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									BULILIMA RURAL DISTRICT POPULATION AND LEADERSHIP DATA (per ward)
BAMBADZI WARD

POPULATION

Name of      Name of   Number of    Number of   Number of   Number of
villages     people    homesteads   livestock   Donkeys     Goats

Chilukutu    580       130          1400        600         600

Bambadzi     1036      210          400         610         604

Nsubula      1080      250          425         260         687

Jutshume     1032      219          210         500         3700

Chaburomu    1440      385          2400        350         450

Mafa         1181      165          1036        406         903

TOTAL        6349      1359         6071        2726        6944




LEADERSHIP IN WARDS


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Name of      Age   Education   Status    I D number   Description    Sex
leaders

Zoolakes F         O’level     Married                Ward           Male
Nyathi                                                Councillor

Stephen                        Married   63-          Village head   Male
Nleya                                    024245N56

Fingson                        Married   08-          Village head   Male
Ncube                                    351121E56

Silver                         Married   08-          Village head   Male
Sibanda                                  491962S56

Lucas                          Married                Village head   Male
Khumalo

James M                        Married                Acting         Male
Sibanda                                               Headman

William                        Married   56-          Village head   Male
Tshuma                                   013612L56

Tamuhla J                      Married   11-          Village head   Male
Mlalazi                                  001035W56

Alpheus                        Married                Ward           Male
Sibanda                                               security

Catherine                      Married                Social         Female



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Ngwenya                                                         Services

More O                                Married      08-389049f56 M and E    Male
Sibanda

DOMBOLEFU WARD

POPULATION STATISTICS



AGE GROUPS              MALES               FEMALES                TOTAL



0-5yrs                  195                 198                    393

6-14yrs                 130                 310                    440

18-30yrs                414                 423                    837

31-60yrs                353                 395                    768

60 and above            71                  97                     168




OTHERS                        MALES              FEMALES        TOTAL




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No of OVCs               I88         187                 356

No of PLWA               37          48                  85

No of Disabilities       20          14                  34

Children not attending   27          35                  62
school



VILLAGE HEADS

                         SEX   AGE         EDUCATIONAL         PROFESSION

NAME

Chief Mphini             F     41          o level

Headman Hikwa            F     49          o level             nurse

F Ndlovu                 F     50          grade 7

M Ncube                  M     68          standard 1

J Peswa                  F     52          grade 7

N Malaba                 M     67          standard 6          AEW

J Nkomo                  F     52          grade 7

S Ndlovu                 M     67          standard 1




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K Mpofu                         M             57            standard 6

B Sibanda                       M             51            grade 7

T Nkomo                         M             59            standard 6

R Moyo                          M             68            standard 6

W Madlambudzi                   M             74            standard 6           AEW

D Ngwenya                       M             70            standard 6

N Moyo                          F             54            standard 3

D Nleya                         M             56            standard 3

H Sibanda                       M             50            grade 7



There are 15-village headmen representing their villages. The villages are divided into 6 categories;

NAME OF A             VILLAGES                  MEANING OF THE VILLAGE NAMES
VILLAGE               REPRESENTED

Mbuyu                 16,17&18                  A khalanga name means baobab tree

Mbwenda               19&20                     A khalanga name means stone fields

Ndadza                21&23                     A khalanga name meaning surrounding hills

Dombolefu             22&24                     A khalanga name meaning high mountain




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Nyambi            25,26&27         A khalanga name derived from small hill

Makhwa            28,29&30         A khalanga name derived from a river



FIGTREE WARD

POPULATION

People

AGE              MALE        FEMALE           TOTAL

0-10years        420         545

11-20years       320         495

21-30years       316         635

31-40years       334         496

41-60years       340         490

Over 60 years    041         060              6,784




OVC Statistics




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AGE                 MALE   FEMALE   TOTAL

0-5years            29     38

6-10years           95     116

11-15years          154    283      817




DISABLED

AGE            MALE        FEMALE         TOTAL

0-10years      06          03

11-20years     03          05

21-30years     05          07

31-40years     02          03

41-50years     04          01

51-60years     03          02

Over 60years   05          07             56



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LEADERSHIP

TRADITIONAL LEADERS

NAME           AGE    SEX      EDUCATIONAL DESIGNATION PLACE OF
                                                       ORIGI

Israel         54     male     O level      Headman        Fairview
Tokwana

Obert Fombo    56     male     Standard 1   Village head   Manora
Moyo

Wonder         67     Male     Standard 4   Village head   Devon dale
Ndebele

Mnidwa         77     Male     Standard 4   Village head   Paul’s Rest B
Mafikeni

Major Moyo     61     Male     Standard 6   Village head   Manda

Gasper Dube    55     Male     Standard 4   Village head   Fairview

Elizabeth      56     Female   ZJC          Village head   Fairview
Moyo

Landiso Moyo   41     Female                Village head   Village 16 and
                                                           17




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Elected Leaders

Name              age   Sex      Educational   Designation   Place of
                                 level                       origin

Simon Sibanda     41    male     O level       Councilor     Fairview

Zibuse Fuzwane    29    male     O Level       W.K.Worker    Fairview

Loviet Ncube      47    male     Standard 1    Secretary     Zihwabeni

Likani Sibanda    43    male     Diploma.      V.Secretary   Fairview
                                 Teac

Nomatter Siziba   17    female   zjc           W.K.Worker    J.Mqabuko




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Villages   0-                 6-          11-         16-         21-           26-         31-         36-        41-        46-        51-        56-        61-        66-        70abov
           5yrsM              10          15          20          25            30          35          40         45         50         55         60         65         70         eM
                        F     M     F     M     F     M     F     M      F      M     F     M      F    M     F    M     F    M     F    M     F    M     F    M     F    M



                                                                                                                                                                                F

                                                                                                                                                                                              F
Diba       33           44    29    26    37    28    19    24    31     33     16    22    18     14   15    20   13    11   11    17   17    13   14    11   6     5    8     7    8        10   GWAMB
Bhaladza   24           25    20    12    14    18    12    15    12     30     13    12    20     9    7     22   8     5    10    5    17    12   15    17   8     14   4     3    8        5
                                                                                                                                                                                                   E WARD
Gwambe     31           18    26    23    56    43    52    33    26     32     22    34    19     26   17    21   11    16   17    21   13    11   10    14   9     8    11    9    11       5    2
1
Gwambe     37           53    27    30    30    27    41    18    22     20     14    22    17     12   17    7    9     3    1     8    3     12   5     11   3     8    5     6    4        5           M
2
                                                                                                                                                                                                   aster
Kandana    36           31    33    24    27    25    29    26    16     12     13    10    18     12   19    21   19    21   17    19   23    30   14    12   16    18   19    10   7             Plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                   village
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Populatio
                                                                                                                                                                                                   n
Total      161          171   135   115   164   141   153   116   107    127    78    100   92     78   75    91   60    56   56    70   73    78   48    65   42    53   47    37   41       32




Grand      2662
                                                                                                                                                                                                   GWAMB
total
                                                                                                                                                                                                   E WARD
                                                                                                                                                                                                   LEADERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                   HIP

                 Village            Name and                Position           Sex           Age              Education
                                    surname                                                                   status

                 Gwambe             Ernest .M Ndlovu.       Councillor         M             56yrs            Std 6

                 Kandana            Michael                 Chief              M             68yrs            Std 6
                                    Magutshwa

                 Kandana            Mangisi Ndlovu          Headman            M             74yrs            Std 6

