Thursday, March 15, 2012

Child Labor on the Rise in Zimbabwe

A 2010 UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report states that 13 percent of Zimbabwean children are engaged in child labor. Of the 1.3 million orphans living in Zimbabwe today it is estimated that 100,000 are living on their own in child headed households. To read more go to

Click here to learn more about ASAP's efforts to help these orphans and vulnerable children. Remember, one of the best ways to nurture and support these isolated children is to keep them in school.

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Congratulations to Nyanga High School

The Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council has released a report on 2011 secondary school examination performances showing urban schools fell far behind rural schools1 Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations. Nyanga High School, in Manicaland Province, came out on top! Manicaland is the province where ASAP has been working to help improve education since 1995, and the report indicates schools here performed very well overall. To read more click here.
To read more about ASAP's work to improve education click here.