Every week about 2,500 people die from infection. Such figures have a profound effect on the country in every respect, especially on the economy, society and the very fabric of family life. One-third of the orphans live in orphanages, but the remaining two-thirds live with relatives or other adults and it is often difficult for them to go to school on a regular basis.
We support the children’s education and general well-being
In Zimbabwe the programme is run by our local partner, the Dzikwa Trust Fund. In Finland, operations are entirely volunteer-based. Practical programme delivery is in the hands of the two Finnish founders, Seppo Ainamo and Oili Wuolle. Other volunteers and interns are also closely involved.