                 Kandana            Edward                  Senior             M             57yrs            Std 5


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           Magutshwa         kraalhead

K          John.B.Nkomo      kraalhead   M   85yrs   Std 6

andana

Gwambe     Percy Hanyane     Senior      M   69yrs   T.T.C
                             kraalhead

Gwambe     Fanyana.N.Dube    k/head      M   71yrs   Std 6

Gwambe     Moses .S .Moyo    k/head      M   70yrs   Std 3

Gwambe     John .M.Moyo      k/head      M   70yrs   Std 3

Bhaladza   Benard Dupute     k/head      M   62yrs   Std 5

Bhaladza   Kindy.Pilime      k/head      M   82yrs   Std 6

Bhaladza   Petros Mahango    k/head      M   81yrs   Std 5

Bhaladza   Elinah Tshabata   k/head      F   75yrs   Std 5

Diba       Micah Mloyi       Senior      M   57yrs   Std 6
                             k/head

Diba       Prize. T.Sibona   k/head      M   71yrs   Std 6

Diba       Elliot Msweswe    k/head      M   70yrs   Std 3




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MALANSWAZI WARD

POPULATION

AGE                      SEX             NUMBERS

                         male   female

Under 5years             319    292      611

Primary Going            802    721      1 523

Secondary Going          146    137      286

Out Of School Going to   346    428      774
30years

30years to 70years       532    805      1337

Over 70years             104    158      262

LEADERSHIP

TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP

TITLE Headman            AGE             EDUCATION STATUS




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     Senganyondo                 79years

     Nswazwi                     52 years

     Councilor

     M Ndlovu                    60 years

     HUWANA WARD

     ADMINISTRATION ASSEMBLY

Position                Name & Surname      Age   Sex   Educational Status

chief                   Gambo4                    m

headman                 M. Manguba          47    m     F4

Councilor               E.Dube              64    m     F2

Ward treasure           M. Nkomo            55    f     F2

Ward secretary          C.Dube              39    f     F2

Administrator           L.Ndlovu            49    f     G7

Knowledge worker        D.Nkiwane           27    f     F4

Social services         M .Mzanywa          55    f     Std3

Mnitoring&Evaluation    I. Nkiwane          83    m     F2

Infastructure           J. Moyo             64m   m     Std3



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Natural resources

Village Heads:Huwana          V. Ncube           49   f       F2

Ntambana                      J.K.Muda           81   m       F2

Ngwala                        E. Dube            64   m       F2

Ndutshwa                      E. Ndlovu          56   m       G7




    Ages               female             male        total

    0-5 years          605                515         1110

    6-17 years         1540               1450        2990         MASENDU WARD

    18-59 years        1510               1500        3010         Population


    60& above          380                300         680




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Village       Total        Household     Village   Number       Number    Cattle   Goats     Sheep     Donkeys
Name          population   number        Heads     of Youth     of OVCs

Masendu       6600+        510           26        200          230       1050     3340      50        500
Central

Tjeboroma     6011         470           22        120          198       3137     4130      301       612

Thandawani    5987         416           21        258          198       1100     5703      37        151

Mambo         5861         375           21        390          314       1051     3931      198       978

Luvuluma      2120+        287           12        150          98        4602     3906      198       970

Makumbi       2350+        360           19        120          170       680      2216      115       319

Total         28929        2433          121       978          978       11620    31320     939       3530



             TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP

             Chief

             NAME                 SUR NAME               GENDER           AGE      EDUCATIONAL LEVEL             VILLAGE

             Sindalizwe           Dube                   Male             47yrs    O’level                       Masendu Central




             HEAD MAN


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NAME                    SUR NAME     GENDER   AGE     EDUCATIONAL LEVEL      VILLAGE

Pilate                  Moyo         Male     76yrs   Standard 6             Masendu central



SENIOR VILLAGE HEADS



NAME                   SUR NAME    GENDER     AGE        EDUCATIONAL LEVEL    VILLAGE

Lindiwe                Mdongo      Male       76yrs      Standard 6           Mambo

Sizi                   Ncube       Female     52yrs      Standard 4           Luvuluma

Zwini                  Dube        Male       47yrs      O’level              Tjeboroma

Baleni                 Dube        Male       79yrs      Standard 4           Masendu central

Wilson                 Dube        Male       73yrs      Standard 6           Thandawani

Carlon                 Ndlovu      Male       59yrs      Standard 5           Makumbi




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NDIWENI WARD

Human population

Due to different factors, human population figures change from time to time. Below is population demography of Ndiweni ward.

         0-4    5-9    10-     15-   20-    25-    30-    35-    40-     45-    50-     55-   60+
                       14      19    24     29     34     39     44      49     54      59

F        131    168    191     112   243    224    267    285    219     257    289     309   285

M        107    149    187     104   189    148    141    197    202     189    237     205   216

T        238    317    378     216   432    372    408    482    421     446    506     514   501

Grand total=5231

Key;

F = female

M = male

T = total

      LEADERSHIP

      Ndiweni ward under the jurisdiction of Chief Mphini has 27 traditional leaders.

Name                         Age Sex Educ status          No of HH

Ndiweni




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Samson B Dube          67   M   Std 6            24

Howard Nkomo           43   M   Grade 7          22

Court Ndlovu           76   M   Std 6            39

Pipa Mzwanyane         84   M   Std 3            7

Ginger Ndebele         77   M   Std 1            12

Abel Nsokosi           82   M   Form2            16

                                Total HH         120

Thekwane

Rabson Mantula         74   M   Form4            53

Christopher J Mahoko   69   M   PTL              56

Godwin Gonde           51   M   Form2            53

                                Total HH         179

Tjinjika

Amos Mafa              77   M   Cert in education 10

Tiyapo Buta            69   M   Std6             10

Amon Ncube             59   M   Std 6            35

Gilbert Ntaisi         82   M   Std 5            14



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Elias Ndlovu          61   M   Std 6      9

                               Total HH   78

Sibomvu

Gibson Mguni          77   M   Std4       13

Khondlo V Moyo        63   M   Std3       28

Tete Nkomo            85   M   Std2       16

Mbizo Msebele         63   M   Std3       18

Wilson Hindoga        58   M   Std6       29

Belliner Ndlovu       53   F   Grade7     31

Adam Tshuma           75   M   Std6       5

Nganda Bafana Ncube   68   M   Std6       6

Khulelaphi Moyo       52   F   Grade5     11

Lupoyi Mkhathi Dlodlo 78   M   Std2       3

Mlimisi Dube          74   M   Std2       24

Debra Dube            68   F   Std2       18

Meyi Mgwagwa          38   F   Grade7     9

                               Total HH   206



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                        Grand total   583



AGE GROUPS       MALE        FEMALE    TOTAL



0 TO 5 years     18          12        30

8 TO 13 years    28          32        60

14 TO30 years    8           12        20

30YEARS          60          40        100

30 TO 70 years   80          70        150

OVER 70 years    10          10        20

GRAND TOTAL                            380

NORWOOD WARD

AGE GROUPS       MALE        FEMALE    TOTAL



0 TO 5 years     18          12        30

8 TO 13 years    28          32        60

14 TO30 years    8           12        20



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30YEARS              60                 40              100

30 TO 70 years       80                 70              150

OVER 70 years        10                 10              20

GRAND TOTAL                                             380



LEADERSHIP

      1.   There are 8 committees
      2.   burial societies
      3.   Child protection.
      4.   Vidco
      5.   village head
      6.   Dipping committee
      7.   N.R.B
      8.   Z.F.U
      9.   Councillor


MATJINGE WARD

Population per age group

Sex              0-5yrs       6-13yrs        14-17yrs         18-30yrs   31-60yrs       61-70yrs   70+   Total

Male

Female




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Total

OVC Population

Number of OVCs attending primary school              Total          Number of OVCs attending secondary school              Total



Number of OVCs not attending school                  Total          Number of OVCs not attending school                    Total



Grand Total

LEADER SHIP

Title                          Name/ surname            Age               Sex                         Educational status

Headman                        Moyo Matshipisa          75yrs             m                           STD 6

Councilor                      Ndlovu K Court           70yrs             m                           J.C

Administrator                  Phiri Bornface           50yrs             m                           J.C

Knowledge worker               Ncube Chemist            56yrs             m                           STD 6

NYELE WARD

Population.

