FAWEZI IN ACTION

Out of School Girls Program: Initiation Meeting

On 16 October 2015 the FAWEZI National Chairperson Mrs Mkondo, the National coordinator Miss Madyirapanze and four Alumni members visited Epworth and Domboramwari secondary Schools were they held consultative meetings on FAWEZI ‘s project t  to track out of school girls and bring them back into the formal and non formal education system. At Domboramwari […]

UZ Seminar

FAWEZI in collaboration with the University of Zimbabwe on October 8 2015 held a seminar to look into integration of Gender and Climate change in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policy in Zimbabwe. The seminar was held at the University’s Faculty of Education Department and was attended by 76 representatives from various organizations […]

SMT Motivational Talks

On our second day at Oriel girls High, two of our beneficiaries encouraged the Science club members at the school to take up any career path of their choice despite their sex. Nicola Misi (23) who is in her final year at the University of Zimbabwe studying surgery and medicine told the girls that anyone […]

FAWEZI Elected Chair of ECOZI National Management Committee

Education Coalition of Zimbabwe FAWEZI was elected the National Chairperson of the Education Coalition of Zimbabwe (ECOZI) National Management Committee (NMC) for the term of 2 years. The other members of the committee are Zimbabwe National Council for the Welfare of Children (ZNCWC), Students Solidarity Trust (SST), Disabled Women Support Organisation (DWSO), Chiedza Child Care, […]

FAWEZI at AU Campaign Against Child Marriages

July 31 2015 was a noteworthy day for FAWEZI as our members were amongst the thousands of women and school children who gathered at the Harare International Conference Centre for the launch of the African Union Campaign on Ending Child Marriages. The campaign held under the theme: ‘We Are Girls Not Brides’ was launched in […]

FAWEZI Attends Education Leadership Workshop

The Chairperson for the Forum for African Women Educationalists-Zimbabwe Chapter Irene Mkondo attended an Education Leadership workshop at Troutbeck Inn, Nyanga from June 23 to 25. The workshop was organised by VVOB Zimbabwe, which entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with FAWE in 2014. FAWEZI and VVOB country offices collaborate on areas of common interest […]

Nairobi report by Amanda

FAWEZI National Coordinator Ms Lydia Madyirapanze and Alumni members Amanda S Mukova and Dorcas Goredema attended a Women thrive advocacy training workshop in Nairobi Kenya from June 9 -11. The aim of the workshop was to empower girls to raise their voices and be heard in order to create a gender equal environment. It was […]

International Women’s Day celebrations 2015

FAWEZI attended the Internation Women’s Day Celebrations 2015 organized by the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development at the Harare International Conference Center (HICC) on March 6. The guest of honor was Dr Grace Mugabe. Speaking at the event Dr Grace urged women and girls to break gender stereotypes by venturing into professions […]

Out of School Girls Project

FAWEZI is implementing the second phase of an advocacy project to promote Second Chance Education for out of school girls in Binga District. On February 18 2015 FAWEZI held a project start-up workshop which brought together 16 representatives from: Binga Rural District, District Lifelong Coordinators, District Administrator, and representatives of Non Governmenta organisations, School Heads […]

FAWEZI Re-Launches its Provincial Chapters

MIDLANDS PROVINCIAL CHAPTER MEETING The meeting was held at Chaplin High School. The FAWEZI team paid a courtesy call at the office of the Head Mistress of Chaplin High School Mrs. Marufu who has been a FAWEZI member since 1998. She expressed gratitude for the launch saying it would revive activities in Midlands Province. It […]