Shinga Development Trust

Founder and Director Margaret Makambira

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 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.

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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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