Village         Disabled   Disabled     O.V.Cs   OVCs   VCWs    VCWs      VCWs     VHWs     VHWs

                M          F            M        F      M       F         F        M        F



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Nlibgwane     7   9           35        50      0   1         0           0



Ndzindzime

Nope

Lulo

Hadzika

Zelembu       1

Matobo

Tjontala

Tjaheta




Population.

Village               H.B.C. Givers.(Female )               H.B.C. Givers (Male)

Nlibgwane                          3                                  2

Ndzindzime

Nope



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Lulo

Hadzika                                 4                                       Nil

Zelembu

Matobo

Tjontala

Tjaheta




Traditional Leaders.

Name&              Age     M   F   Education Status.   Position   Village
Surname

Sindalizwe                 M   _   (0) Level           Chief      Thandawana.
Dube               47yrs

Patricia Ndlovu                F                       Headman    Tjontala

Herry Dube                 M   _                       Headman    Ndzindzime

Peter Ncube                M       STD 6               Village    Nope
                   68yrs
                                                       Head

Orbet         M.           M                           V/head     Lulo


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Sibanda

Nograph            53yrs M             Std 4         V/head            Hadzika
Ndlovu



Makhanyiso                         F                 V/head            Zelembu
Dube

Samuel Moyo       70yrs        M                     V/head            Matobo

Halale Tshuma     67yrs        M         Std 6       V/head            Nlibgwane

Emanuel Moyo       39yrs M               (O) Level   Councillor        Nlibgwane

Micheal Moyo                   M                     Ward              Zelembu
                                                     Administrator

Mosland            55yrs M               Std 4       Ward              Nlibgwane
Pagiwa
                                                     Knowledgeworker



SOMNENE WARD

Population Total 818

0-5yrs                    91

6-13yrs                   162



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13-17yrs                 75

17-30yrs                 220

30-70yrs                 300

Above 70yrs              45




Leadership
Title                                          Age       Education Status

Councillor                                     72        Std 6 /Diploma

Wadco chairperson /Bekezela Village            57        Std 6

Somnene South Village head                     49        Std 2

Hleka         Village head                     53        Grade 7

Siyabalandela Village head                     70        Std 6

Phaphamani      Village head                   77        Std 2

Zamafuthi      Village head                    77        Std 6

Secretaries

Name & Surname                 Age    Education Status

Joseph Tshuma                  49     Form 2


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Formiet Mpofu                      52      Form 4

Soul Mhlanga                       52      Form 2

Ivy Ncube                          47      Grade 7

Mandla Tshuma                      38      Form 2

Sibusisiwe Ncube                   38      Form 2

Ward information

Agnes Ncube                        27      Form 4



VULINDLELA WARD

POPULATION

The ward has a population as given according to villages.

Village 1      o-5          5-15          15-25         25-35   35-50   50 and +




Village 2      o-5          5-15          15-25         25-35   35-50   50 +




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Village 3   o-5      5-15    15-25   25-35   35-50   50 +




Village 4   o-5      5-15    15-25   25-35   35-50   50+

Males       6        21      23      11      13      7

Females     8        18      24      4       12      7

Village 4

Livestock

Cattle      Donkey   Goats   Sheep   Dogs    Cats    Chickens

116         43       96      8       15      1       108



Village 5   0-5      5-15    15-25   25-35   35-50   50+




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LEADERSHIP –AGE AND EDUCATION STATUS

POSITION                  AGE          EDU STATUS

Headman Hikwa             64 years     O Level

Councillor M.Moyo                      Grade seven

Albert Moyo V Head        51years      O Level +Dip-Mechanics

Kwabo F Ndlovu V Head                  Standard two

Nelson Sibanda Vhead      58 years     Standard Six

Enock Masisa V head

Lucy Ndlovu V head        45years      Junior certificate

Mbo Moyo V head           58years      Standard three

Fiboin Nkomo V head

Nasiso Tsandukwa Vhead    71 years     Junior certificate

Special Moyo V head       55 years     Standard three

Jackson Maduna V head     75years      Standard Two

Rafi Nkala V head         64years      Standard Four

Jonathan Ngwenya V head   56 years     O Level

Lawrence Ndlovu V head    54 years



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Sithembile Ncube V head



DOMBODEMA WARD

Male                         Hikwa            Tjompani



290                          104              70




Population

     1. People
Village               Male           Female         Total

Male                  448            436            884

Hikwa                 370            425            795

Tjompani              280            172            452

Total                                               2131




Leadership


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Name         Adelade       Samson      Bowen    Teddy   Mkhululi
             Tshuma        Gonde       Mayisela Ngwenya Nleya

Position     Headman Councilor Village               Village     Village
                               head                  head        head

Age          64yrs         54yrs       57yrs         87yrs       68yrs

Education “ O” level       J.C + GCE   STD.6         STD6        J.C

TSHANKWA WARD

Population in the ward.

House         Pop                              OVCs                         Disabled
holds


              Females         Males            Females         Males        Females           Males

1012          2495            1982             198             135          19                14

LEADERSHIP IN THE WARD.

                     SEX                                         POSITION             EDU.BACK
NAME                                     AGE
                                                                 Chief
Kandana              M
Sikhathini                               70                      Headman              Std 4
Somfula              M




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Norman Ncube         67   Councilor
                 M                         J.C Form 2
D. Nthuma        M   69   Senior V/ head   Std 4
Ngwenya

Wilson Ndlovu    M   45   Senior V/head    Form 4

Giveness Gumbo   M   48   Senior V/Head    Grade 6

Maphanyeka       M   70   Senior V/head    Std.2
Ndlovu

Cephas Nyathi    M   71   Senior V/head    Std.2

                 M   83   Senior V/head    uneducated
Philimon N
Nevious Ndlovu       80   Senior V/head    Un-educated
                 M
                 M   48   Ward
Kybrode                   administrator    Form 2
Mpala
Simelokuhle          23   Ward knowledge   Form 4
Sibanda          F        worker

Patience         F        Secretary
Zambuko

Elgstone Moyo    M        SECRETARY

Thamsanqa        M        Secretary



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Moyo

Simayedwa          F   23   Secretary
Sibanda

Bhibhiliya Ncube            Secretary

Nakanani                    Secretary
Ndebele

Makhala Ndlovu     M   56   V/head      Std.3

Busukwa Ncube      M   76   V/head      Std.2

Nkewana            M   70   V/head      Uneducated

Fongola Ndlovu     M   66   V/HEAD      STD1

Moses Moyo         M   78   V/head      Std2

Aleck S Moyo       M   66   V/head      Std2

Mpawali Moyo       M   78   K/head      Std2

Muntu              M   74   V/head      Std3

Dingilizwe Moyo    M   64   V/head      STD4

Obert Ncube        M        V/head

Paison Moyo        M   57   V/head      Std4

Jordan Moyo        M   59   V/head      Grade 6


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Mathukuthela      M                 70               V/head           Grade 6
Nkomo

