Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans

 
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    Feeding hearts, minds and stomachs - August 2014
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair, Board of Trustees
    There are times when we feel that Zimkids has taken on a life of its own as the young people we’ve trained for so many years take on increasing responsibility and help us expand our wings. It’s an exhilarating reality since we’re committed not only to feeding the orphans of Pumula but to training them to...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    May 2014 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair, Board of Trustees
    Last Saturday, I arrived late at our Center in Pumula, and this is what I found:   Foster Dingani and Collen Makurumidze were training and supervising a crew of younger boys and, in two days, they almost had the brick foundation of our new Sewing Center completed – plumb, square and level! Three years ago,...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    February, 2014 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair, Board of Trustees
    Zimkids has just marked the fifth anniversary of the death of Brian, a 10-year-old Zimkid born with HIV but undiagnosed and untreated until we intervened with his family. By then, his immune system was seriously compromised. He had contracted tuberculosis. And while we managed to get him on antiretroviral drugs and a TB...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    November/December 2013
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder
    Zimkids has been thriving and growing – but before providing you the latest details, can we ask a favor? On Dec. 3 beginning at noon east coast time until funds run out  Microsoft will match your donation to Zimkids 100 percent! A Microsoft logo will appear on our project page (below click on URL) if matching...
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    cheryl nordt It is such a wonderful and giving program! Love to see the success stories! Also feel for the ones that do struggle each day...thoughts are with those in need!
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    August 2013 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair , Board of Trustees
    Hello friends!  We’ve been working hard at Zimkids thanks to your continuing support. Here’s the latest news!   The US Embassy in Harare has issued a grant to Tinashe Basa, our 25-year-old Director to visit the US.  We are looking forward to welcoming him in the States with a full schedule of...
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    • Kat
      Kat I love to hear about the great things the Zimkids elders are doing, both to build their own futures and to help the younger kids. I'm proud of you, Philip and Foster, for learning electrical wiring and boiler making. I'm proud of you, Samantha, for studying early childhood education and planning learning experiences... Read more »
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    May 2013 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair Board of Trustees
    Hello friends!  It’s been a great few months at Zimkids thanks to your continuing support. I just arrived back in the States to begin meetings with our friends across the country. Here’s the latest news!   Over the past two months, we’ve built the welding training program into a serious...
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    March 2013 Zimkids Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair Board of Trustees
    The past few weeks at Zimkids have been exciting, so let me try to boil it all down:   The big news: Across Zimbabwe, only 18.4 percent of high school students passed their national exams, but 70 percent of our Zimkids prevailed. Those results were deeply satisfying, as you can imagine. All that tutoring, encouragement...
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    January 2013 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair , Board of Trustees
    Happy New Year, friends of Zimkids! We’re gearing up for an amazing new year in Pumula, thanks to your continued support. Several weeks ago, the new U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton, made Zimkids his first stop outside the capital, Harare, following his appointment. Sithabisiwe and Thandi took him on a tour...
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    November 2012 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair , Board of Trustees
    Hello!  If you don't have time to read at least check out the PHOTOS!!! THANK YOU ONE AND ALL FOR YOU KINDNESS AND TRUST AND GENEROSITY!!! Let me start this update with some general comments:  Things have been very tough in Zimbabwe over the past several months. Last year’s drought pushed up the price of...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans has received 168 donations
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    Zimkids Update August 2012
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair, Board of Trustees
     As you might have noticed, we updated our GlobalGiving project page to reflect that Zimkids now has a new home.  We are happily and productively operating out of our new building. We worked 7 days a week for the last few months to open on July 31st. We’ve entered a whole new era – thanks to so many of...
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    • Kat
      Kat Kudos, Dennis—you've not only worked a miracle for ZimKids, you've set it up to be self-sustaining. I'm particularly pleased to hear about your planned programs for informing and empowering the young women of the community. May they spread their enlightenment far and wide!
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    June 2012 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair , Board of Trustees
    This Wednesday, June 13th,  beginning at 12:01 am EST GlobalGiving is having a bonus day.  Since we are a Global “Superstar” all of our donations up to $1000 will be matched 50% by Global until the funds run out.  Also there is an extra award for the most donors and the most funds raised. So...
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    • Kat
      Kat I'm proud of Dennis Gaboury for his devoted efforts to help the orphans and their caregivers. I'm happy to support his so innovative project! The new Center is coming along wonderfully and is giving the young people working on it excellent training in usable skills for their futures.
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    May 2012 Zimkids Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair , Board of Trustees
    So much Zimkids news this month, both wonderful and tragic.  The good: Our amazing greenhouse – 50’x20’ - has been installed with a full drip irrigation system, thanks to the Ambassador’s Fund/PEPFAR grant from the U.S. Embassy here and Barnert Temple in New Jersey. Already, we have more than...
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    March 2012 Zimkids Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair , Board of Trustees
