Why this project needed our help
Seshawe School is located in the Bubi District of Zimbabwe and lessons were conducted in mud-brick buildings, with barely any learning facilities and rudimentary furniture. The Collin Nyabadza Children’s Voice Charitable Trust contacted the Juniper Trust to ask for our help towarsds funding a new classroom block, to provide a safe and reliable learning base for 167 children.
How Juniper Trust helped
The total budget for the project was £10,000 to cover the cost of building materials and some professional labour, though most of the labour will be carried was voluntarily by parents and villagers. The Juniper Trust sent a donation of £1500, to enable the building work to start.
Keeping Faith: Juniper Trust
Since its beginnings more than twenty years ago in Nepal, The Juniper Trust has helped with projects across the developing world, keeping faith with its funding principle of sustainability- ‘Small is Beautiful’- working in partnership at community level, listening to what communities need, sensitive to ethical, cultural and environmental impact, forging long-term friendships and links, keeping in touch with finished projects and continuing help for the future where we can.