Tshova Ndlovu     M                 80               V/head

Ngwali Moyo       M                 70               V/head           Std1

Sifo Ncube        M                 70               V/head           Std.2

Mkhokheli         M                 62               V/head           STD.5
Ncube

Thayithayi        M                 59               V/head
Mlotshwa

Thoyi Mhlanga     M                 80               V/head           _

Elias Nkomo       M                 68               V/head           _

Gwaziwe Ndlovu    M                 75               V/head           _

Pholisa Dlamini   M                 -                    V/head       _

Makhalima         M                 62               V/head           _

GALA WARD

POPULATION_- PEOPLE OVC’s

SEX       0-5     6-13      14-18        18-30   31-60      61-70   Above       Total
                                                                    70

F         12      45        30


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M          14       32         22                                                     155

T          26       77         52

DISABLED

SEX        0-5        6-13     14-18      18-30        31-60   61-70         Above    total
                                                                             70

F          4          6        8          18           20      10            15

M          3          2        3          14           14      5             8

T          7          8        11         42           34      15            23       140




LEADER SHIP

Sur name         Name               Sex           Age               Education        Position         VIllage      WARD

Manguba          Manguba (v)        M             46                Form 4           Head man         P. east      6

Ndlovu           Sifanikiso         M             39                Form 4 PFS 6     Councilor        P.east       6
                 sidlakade

Ngwenya          Rand               M             78                Std 5            Village head     P.east       6

Ndebele          Center             M             51                Grade 7          Village head     Bhembenene   6

Mpofu            Fanuel             M             66                Grade 5          Village head     Garamtata    6


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Nkomo             Nduna         M                          Village head   Ntoli        6

Mbotshwa          Albert        M     71    Form 2         Village head   Gala         6

Ndlovu            Sibonda       M     73    Grade 5        Village head   Kungubo      6



KHAME WARD

LEADER SHIP

Sur name          Name          Sex   Age   Education      Position       Village      WARD

Manguba           Manguba (v)   M     46    Form 4         Head man       P. east      6

Ndlovu            Sifanikiso    M     39    Form 4 PFS 6   Councilor      P.east       6
                  sidlakade

Ngwenya           Rand          M     78    Std 5          Village head   P.east       6

Ndebele           Center        M     51    Grade 7        Village head   Bhembenene   6

Mpofu             Fanuel        M     66    Grade 5        Village head   Garamtata    6

Nkomo             Nduna         M                          Village head   Ntoli        6

Mbotshwa          Albert        M     71    Form 2         Village head   Gala         6

Ndlovu            Sibonda       M     73    Grade 5        Village head   Kungubo      6

POPULATION

Female     male

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    8         14
total 22

                         0-5 years         6-17 years         18-30years             31-60 years   60-above

                         M       F         M      F           M      F               M      F      M          F
POPULATION
                         102   176         147     197        114    338             328    251    106    267
Khame
                         92      114       120     199        112    238             272    182    99         146
KHUPHULA
                         80      120       139     200        192   165              147    207    70     90
TEMATEME
                         85          96    165     197        148   142              164    204    40     55
TSHEMAHALE
T0TAL                    359     506       583     793        566   883              911    844    315        558

TOTAL POPULATION FOR THE WARD 6318

DISTRICT VISION STATEMENT
By 2020 we want to be a food secure district with economically developed citizens having quality social services,
infrastructure, and communication while promoting culture and youth advancement driven by agriculture, natural
resources, cultural tourism and small to medium enterprises.

Goals

       To increase household income


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         To strengthen agricultural production
         To enhance community healthy and wellbeing
         To develop and improve education system
         To improve transport, communication network and rural electrification
         To create a conducive environment to support business development
         To revive and strengthen culture
         To improve infrastructure
         To strengthen traditional leadership and cultural values
         To strengthen and promote natural resources for income generation
         To enhance youth advancement

                                             WARD(s)
GOAL (1): To increase household income       ALL

DOMBOLEFU WARD: STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1: To promote income generation through small to medium enterprises

Activities

-Organizing 6 producer groups into commodity association.

Carrying out research of income generation products that would drive development in the ward.

-Training producer groups in

       Production skills
       Business management
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     Marketing skills
-Exposure visits for cadres

-Capitalisation of producer groups to:

    Source raw materials
    Purchase machinery
Advertising the products through

         Z.I.T.F (Zimbabwe international trade fair)
         Mini shows
         Information centres
         Internet




STRATEGY 2: To strengthen Agricultural production

Activities

 1) Promoting of dry planting

- Revive farming groups

- Training in farming skills

- Sourcing 2 ward tractors

- Procurement of short season varieties

STRATEGY 3: Promote income generation through livestock

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Production

Activities

-Community mobilization

-Community contribution in the form of cash towards training of agricultural cadres

-Strengthening of producer groups

-Buying 10rolls barbed wire, 5 rolls plain wire

-Paddocking

-Breeding

-Training of Agricultural cadres in:

     Animal husbandry
     Marketing skills
     Artificial insemination
- Look and learn visits

- Linking with commercial farmers

- Sourcing of bulls, Tuli, Nkoni, Brahman & Simental

- Organizing cattle shows

STRATEGY 4: To ensure adequate water supply for irrigation purposes

Activities


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-Community mobilization

- Siting and pegging of 2 dams

- Sating and pegging of 2 irrigation fields

- Bush clearing

- Collection of stones

- Dan excavation

- Fencing of 2 catchments area

- Stone pitching of tow dam walls

STRATEGY 5: To ensure adequate supply for animals

Activities

- Community mobilization

-Community contribution in the form of labour

- Siting and pegging of 4 dams

- Constructing 4 dams

- Rehabilitation of 6 dams

- Collection of stones

- Pitching of all dam walls

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GALA WARD 6: ACTIVITIES AND STRATEDIES
Strategy1: To promote incomes generation projects under livestock rearing (to be established in Gala village.)

Activities

     Survey on the livestock present and suitable in the ward.
     Organise communities into livestock producer groups.
     Training of at least two paravets per producer group.
     Construction of livestock handling facility and construction of sale pen
     Organization of the community settlement patterns to create grazing areas.
     Training of infrastructure cadres in paddocking of the area.
     Conscientising producer groups to mobilize resources for acquisition of fencing of the paddocks.
     Training of producer group in animal husbandry using the trained agriculture cadres.
     Look and learn tours to successful ventures on cattle rearing.
     Link with Matopo research station for purchase of breed suitable for the area.
     Sourcing and mobilization of resources for herd improvement.
     Buying cattle that is suitable breed.
     Engage technology partner to educate paravets and agriculture cadres on artificial insemination.
      Source straws and conduct artificial insemination process.
     Constructing an abattoir and canning plant in the ward.
     Engage farmers to venture into producing stock feed.
     Link stockfeed growers with millers in stockfeed production.


Strategy2: To promote income generation through poultry production. (To be established in Phakama West)

Activities

     Organize community into producer groups.


