Chipo Mtasa Joins MATTER Board of Directors

By |2019-03-07T09:42:54-06:00March 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 [...]

Partnering to Increase Access to Health Services Worldwide

By |2019-02-08T07:19:45-06:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

According to the World Bank and World Health Organization, at least half the world’s population is unable to access essential health services. That translates to millions of parents unable to get proper care for their sick children, millions of families unable to care for the needs of their aging relatives, millions of people needlessly suffering and [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub Wows Jamf JNUC Attendees

By |2018-11-02T14:17:17-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER's work results from innovative and collaborative partnerships that meet needs and find solutions to help people live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Our collaboration with two leading-edge companies, Jamf and Modular Life Solutions, has resulted in one of our most exciting initiatives to date, the MATTER Innovation Hub. A 21st century classroom designed within a [...]

MATTER’s 18th Annual Gala: A Night of Reflection and Celebration

By |2019-01-21T08:42:59-06:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Flutes of champagne welcomed guests to the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, kicking off a festive evening celebrating the collaborative work of MATTER with our partners, donors and friends in bringing health and hope to millions of people next door and around the world. A unique aspect of this year’s Gala [...]

Innovations in Partnership and Health for Zimbabwe

By |2019-01-21T08:42:59-06:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Winnie, a nurse from Victoria Falls Hospital in Zimbabwe, describes the difficulty of working without the proper equipment and supplies to treat her patients. “We get people in accidents that need x-rays, pregnant women that require ultrasounds and we can’t treat them properly. It’s so frustrating.” Looking at the towering stacks of MATTER boxes filled [...]

Planting Seeds to Grow Health in Zimbabwe

By |2021-06-16T16:27:30-05:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Companies That Matter, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: |

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."  - Hippocrates MATTER has begun an exciting, multi-faceted project in the small, rural town of Lukosi in western Zimbabwe. The Lukosi Maternity Hospital serves a population of nearly 10,000 people and facilitates about 50 births per month. But with only 26 beds and sparse, outdated equipment, it struggles to meet the very [...]

Jewel of Africa to Shine Bright Again with Help from MATTER

By |2020-03-06T13:35:11-06:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

On February 2, the first-ever NVRFLD Charity Poker Event was held in Minneapolis, breaking fundraising records at the party of the year. Sponsored by Latitude, Cambria and World Poker Tour, the event raised over $1.7 Million for medical and agricultural initiatives worldwide. MATTER was honored to be among the recipients of the proceeds and we [...]

Press Release: MATTER Receives $40,000 Grant from the Pentair Foundation

By |2020-03-06T13:35:39-06:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Press & Awards, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: |

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** MATTER RECEIVES $40,000 GRANT FROM THE PENTAIR FOUNDATION St. Louis Park, MN | October 30, 2017 | www.matter.ngo October 30, 2017 (St Louis Park, MN) - MATTER is pleased to announce it is a 2017 grant recipient of The Pentair Foundation. The $40,000 grant will support MATTER’s Lukosi Community Demonstration Farm project [...]

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