The Team at Nhaka Foundation has been busy with conducting Training Workshops with School Heads, Teachers In Charge (TICs) and ECD Teachers These Training Sessions were held on the 1st, 4th ,5th , 6th and 7th of this month, July 2016, respectively. The Training Workshops were facilitated by Dr Lee Ann Christenson, an Associate Professor in the Early Childhood Development Department, at Townson University, in the United States, together with the Goromonzi District Trainer Mrs Mushawatu.
Our aims for the ECD Teacher Training Workshops are to increase the capacity of Teachers to enable them to meet the developmental needs of their students. To facilitate dialogue between Teachers concerning teaching techniques as well as to aid Teachers to develop their ability to innovate with media. In addition, our aim with the School Heads and TICs Workshops is to conscientize these individuals on the importance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) and to develop their ability spread awareness about the benefits of ECD to parents and caregivers.
AdministratorTraining Workshops with School Heads, Teachers In Charge (TICs) and ECD Teachers
On Saturday 28 May 2016, children across the globe will celebrate World Play Day. World Play Day is a day set aside on the International Children’s Calendar to celebrate play by the United Nations.
With the help of various partners and well- wishers Nhaka Foundation is commemorating World Play Day by having a sports day for the Early Childhood Development (ECD) pupils at St Dominic’s Nora Primary School on the 26th of May 2016, at Mwanza Primary School on the 27th of May 2016) and at Dudzu Primary School on the 1st of June 2016 in Mashonaland East Province. Nhaka Foundation as a child welfare focused organisation driven by child education, we are excited because this day commemorates the importance of incorporating play in ECD education.
AdministratorTeam Nhaka celebrates the lives of Children
Welcome to the unveiling of our new website. We’ve made a lot of changes to the look, feel and content that we hope will keep you engaged and interested in the work we are doing in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe has over one million orphans, many of which go hungry or without decent meals, lack access to education and struggle to obtain the basic necessities to survive let alone thrive. Over the past fifteen years the country has suffered a massive economic meltdown which has left a devastating impact on our families and communities. Ninety percent of the population is unemployed leaving them at a loss to take care of themselves or their children.
This is a brief video that explains what Nhaka Foundation is and shows some of the children involved in it. Patrick Makokoro will be speaking at King’s Cross Church in Defiance Ohio on May 11th and at Archbold Evan Church on May 11th as well. Check Rockafricaforward.com for more information
The Institute for Global Education Diplomacy was hosted by the Association for Childhood Education International in Washington, D.C., 5-8 March 2015. Learn more about Education Diplomacy here: http://www.educationdiplomacy.org.
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At the 2015 Institute for Global Education Diplomacy, hosted by the Association for Childhood Education International, Panelists Christine Chen, Pilar Fort, and Patrick Makokoro discussed education in their respective countries. Learn more at www.educationdiplomacy.org
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This is a video slideshow that displays some of the pictures and people we met during the Rock Africa 2014 trip to Zimbabwe. We feel the song “Do something” by Matthew West embodies the Rock Africa organization. There are so many great people and unique experiences, it’s hard to pack it all into 4 minutes but we gave it our best shot. http://rockafricaforward.com/