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     Training of producer group.
     Building fowl-chicken mesh and constructing chicken handling facilities.
     Signing contracts with farmers to grow sorghum and sunflower.
     Engaging a technology partner to assist in production of chicken feed.
     Linking with chick producers
     Buying chicks of good breed that is broilers and layers.
     Promoting about one per producer group with booster and incubator. For producing chicks.
     Training of two paravets per producer group to understand diseases related to poultry.
     Feeding and nursing the chicks.
     Marketing and signing of contracts with buyers.
     Establishing a poultry factory full equipped for the business.


Strategy3: To promote income generation through piggery (to get established in Bhembenene village.)

Activities

     Organize communities into piggery producer groups.
     Training of at least two paravets in piggery production and diseases.
     Training of producer groups.
     Building pig-sty and pig handling facilities.
     Link with Colcom and other consumers of pork products.
     Buying pig of good breed.
     Construction of abattoirs for processing of pork products.
     Marketing and signing of contracts with buyers.


Strategy 4: To promote income generation through cropping (maize to be grown at Ntoli and Garamtata villages)

Activities

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     Survey farm land and water resources for irrigation purposes.
     Organising communities into maize producer groups.
     Training of farmers master farming and producing cash crops.
     Training of the producer group in irrigation farming
     Linking farmers with seed producing companies.
     Linking farmers with other input suppliers.
      Mobilizing resources to buy farming equipment per producer group.
     Link with partners to source at least 7 seven tractors one per village.
     Training of farmers to use appropriate technologies for cultivation, weeding pest controlling and harvesting.
     Capitalize farmers to establish a big milling company.
     Train business development cadres in marketing skills
     Train knowledge workers in website management for marketing purpose


Strategy5: To promote income generation through vegetable gardening (Phakama East and Kungubo.)

Activities.

     Survey farm land and water resource for farming.
     Organise communities into producer groups.
     Training of green vegetable farmers in horticultural activities.
     Educating farmers to grow high value crops like potatoes.
     Research on water sources and engage technology partner to assist in water harvesting techniques.
     Engage a group of youths to establish a fence making company to support fencing of gardens.
     Capitalize growers to acquire inputs like seeds ,equipment and fertilisers
     Planting vegetable seeds of various kinds
     Cultivating and spraying vegetables.
     Train producer group members in marketing skills.
     Buying processing machine and setting at up a processing centre at Phakama east and Kungubo village.
     Tinning and process vegetables...

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     Linking with Botswana to establish market linkages.


Strategy 6: To promote income generation through growing of citrus fruits.

Activities

       Extend the irrigation area to include citrus fruits growing
       Identify individual that are into citrus fruit growing and organize them into producer group.
     Training of citrus fruit growing farmers
     Acquiring quality seeds
     Purchasing fertilizer
     Equipment
     Look and learn visits to other established ventures.
     Growing fruits seeds of different kinds
     Cultivating and spraying
     Train business development cadres in marketing skills
     Crushing, tinning and processing of fruits at the factory established at Phakama East and Kungubo Villages.
     Selling and marketing the produce to consumers.


GWAMBE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: Promote income generation through cropping of maize.

Activities

         Profile members of maize production interest.
         Organise commodity associations
         Train farmers on maize production
         Select suitable seed varieties for the local region 4

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         Prepare land for early planting
         Organise funds to purchase the following inputs, i.e. seed, machinery and spares, fertilisers and labour draught power and pesticides.
         Plant seeds at early rains
         weeding fields
         Prevent soil erosion through construction of contours and ridges and drainages
         Establish a grain marketing board
         Market green maize
         Sell the rest to G.M.B. and feed locals
         Establish a mealing company for production of maize meal.
         Link with Plumtree town, and local retailers for ordering of mealie meal.


Strategy 2: Promote income generation through the growing of cow peas.

Activities

         Profile members of cow peas.
         Form a cow peas commodity association
         Strengthen cow peas production programme by training farmers in cow peas production
         Identify and train cow pea’s packagers.
         Market seeds/grain and buy products
         Organise look and learn trips.
         Link farmers with high value markets.


Strategy 3: Promote income generation through growing of sweet potatoes.

Activities

         Profile farmers of commodity production interest.


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         Organise commodity association
         Train farmers in commercial sweet potato production in the ward.
         Organise funds to purchase sweet potato seeds, fertilisers, labour, draft power and pesticides.
         Establish a reputable market for sweet potato


Strategy 4: Promote income gene ration through growing of groundnuts.

Activities

         Profile farmers of commodity production interest.
         Organise commodity association
         Train farmer in commercial groundnuts /sugar beans production
         Organise funds to purchase the following inputs ;quality groundnuts seed/sugar bean seeds inoculates fertiliser ,labour , and pesticides


Strategy 5: Promote income generation through vegetable growing.

Activities

         Profile farmer of this commodity producer interest.
         Organise commodity producer groups
         Strengthen nutrition crop production by training farmers to produce quality vegetables.
         Organise funds for the activities; purchase of inputs, purchase of garden tools, purchase insecticide and purchase of fencing material.
         Establish nutritional gardens in villages.
         Establish water points i.e. drilling of boreholes (4 per village) construction of dams.
         Training farmers on machinery operation
         Organising funds to purchase grinding machines, peanut butter containers
         Linking producers with viable market (s



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Strategy 6: To promote income generation through growing of small grain

Activities

             Mobilize community member into small grain producer groups.
             Training of 4 farmers per village in master farming.
             Liaising with SDMP on materials for training of farmers.
             Organization of farmers into study circles and internalization of reading culture.
             Identification of community groups to be trained in small grain seed multiplication.
             Training of agriculture cadres to encourage and monitor the growing of small grain.
             Identification of lead farmers who will be used as examples.
             Mobilize resources to purchase inputs;
             Look and learn tours to countries like Botswana.
             Lobbying for the establishment of a mabele milling plant.
             Signing contracts with Ingwebu, health institutions and nutrition promoters to promote the use of amabele mealie meal.


HINGWE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1:          Harnessing of natural resources for commercial purposes

Activities

              Researching on the key natural resources in the ward.
              Training of natural resource cadre on how to maintain natural resources.
              Training of traditional leaders on formulation of by laws on the maintenance of natural resources,
              Conscientising community members especially from Hingwe village to reclaim the Hingwe Gully.
              Developing of campfire committees into legal entities.
              Formation of communities into amacimbi harvesters.
              Training of producer groups in organized macimbi collection and harvesting.


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        Establishment of woodlots for macimbi growing.
        Establishing of amacimbi association.
        Revival of Amacimbi Trust.
        Training and strengthening of Amacimbi Trust in business management.
        Capitalisation of the Trust to buy drying equipment.
        Training of communities in gathering of Amacimbi and understanding a business model to be followed.
        Developing an appropriate packaging.
        Developing a marketing strategy for Amacimbi.
        Completion of the ward hall to be used as storage for Amacimbi.
        Other natural resources that can be commercialized almost using the same model are; Clay for pottery. Wood for carving and ilala for
         basketry and weaving




Strategy 2: To breed small livestock in a commercial manner.

      Activities

              Training of agricultural cadre
              Organise communities into small livestock breeders.
              Train 2 paravets from each group in animal husbandry and capitalize them with vet kits.
              Carrying out workshops on small livestock production
              Promoting farmer to farmer veterinary extension support.
              Train agriculture cadres in supervision and monitoring of these groups.
              Traditional leaders to demarcate areas that would be used as grazing land.
              Train infrastructure cadres to supervise the paddocking of these areas.
              Mobilize funds and talk to technology partners to assist in sand abstraction technologies to provide water for the livestock.
              Construction of water troughs at the paddocks.
              Expose breeders to look and learn in areas that are now advanced in this venture.

