Women’s Economic Empowerment

Angel of Hope Foundation is providing economic strengthening interventions to vulnerable women thereby improving the economic stability of target households in both rural and urban communities in Zimbabwe. Working through the Traditional Leadership structures under the Ministry of Local Government, Chiefs’ wives have been targeted by the Foundation as icons for impacting positive changes, adaption, uptake and participation in income generating projects (IGPs) which include small livestock production, nutrition gardening, caster bean production and small grain farming.

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…

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…

EMA, council partner First Lady

EMA, council partner First Lady

Harare City Council and the Environment Management Agency (EMA) have thrown their weight behind First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s vision to rehabilitate and empower former ladies of the night, who by nature of their trade are shunned by communities, through recycling of waste. As part of her initiative to provide sustainable and socially acceptable livelihood routes to women, the First Lady,…

Women cheer First Lady empowerment drive

Women cheer First Lady empowerment drive

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa share a lighter moment with Mrs Mercy Sibanda (wife of Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Phillip Valerio Sibanda (left) and Mrs Marian Chihobvu (right) (wife of Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service Commissioner General Moses Chihobvu after the training in Harare on Friday. FIRST Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa last week met spouses of uniformed forces with whom…