Skills Development & Economic Empowerment

First Lady lifts Kanyemba women out of poverty

First Lady lifts Kanyemba women out of poverty

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa admires jerseys knitted through a project she initiated for Kanyemba women in 2019 during her tour and interactive session with villagers in Mbire last week. Amai Mnangagwa bought the knitted products. AFTER living for long as outright beggars with no means to sustain themselves and their families, women here are slowly learning to work on their…

Harrowing tales touch First Lady

Harrowing tales touch First Lady

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa talks to former ladies of the night about the importance of earning decent income while Mrs Priscilla Charumbira looks on in Bikita, Masvingo on Friday. — Picture: John Manzongo DESPERATION arising from poverty and being orphaned are among major factors that drive women into prostitution, health ambassador Auxillia Mnangagwa heard last week Friday. The mother of…

First Lady fulfils young women’s dream

First Lady fulfils young women’s dream

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa displays the certificate of registration and operators’ licence for Hotplate Grillhouse while Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution for Harare Oliver Chidau (seated) and Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry acting permanent secretary Dr Douglas Runyowa (right) look on during the official opening of the restaurant last week. — Picture: John Manzongo.…

Epworth Booster ladies of the night start new life

Epworth Booster ladies of the night start new life

Beneficiaries of the partnership between Angel of Hope Foundation and Zimbabwe Open University queue to register for the programmes they intend to enroll in Epworth yesterday  INFAMOUS for being a hub of prostitution, drug abuse and a place where women’s dignity was not respected, paBooster in the sprawling settlement of Epworth assumed a new role yesterday, thanks to First Lady…

Indian company wants to partner AOH

Indian company wants to partner AOH

Angel of Hope Foundation patron First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, Gift of Givers Foundation country manager Ms Shaida Kara, Mr Keith Berman, acting Harare Mayor Stewart Mutizwa and acting Town Clerk Mr Bozman Matengarufu look at the donated goods at Zimbabwe House on Monday. — Picture: John Manzongo. CHAIRMAN of Raasi Group of Companies from India is in the country with…

President assures business

President assures business

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has assured business of his Government’s unwavering support in ensuring private sector-led economic growth while at the same time promoting the establishment of brands that can compete on the global market. This, he said, is in line with the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS1), which places the private sector as central to the achievement of Vision 2030 of…

First lady empowers teen mothers

First lady empowers teen mothers

EMMANET Ndlovu (19) from Mtshina village in Tsholotsho Matabeleland North is overwhelmed with emotions as she speaks about her shattered dreams. She dropped out of Sikente Secondary School in 2017 where she was doing Form Three after her parents could no longer afford to pay her fees A year later she fell pregnant and is now a mother to a…

San children live Vic Falls experience

San children live Vic Falls experience

Boys and girls from the San community alight from an Air Zimbabwe plane at Victoria Falls International Airport from Bulawayo on their first ever air experience courtesy of First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa. THERE is truly a first time for everything, but flying and touring the majestic Victoria Falls is a lifetime experience for children from the previously marginalised San community…

First Lady Helps 3 000 Acquire Life Skills

First Lady Helps 3 000 Acquire Life Skills

Women listen to First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s address during the Angel of Hope Foundation and Zimbabwe Open University meeting with beneficiaries in Epworth yesterday  “GIVE a man a fish, and he will be hungry again tomorrow; teach him to catch a fish, and he will be richer all his life.” True to the assertion, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has come…

Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) partners Angel of Hope

Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) partners Angel of Hope

Mrs Filder Molly Chikerema with blankets and maize she donated to First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa. COMPLEMENTING First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s tireless efforts through her Angel of Hope Foundation to remove ladies of the night and those into drug and alcohol abuse from the streets, Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has partnered her foundation by offering short courses to the women for…