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            Liaise with Matopo research station to acquire good breeds in he goats and lambs.
            Capitalize the breeding groups to purchase, livestock for restocking, medication and other equipment.
            Contract 28contact farmers to grow feed for livestock from local grown crops.
            Organise shows for attracting buyers.
            Go into contracts with buyers , owners of restaurants, and Ngo s that are into livestock breeding


Strategy 3: To promote income generation through horticultural gardening and marketing.

Activities

       Training of agricultural cadres (7) in horticultural skills.
       Organising communities into vegetable producer groups.
       Establishing more nutritional gardens for growing vegetables.
       Engage technology partners to go into sand abstraction to increase water at the gardens.
       Train producer groups to produce high value crops like potatoes and carrots.
       Introduce growing of citrus fruits in the gardens.
       Capitalize interested individuals to establish gardens at their homesteads.
       Look and learn tours to established horticultural groups.




Strategy 4: To market processed and none processed agricultural produce.

Activities

      Constructing of markets at major Business Centres
      Forming marketing co-operatives and training in advertising.

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      Establishment of information centres at village level
      Training of knowledge workers in computer literacy, website development and community news letter writing.
      Conducting of agricultural shows
      Training in packaging and processing of horticultural produce
      Practicing vegetable drying and package
      Learning and exchange visit to community based agro-processing
       Centres.



KHAME WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy: To promote income generation through small grain cropping

Community organization and skills development

Mobilize community member into small grain producer groups.

Training of 4 farmers per village in master farming.

Liaising with SDMP on materials for training of farmers.

Organization of farmers into study circles and internalization of reading culture.

Input supply

Identification of community groups to be trained in small grain seed multiplication.

Training of agriculture cadres to encourage and monitor the growing of small grain.

Identification of lead farmers who will be used as examples.


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Mobilize resources to purchase inputs and implements.

Engage hardware suppliers through the infrastructure cadres to establish implement stores in the ward.

Storage, processing and marketing

Look and learn tours field days to countries like Botswana.

Lobbying for the establishment of a mabele milling plant.

Signing contracts with Ingwebu, health institutions and nutrition promoters to promote the use of amabele mealie meal.

Construct two big silos for storage of grain.

Complete the construction of the community hall to be used as store houses.

Train producer group members in marketing skills

Construct market stalls in the villages.

Fellowship with neighbouring wards, GVT, & other organization.

Strategy 2: Promote income generation through growing of groundnuts /cow peas.

Activities

         Profile farmers of this commodity producer.
         Organise commodity producer groups
         Strengthen nutrition crop production by training farmers to produce quality groundnuts and cowpeas...
         Organise funds for the activities; purchase of inputs, purchase of garden tools, purchase insecticide and purchase of fencing material.
         Establish water points i.e. drilling of boreholes construction of Tematema dam.
         Training farmers on machinery operation

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    Organising funds to purchase grinding machines, peanut butter containers
    Linking producers with viable market.
To promote income generation through natural resources

Activities

A     Mopane trees for construction pole

                              Training natural resource cadres on tree conservation
                              Conscientising community leaders about tree value
                              Creating woodlots
                              Stopping deforestation
                              Identifying markets Naturing small trees
                              Selling wood for fuel
                              Selling poles for construction
                              Making fire guards


      B. Thatching grass

                               Conscietising the community about grass management and importance
                                Fencing the area
                               Control animal movement
                               Preventing random grass cutting
                               Cutting grass as per laid down tones
                               Selling grass to the community


      C.     Wildlife

                                Training natural resource cadres on campfire management

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                        Forming of campfire groups
                        Campaigning against poaching
                        Advertising wildlife ready for shooting
                        Making a quarter calendar for hunting
                        Setting charges for hunters
                        Training traditional leaders to form campfire committees into legal entities.
 D.       Macimbi
                        Conscientiae the community on the importance of amacimbi
                        Preserving mopane trees
                        Avoiding random cutting down of trees and tress branches
                        Setting the calendar for harvesting amacimbi
                        Harvesting amacimbi
                        Procuring a drying machine for amacimbi
                        Business development cadres to identify market and draw contracts with business people in term of selling
                        Packaging of amacimbi
                        Selling of amacimbi to business people
MADLAMBUDZI WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

Strategy 1: To promote income generation through agricultural projects.

Activities

      1) Practice intensive farming (Tsukuru)

         Conduct crop survey
         Conscientiae leader ship on coming up with designated area for vegetable production
         Organise farmers into production groups
         Look and learn tours
         Training on vegetable production
         Acquisition of variety seeds

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         Conduct field shows
         Set market stalls



          2) Practice conservation farming methods

            Mobilise farming groups for conservation farming
            Training on conservation methods
            Digging of water harvesting trenches
            Maintenance of trenches
            Construct water reservoirs to support drip kit system.
            Use of appropriate traditional technology such as anthills and manure for improving soil fertility.
Strategy 2: Improve timely input supply.

Activities.

                  Organise farmer producer groups to be trained in seed multiplication practices.
                  Establish seed banks in each village.
                  Mobilize funds to at least acquire six tractors one for each village.
                  Engage rural input suppliers (local hardware shops) to be well stocked before the season.
                  Engage other community members with a number of animals to establish businesses of ploughing for other community
                   members on remunerative bases.
Strategy 3: Provision of permanent water sources

Activities

         Conduct water survey
         Identify dam site
         Mobilise community for land preparation
         Constructing a dam for irrigation purposes
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     Irrigate the farming area.
Strategy 3 to promote storage and preservation methods

Activities

         Complete the construction of the ward warehouse.
         Training on dryer construction and maintenance
         Acquisition and preparation of package materials
         Look and learn tours for producer groups to other areas with successful preservation ventures.

Strategy 4: Provision of Business management farmers

Activities

     Training on business management
     Organise business seminars for information sharing
     Building partnership with agricultural institution e.g.Hlekweni, Esikhoveni and Thuli
     Train farmers in marketing strategies.
Strategy 6: To promote income generation through livestock production.

Activities

         Conduct animal survey
         Organise farmers into small livestock producer groups
         Train farmers on animal husbandry
         Conscientiae on the breeding of chosen breed.
         Look and learn tours to well established small livestock producers.
         Training of farmers on project management.
         Conduct seminars with husbandry institutions

a) Reduce high mortality rate in livestock

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         Acquisition of medication for prevention and of disease in small livestock
         Mobilise farmers into groups responsible for acquisition of medicines
         Conduct a survey on prevalent disease
         Train at least two farmers per group as goat paravets on indigenous and modern medicines

b): Building appropriate shelter for small livestock

         Mobilise infrastructure cadres into groups for monitoring of construction of appropriate shelter
         Organise look and learn tours
         Train infrastructure cadres on the building of shelter for small live stock
         Construction of shelter and maintenance

c) Production of feeds for small livestock.

         Construction of feeding pens in Mphugwi village.
         Identify and train farmers that would engage in growing of feed.
         Engage technology partners like Universities to advice on feed production.
         Grow the chosen feed
         Intensify feed production for sale


d) Marketing agricultural produce.

         Establish market stalls at the ward centre.
         Establish village information centres and one main one at ward centre.
         Train 7 knowledge workers in information management, computer literacy website development newsletter writing and story writing.
         Train members of producer groups in marketing strategies.
         Hold agricultural shows, showcasing both crops and livestock annually.
         Sign contracts with buyers, NGOs etc.
         Subscribe and be members of business associations.