    We at Zimkids are exhausted, but happy since we're moving ahead at a dizzying speed, thanks to the help of a growing number of wonderful supporters. The seniors, Tinashe and I have now finished the skeletons of all our new buildings and the roof structure. Next we will be installing the roofing,  the floors and window...
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    • jtazz
      jtazz Amazing accomplishments! It is inspiring what has been achieved by everyone there at Zimkids!
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    Zimkids update January 2012
    By - Dennis Gaobury - Founder, Chair Board of Trustees
    ZimKids has been rocking and rolling over the past two months. All of the brickwork on the buildings for our new “home” is almost complete, and the roof structures are rising. Plastering has begun, and Zimbabwe now has its first two female plasterers, our very own Sithibisiwe and Thandiwe! The grounds have been...
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    Update October 2011
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Project Founder
      TO our donors:  Your generosity and support have been remarkable and deeply appreciated. Thank you so so much.   The children are involved with their usual activities including soccer, art, dance, song, chess,  and computer training. Every few weeks or so we take them to the site of our new center now...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans has received 159 donations
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    August 1, 2011 Update
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Chair Board of Trustees
    Dear friends of Zimkids, We at Zimkids want to extend our deepest gratitude for your support and kindness. We welcome our newest donors at Lilly who put your faith in us.  Be assured your donations will be used wisely and directed entirely to benefit the children at Zimkids. We continue with our food distributions...
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    Zimkids Project Update April/May 2011
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Project Founder
      Dear friends of Zimkids,  First, we at Zimkids want to extend our deepest gratitude for your support and kindness. It has not only allowed us to continue our work but has given us enough stability so that we’ve been able to begin building our new home, which will give the orphans we work with a classroom...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    Exciting News from Zimkids
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Zimkids Orphan Trust
    We are incredibly excited and proud to announce that in honor of our board member Adrian Suskin, two generous donors have given us enough money to build Zimkids its own home. Adrian has been in a pitched battle with cancer the last few years.  In spite of monthly chemo he tirelessly assists us at Zimkids. ...
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    Zimkids Project Update January/February, 2011
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder
    Dear friends of Zimkids, We have a lot of news to report! First:  Global Giving will match all donations with 30% up to a $1000 per donor on March 16th.  They also will award the project with the most donors and/or the highest amount of donations with $1000.  So Please you mark your...
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    Help Zimkids win $10,000 just click your mouse
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder, Zimkids Orphan Trust
    Dear Friends of Zimkids   As I mentioned in our last update Zimkids has produced a video to compete for $10,000 in the Ford Focus Global Drive.  After much work it is now posted entitled “You Can’t eat a Ford Focus” (right now it’s the first in the upper left corner) and all we need is...
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    Zimkids Project Update November/December, 2010
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Project Founder
    Dear friends of Zimkids,               I returned to Zimbabwe December 2 made a beeline to Pumula North to see all the kids.  Tinashe Basa, Sipho Nyoni, Prosper Mhodi and our Council of Elders have done an amazing job keeping Zimkids thriving and moving...
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    • Donna
      Donna Go ZIMKIDS go! Can't wait to see the Global Test Drive video!
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    Zimkids Project Update September/October 2010
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder and Trustee Zimkids Orphan Trust
    Dear friends of Zimkids,              Great news!  We finally got official notification from the Bulawayo City Council that we have been granted 2.5 acres with the option of further acreage as we need it.  The Council of Elders is gearing up to clear the fields for...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans has received 301 donations
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    Zimkids Project Update August, 2010
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Chair, Board of Trustees
    Dear friends of Zimkids, A year and a half ago, 10-year old Brian Dube showed up at Zimkids coughing and weak. We took him to the doctor, who diagnosed him with both HIV and active tuberculosis and put him on medications for both. It was too late for his tiny body; he died in the middle of his night while sleeping with...
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    Zimkids Project Update June, 2010
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Chair, Board of Trustees
    Dear Friends of Zimkids, As summer approaches in the States and winter is making its way to Zimbabwe my wife Elli and I are returning to New York for six months. I leave Zimkids in the hands or our extremely capable team of local trustees, Sipho, Tinashe and Prosper and our Council of Elders. All activities,...
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    Zimkids Update April 2010
    By - Dennis Gaboury - Founder and Trustee Zimkids Orphan Trust
    Hello and thank you to all our donors. With your assistance we continue to provide monthly food distributions (over $3,000/month) to our beneficiaries, medical assistance, as well as social, sports, and creative activities. We have several new programs at Zimkids. We began an outreach program to the squatters at the city...
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  • Feed 200 Zimbabwean Orphans posted a progress report
    New Year Zimkids update
    By - Sipho, Tinashe, Dennis, Prosper - Council of Elders in Zimbabwe
    Happy New Year to you all from Zimkids! We wish you the very best. To start the New Year off we thought we should send our donors an update of what we are doing now and what we hope to do in the coming year. As you know, providing quality food and medical attention to our beneficiaries and their caregivers is at the...
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Dennis Gaboury

Chair, Board of Trustees
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

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