Hospital and Clinic Update: Launching Life-Saving Healthcare Projects

By |2022-07-20T13:57:28-05:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: |

Hospital and Clinic Project Update Our hospital and clinic team is launching life-saving healthcare projects in some of the hardest to reach corners of the world. Working with our partners, we repurpose donated medical equipment and supplies, shipping them to hospitals and clinics in communities that are often neglected and marginalized. It’s not always easy [...]

You Matter Stories Episode 1: Bringing Healthcare to Remote Zimbabwe

By |2022-01-28T10:05:10-06:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized, You Matter Stories, Zimbabwe|

We’re launching the first of twelve 2022 episodes in a new series, You Matter Stories. Today is Episode 1: Bringing Healthcare to Remote Zimbabwe.  ---------------------------- “We often use the phrase, ‘The middle of nowhere.’ This is the closest to the middle of nowhere that I’ve ever seen.” Rebecca Newhouse, MATTER’s Chief of Staff and Development [...]

A Year of Impact: 2.5 Million People in 15 Countries

By |2022-04-19T12:47:23-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Chaya, Companies That Matter, Innovation Hub, MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

2021 was another year of unexpected challenges. But with these challenges came incredible opportunities to help people launch projects that improve communities. Together with our donors, partners, supporters and volunteers, we impacted more than 2.5 million people in 15 countries worldwide. 2021 also marked the end of a three-year strategic plan that started in 2019. [...]

Special Partnerships Help the People of Zimbabwe

By |2022-06-20T08:41:48-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Chaya, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER President Quenton Marty has often remarked that the hardest part of MATTER’s work is finding the right partners. Five years ago, we met Blessing Munyenyiwa, owner of Love for Africa in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. As we got to know him and saw his heart for the Zimbabwe people, it became obvious that Blessing was [...]

Working Together To Save Lives: Zimbabwe LEEP Project Launches Sunday

By |2021-09-30T15:49:59-05:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

This Sunday, October 3, MATTER will be hosting a benefit concert to launch the LEEP project for the Victoria Falls Hospital in Zimbabwe. LEEP is the acronym for a medical procedure called Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure. Though the name is a bit of a tongue-twister and sounds rather complicated, the LEEP procedure is actually quite [...]

Cervical Cancer In Zimbabwe: Providing Health & Hope Through LEEP

By |2021-09-17T08:52:14-05:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Events, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Cervical cancer is the fourth most diagnosed cancer for women worldwide. It’s also one of the most treatable types of cancer when found early. Because it’s typically a slow-growing cancer, cervical cancer screening tests to detect precancerous lesions combined with early treatment has seen the rate of cervical cancer drop significantly over the last couple [...]

Broaden Your Horizons: Travel With A Purpose

By |2021-07-16T08:23:36-05:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Insight Trips, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: |

“I was looking for an internship opportunity that didn’t involve sitting in front of a Zoom call all day since that’s what we did all year at school. When this opportunity came up, it sounded like an incredible experience to do something hands-on, and in a place I’ve never been before.” Minnesota college student, Michael [...]

Quenton Marty: Reflections From My Time In Zimbabwe

By |2021-07-02T12:30:41-05:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

This week's blog is written by MATTER's President, Quenton Marty. Quenton and his family recently returned to Minnesota after spending seven months in Zimbabwe working alongside MATTER’s partner, Love for Africa, and overseeing our collaborative projects that are improving communities in this amazing country. This week I had lunch with a longtime friend and MATTER [...]

Earth Day: Plant a Chaya Tree | Fight Climate Change in Zimbabwe

By |2021-04-22T14:17:51-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |

Today is Earth Day, a day set aside to commit ourselves to be better stewards of this amazing planet we live on. It’s also the perfect day to celebrate the incredible Chaya tree and its impact on the people and environment in Zimbabwe. We’ve already told you about the enormous nutritional benefits of the Chaya [...]

Chaya Tree Nutrition: 15,000 Trees Planted In Zimbabwe

By |2021-07-23T12:04:02-05:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |

Last November MATTER launched the Chaya Tree Story, the vision of donors Sandi Young and Susan Block, with the goal of planting 15,000 Chaya trees in Zimbabwe to increase the health of communities through Chaya's nutrition benefits. Because of the amazing generosity of our donors and supporters, all 15,000 trees are now in the ground! Training [...]

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