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MAKHULELA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To promote income generation through natural resources such as wild life, sand and thatching grass

Activities

Mopane trees for construction pole

                              Training natural resource cadres on tree conservation
                              Conscientising community leaders about tree value
                              Creating woodlots
                              Stopping deforestation
                              Identifying markets maturing small trees
                              Selling wood for fuel
                              Selling poles for construction
                              Making fire guards

B. Thatching grass

                               Conscietising the community about grass management and importance
                                Fencing the area
                               Control animal movement
                               Preventing random grass cutting
                               Cutting grass as per laid down tones
                               Selling grass to the community


      C.     Wildlife

                                Training natural resource cadres on campfire management

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                        Forming of campfire groups
                        Campaigning against poaching
                        Advertising wildlife ready for shooting
                        Making a quarter calendar for hunting
                        Setting charges for hunters
                        Training traditional leaders to turn campfire committees into legal entities.
                        Campfire to educate cadres who will train the community on importance of such natural resources
                        Fencing and protecting wild life
                        Catching and selling fish from Mabhongani dam
                        Developing safaris at Mabhongane to promote tourism.




Strategy 2: To promote income generation through agriculture

Activities

         Mobilization and holding of awareness meetings with the community on growing of drought resistant crops.
         Formation of farmers producer groups of ten members in all villages per different grains
         Identify contact farmers to lead the groups.
         Train agriculture cadres to mentor the groups.
         Training of farmers, theoretical and practical lesson:
             Soil conservation
             Use of fertilizers
             Master farming
             Contract farming
         Signing contracts with Ingwebu breweries and food outlets
         Buying appropriate seeds and fertilizers:
                Millet

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                Sorghum
                Groundnuts
         Demonstrations in each village
         Preparation of land by individual farmers
         Planting of fields using learnt techniques
         Application of fertilizers
         Harvesting, shelling and storage
         Organizing field days and agricultural shows
         Promotion of milling companies for Mabele mealie meal.
         Production of sorghum mealie meal which can be sold.
         Selling products to Breweries, Restaurant and other interested buyers
         To establish granaries for storage of produce for future use
         Training of communities on how to brew sorghum beer.
         Training of communities on how to develop stock feed from crops
         Organise women into peanut butter making entrepreneurs.


MASENDU WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: Promote income generation from agricultural activities

Activities

     Use Datose community bank to avail loans for livestock production
          - Revive farmer groups of 20 members per group to operate as commodity association
     Training of ten people per village (Para vets) on farming skills and equipping them with farming equipment such as sprayers, ploughs and
      harrows
     Establishment of information management system to disseminate marketing information
     Establish a community based cattle development programme
     Support the development of small livestock production e.g.

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    -Goats
    -Sheep
    -Pigs
    -Poultry
 Identify five goat farmers per village with bias to Thandawani village and train them in commercial farming skills and support them to
    access input from service providers
 Liaise with Matopo research station for acquisition of different breeds.
 Construction of a market place.
 Construction of small stock handling facilities.
 Identify six poultry producers with bias to Tjebhoroma and Masendu central and train them in poultry management.
 Engage some farmers into contract farming for small grain to be used as stockfeed.
 Capitalize entrepreneurs with hammer mills to produce stalk feed.
 Capitalize entrepreneurs into chick production and equip them with boosters.
 Engage in contract farming deals with processors and restaurants in Plumtree and Bulawayo
Strategy 2: Revive growing of traditional crops

Activities

     Promote the growing of drought tolerant crops (e.g. sorghum, millet, rapoko e.t.c) especially in Mambo and Tjebhoroma.
     Organise communities into producer groups for crop growing.
     Engage in contract farming for cash crops such as:
         - Sorghum
         - Rapoko
         - Sweet potatoes
         - Paprika
         - Soya beans
         - Sun flower
       Agriculture cadres to develop programmes on crop growing.
       Training of producer groups in early farming, purchasing of seeds on time, applying manure and early planting.


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         Procurement of necessary machinery for cultivation.
         Establishing market stalls at the centre for the sale of the produce.
         Capitalize small crop producers to establish a mealing company for production of sorghum meal.
         Liaise with Ingwebu to produce for them.
         Train home brew brewers to emerge into serious business people.
         Development of relationship with the GMB and poultry farmers.


Strategy 3: To promote income generation from natural resources.

Activities

1. Establish Marula nursery to support Marula producers throughout the ward with special emphasis to Makumbi village.

     Promote establishment of Marula orchards within households and marginal lands.
     Protection of Marula trees from destructive harvesting.
     Train communities in the importance of marula nuts.
     Establishment of a powerful marula association.
     Organise collection of marula fruits.
     Construction of marula factory at the centre.
     Purchasing of a shelling and oil pressing machines for the production of marula juice, oil and butter.
     Train natural resources cadres to link with overseas markets and disseminate information through the website.
     Look and learn tours to Namibia on how marula has empowered women.

2) Establish sisal factories to support the development of an art and craft industry with social emphasis to Luvuluma and Mambo villages.

         Organise communities into producer groups.
         Look and learn visits to Lupane, and Mzilikazi art and craft.
         Training producer groups to produce for high value markets.
         Acquire potters wheels for pottery.

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         -    Other natural resources from which income can be generated include:
              a) Wild fruits
              b) River sand
              c) Quarry
              d) Natural herbs
              e) Bees

Strategy 4: To promote income generation from non-agricultural or natural resources activities, on income generating skills.

Activities:

      1) Improvement of votes to support the cultural tourism and the emergence of Rural service centre with bias to Masendu Central:
             Develop and support individuals that want to venture into votel projects.
             Train votel owners on how to handle visitors.
             Train votel leaders in votel business administration.
             Educational tours of places where such services are offered.
             Support in construction of new votels.
             Train catering groups on how to prepare, handle, and cost food for visitors.
             Train knowledge workers in advertising so as to advertise votels.
             Support the emergence of supporting groups to the votel industry i.e. transport, cultural dancers, folktale story tellers, caterers,
               costume makers etc.

         2) To improve the construction industry to support the development of the Rural Service centre.

                 Organisation of community members into contractors.
                 Development and supporting of construction projects.
                 Training of communities on basic skills required for the industry.
                 Linking them with markets,( brick moulders, builders, carpenters, etc)

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         Book keeping
         Marketing skills
         Stock taking skills
         Computer skills
         Costing
         Dress making
         Soap making
         Candle making
         Petroleum jelly making
         Sweet making
         Weaving
         Brick moulding
         Carpentry
         Embroidery
         Peanut butter making
         Pottery
         Hair dressing
         Honey processing
         Identify at least 15 people per village with indigenous business skills to train them on business, skills and these will train others in
          villages.

Establish three workshops at the Multi-purpose Cultural centre to accommodate those businesses.




NATANE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

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Strategy 1: Increasing household income generation through natural resources.

Marula

Activities

         Organize communities into marula producer groups.
         Organize producer groups into a marula association.
         Train members of the producer groups in marula fruit collection, juice and jam making, fruit cracking.
         Train association leaders in constitution development and association management.
         Train natural resources cadres in marketing skills
         Capitalize the association to buy machines for fruit peeling, juice making, nut extraction and oil extraction.
         Sign contracts with local and overseas markets for selling oil.
         Capitalize association to source nuts from producer members for extraction of oil.
         Train producer members on how to make marula soap and butter.
         Establishment of a marula factory at ward centre.
         Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Tjinyunyi Babili Trust for marketing of oil.
         Liaise with Practical Action on look and learn tours at Matobo and Gwanda.


