orphaned and abandoned children were living in darkness this past year. The country has struggled with crippling, rolling blackouts, leaving the children and millions of Zimbabweans without...

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Let There Be Light for Lerato

Let There Be Light for Lerato

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...

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