FAWEZI is running a ‘STEM for girls through Innovative Competitions project’ which will run from May to August 2017 in the Epworth Mabvuku-Tafara-District.
It is being run by The Forum for African Women Educationalist (FAWE).
The aim of this project is to create a platform for female students to test their creative, technological and innovative minds through the selective Gender responsive projects in STEM. This involves researched initiatives developed into projects that are presented for competition at the school, national and finally at the Regional level.
May 2017 saw bright skies, large crowds, and many new students in the Epworth-Mabvuku-Tafara district. The Minister of Sport and Recreation, the Provisional Education Director, and the District Administrator graced Domboramwari High School for the opening of its new basketball court and a ceremonial uniform handover for FAWEZI’s newest 42 beneficiaries.
FAWEZI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Makonde Rural District Council on March 10,2017.
The Implementation framework of the MoU includes the creation of an enabling environment for access, retention and school completion for all children in the community surrounding Cheuchi. It also focuses on increasing access to education to Early Childhood Development Care in Cheuchi in accordance with the approved plans by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary education (MoPSE).
Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa a friend of @FAWEZI donated sanitary pads to the six girls that she is supports at Mabvuku High on 17 November. Parirenyatwa made the commitment last year at the launch of the FAWEZI Alumini which she attended. Handing over the pads to the girls Parirenyatwa spoke to the girls about hygiene and sexual reproductive health.
The Forum for African Women Educationalist Zimbabwe (FAWEZI) Alumni held (belated) celebrations of the International Day of the Girl Child (IDCG) on November 5, 2016.
The celebrations were conducted in partnership with the Girl guides Association of Zimbabwe (GGAZ) under the theme –‘Promoting quality education through standardised partnerships and gender equality, good health and well-being of the girl child.’
The Forum for African Women Educationalist Zimbabwe (FAWEZI) was part of the Ending Child Marriages concert held in the Harare on October 26.
The concert was led by Padare/Enkundleni/ Mens Forum on Gender and was graced by local musicians Oliver Mutudzi, Ex -Q , Shinsoman, Ngoni Kambarami ,Tariro neGitare and Claire Nyakudyara amongst others.
FAWEZI held its second phase start up workshop on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in Harare on the 1st of September.
Our aim was to engage teenagers in a discussion around the problems around SRHR and also listen to their proposed solutions so that we could map a way forward in our two year SRHR project to be implemented in Epworth and Chegutu.