Portia and her husband have four children. They are hardworking and resourceful, but with no opportunities for formal employment, they survive on what they can grow and what her husband can earn when he is able to find work as a casual labourer. However, work is hard to find, and local farming practices are poor, [...]
Bopoma Villages has been offered a fantastic opportunity to partner with One Day’s Wages to bring critically needed help to children and families in rural Zimbabwe. The Opportunity: $17,740 USD grant from One Day's Wages if Bopoma Villages raises $17,740 for a total of $35,480! All funds will be used to equip families living [...]
Ronika and her cousin, Nokutenda, are very excited to both be back in school. For them, it means belonging, being like other kids, and participating in the everyday rhythm of village life. But staying in school will also profoundly impact their futures and the future of their community. The enduring benefits of educating girls include: [...]
Women and girls in Africa lose an astounding 40 billion productive hours every year walking for water—water that frequently makes their families sick. Bopoma Villages drills wells that provide communities with clean water, and give women and girls more time to grow food, go to school, and earn an income. But how do we keep [...]
"Bopoma Villages has returned my smiles back again which I never imagined. I am fit and smiling again with my little grandson at school." - Mrs. Marufu
"I was confused about solving these sanitation problems in my home. Now I have the answers and my children are happy to be in school without any problems to their health." - Mrs. Derembwe
Mrs. Chagwiza is one of our wonderful volunteers from Matiza village. She is a role model in her community and is dedicated to seeing every family in her village healthy and strong.
When food was scarce, Loveness and her boys sometimes had to resort to searching for edible plants and fruits in the forest. But now Loveness has a renewed sense of hope and power over her circumstances.
Kusvada used to obtain water from a stream contaminated by sewage from the local hospital. Health problems were common - but not any more!
We are committed to finding a family for every child.