The Vushe family used to live in extreme poverty and suffer from poor health. With clean water and training in biointensive farming and simple health strategies, that has all changed. There are solutions to extreme poverty that work.
Training in biointensive farming equips subsistence farmers to increase their yields without chemical fertilizers or chemicals. Portia is now able to grow all the nutritious vegetables her family needs. She used the money previously needed to buy vegetables to start a rooster business which helps pay for the children's school fees. With better nutrition, improved health, and a small income, Portia and her husband have renewed hope for their family's future.
Bopoma Villages has been offered a great 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! * We don't give handouts. We equip families living [...]
Bopoma Villages team works with families and communities to overcome the obstacles that prevent girls from attending school regularly, or at all.
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!