Zimbabwe

International Women’s Day: Honoring Chipo Mtasa

By |2020-03-06T22:10:07+00:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Sunday is International Women’s Day. At MATTER, we’re privileged to work with some of the most inspiring, dedicated, and accomplished women from around the world. On MATTER’s Board of Directors sits one of these amazing women, Chipo Mtasa. A successful businesswoman and passionate humanitarian, Chipo’s life is dedicated to helping others and improving life in [...]

YOU MATTER…And Can Change The World!

By |2019-12-12T15:21:29+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Stories, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , |

YOU MATTER.  Two simple words that come together to form a powerful statement. At MATTER, this is not a mere tagline. It’s the guiding principle by which we work with and serve others. When people believe they matter and believe others matter too, amazing things happen!   There is no better example of this than that of our dear [...]

Change Lives For Students Like Marissa

By |2019-12-12T12:55:15+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Marissa Taylor, a sixth grader at Victoria Falls Primary School in Zimbabwe. Meet Marissa, a sixth-grader at Victoria Falls Primary School in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Marissa’s always liked school. She’s smart, curious and loves to learn. When the MATTER Innovation Hub arrived at her school, she was anxious to see what all the excitement [...]

Victoria Falls Hospital’s Nutrition Garden: Giving Thanks for the Harvest!

By |2019-11-26T18:24:05+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Hospitals, Stories, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , , |

Here in the Midwest the growing season is definitely over. The fields have been harvested and are now sitting barren and brown, waiting for the cover of snow to blanket them until spring. But it’s another story entirely in Zimbabwe. With temperatures in the 90’s and humidity at 90%, their growing season is in full swing.  There's [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub: Sponsor A Student, Fulfill A Dream

By |2019-11-13T17:30:10+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |

It’s every teacher’s dream for their students to come to class happy to be there and eager to learn. For Aubrey Chiwandura, the facilitator for the first MATTER Innovation Hub (MIH) Program in Zimbabwe, that’s his experience almost every day. And he loves it. “They come running with smiles on their faces because they love [...]

Pioneering A New Approach To Education: Aubrey Chiwundura

By |2019-08-14T16:27:59+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , |

“I hope that everything they do here helps their future to be brighter, not only on the educational side but even in life, because the creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which are all promoted by the MATTER Innovation Hub, also apply even in life.” Sharing his hopes for the 260 students he works with [...]

MATTERnation Sends Tropical Cyclone Idai Relief To Zimbabwe

By |2019-05-15T13:23:02+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

When Tropical Cyclone Idai slammed into Eastern Africa in March, it became one of the worst tropical storms to ever hit the continent. Wiping out entire villages and leaving more than 1,000 people dead throughout Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, with thousands more still missing two months later, it stands as the third deadliest tropical cyclone [...]

Zimbabwe Nutrition Garden Yields Health

By |2019-04-24T10:11:46+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , |

On the grounds of the Victoria Falls Hospital, under the heat of the intense Zimbabwe sun gathered a small group of people from the hospital, the community and MATTER. After surveying a strip of land adjacent to the hospital’s back parking lot, it was declared "the perfect spot". The area, neglected and overgrown with weeds, [...]

Chipo Mtasa Joins MATTER Board of Directors

By |2019-03-07T09:42:54+00:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER is excited to announce the election of Chipo Mtasa to the MATTER Board of Directors. Chipo is the Managing Director of TelOne, one of the largest telecommunication entities in Zimbabwe. Her selection to the board reflects MATTER’s continued efforts to expand and deepen partner relationships in Africa. Casey Carl, MATTER Board Chair, expressed the [...]

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