RIVER SAND, CLAY AND WOOD

Activities.

         Organize communities into producer groups in line with resources shown above.
         Training of producers in production skills.
         Organize youths and link with locals on brick moulding.
         Link with Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre for training of pottery members
         Link with Hlekwini Training Centre for training in wood carving and carpentry.
         Capitalize producer groups to buy a potters wheel


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         Organize and rent a shop in Plumtree to send wares for sale.


Strategy 2: Increasing household income generation through farming.

Groundnuts

Activities

         Organize groundnuts producers into producer groups.
         Lobby for input supply.
         Training on land preparation for groundnuts.
         Training three groups in ward on peanut butter processiHorticulture
               Organization of communities into 12 horticulture groups for the twelve gardens.
               Formation of young farmer groups to be attached to each of the 12 groups.
               Training in horticultural skills.
               Sourcing of funds for fencing of gardens, buying of seedlings, and fertilizers.
               Training of groups in business management 3 per garden.
               Capitalize the associations to buy solar driers and packaging machines.
               Training on marketing skills.
               Training on food processing.
               Training on packaging
               Liaise with TBT, PRACTICAL ACTION and SAFIRE to assist bin markets.
               Establishing of a processing plant at the ward centre.

Strategy 3 to strengthen community leadership to facilitate increase of household incomes.

Activities.

         Train VIDCOS and other traditional leaders in formulating by laws.
         Train natural resources cadres and traditional leaders in conservation of natural resources.

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         Train administrators and knowledge workers in computer literacy and subsequently produce databases
         Training traditional leaders and all cadres in roles and responsibilities.
         Training of business cadres in business management.
         Training rural finance cadres especially treasurers in banking skills, investment skills and village banking.
         Establishment of village banks.
         Training of infrastructure cadres and traditional leaders in advocacy and lobbying skills
         Lobby for rural electrification.
         Lobby for increased network connections.
         Train infrastructure cadres in the maintenance of road network.
         Training monitoring and evaluation cadres to monitor all activities in the ward.


NDIWENI WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To promote income generation projects through natural resources.

Activities;

           a) Training;
                   Training of traditional leadership on the following:
         i. Conservation by-laws,
        ii. Acts and statutory instruments
       iii. how to conserve, utilize and commercialize
       iv. responsibilities on natural resources;
        v. Lobbying and negotiation skills.
       vi. Training of natural resources cadres and conservation committees on their roles and responsibilities; on business management and
              on advertising skills.
      vii. Research on how to utilize and commercialize natural resources through liaising with Environmental Management Agency (EMA),
              Bulilima Rural District Council (BRDC), Forestry Commission, Parks and Wild Life Management Authority;



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         b) Commercialization of river sand as a raw material

                 The community leadership will liaise with BRDC on their position;
                      i. Marketing the resource as a raw material
                     ii.   Establishing an office in Plumtree and at site and equipping it for receiving payments from purchasers of river sand;
                    iii. Employing a cashier;
                Identifying and clearing extraction points at Thekwane and Gwamemba rivers;
                Training of natural resource cadres in monitoring the extraction points.
                Training of all village and ward treasurers in financial management to manage finances from selling of river sand.
                Train knowledge workers in developing a community news letter and ability to advertise through the national papers.
                Marketing of river sand.
                Sharing of proceeds from the sales to the villages to assist in implementation of plans.

         b) River sand with value added;

       Realizing that river sand with value addition has a wide range of products such as bricks, tiles for paving, sills and more.

                         i.   Establish markets with contractors, Min of Construction, residents of Plumtree and surrounding areas;
                        ii.   Mobilize youth to form moulding associations;
                      iii.    Training of moulding associations in proper brick moulding and project management.
                       iv.    Identification of moulding site;
                        v.    Look and learn tours to cement siding (Bulawayo) and other companies for more knowledge.
                       vi.    Mobilize funds to purchase equipment and cement;
                      vii.    Rehabilitate a borehole at Ndiweni Business Centre to be used in the project;
                     viii.    Marketing of products.


       c) Stock birds;
Ndiweni ward is loved by these birds which visit during summer. They are well known as omalanda/izikhethamkhaza in the community.
Therefore the community will commercialize through the following activities;


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                          i.   Research and document on the behaviours, life style from researchers, organizations, and documented information;
                         ii.   Photograph and film the birds;
                        iii.   Document indigenous knowledge from community members;
                        iv.    Liaise with tourism sector (i.e. Min of Tourism) for advice on how to commercialize the birds through viewing and
                               marketing indigenous information.


      d) Dams for fisheries
The ward has four dams (Malapala, Kariba, Ndiweni and Matindindi) which have potential for fishing activities;

                          i.   Mobilizing community to form fishing groups;
                         ii.   Setting up fishing regulations;
                        iii.   Fishing activities by registered members;
                        iv.    Marketing of fish;
                         v.    Mobilization of resources and funds to set up recreational facilities in these dams which will have the following;
                                                 Braai stands;
                                                 Angling site;
                                                 Kiosk;
                                                 Eating facilities;
                                                 Security services.
      e) Grazing land

Thekwane village has vast grazing lands that can be utilized for livestock production for income generation.

Activities;

      1. Reviving and establishing paddocks through;
            i. Dividing the grazing lands into paddocks
           ii. Mobilization of resources to purchase paddock equipment, i.e. fencing, cement,
          iii. Drilling of five boreholes in the paddock area.
          iv. Acquiring dipping chemicals to restock the Thekwane dip tank.

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           v.Construction of cattle handling facilities; feeding points, drinking troughs;
          vi.Construction of a dam along Thekwane River.
         vii.Revival of water pipe systems to bring water to Thekwane and Ndiweni villages.
        viii.Liaising with CSC and other organizations to engage on sustainable projects in cattle production;
          ix.Eradication of lantana camara and Bidens pisola (ugagu/ibhangale) in paddocks
              Organization of community into breeding groups:
                     a) Identification of breeds to be kept.
                     b) Formation of breeding clusters.
                     c) Training in group formation.
                     d) Identification of two paravets per group to be trained in animal husbandry skills.
                     e) Equipping paravets with vet kits
                     f) Training breeding groups in business management so as to manage their breeds as a business.
                     g) Training of business cadres in mentoring skills to mentor the breeding groups.
                     h) Look and learn tours of groups to other successful ventures.
                     i) Introduction of study circles to the groups to instil the reading culture.
         Herd improvement through;
             a) Acquisition of bulls for each farmer.
             b) Introduction of artificial insemination.
             c) Restocking through acquisition of heifers as per farmer demand.
             d) Intensive training of producer groups on mortality improvement.
         Marketing of heifers;
             a) Train cluster leaders in marketing skills.
             b) Develop calendars for marketing purposes
             c) Training of knowledge workers in website development to market heifers.
             d) Create linkages with the newly resettled farmers to establish markets for heifers.
             e) Hold livestock field days once a year.


f).Soils good for small grain production.

Soils at Tjinjika and Sibomvu are very good for small grain production and can lead to food security and income generation.

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      Activities

               i.   Mobilize community members into small grain producer groups.
              ii.   Training of 4farmers per village in master farming.
            iii.    Liaising with SDMP on materials for training of farmers.
             iv.    Organization of farmers into study circles and internalization of reading culture.
              v.    Identification of community groups to be trained in small grain seed multiplication.
             vi.    Training of agriculture cadres to encourage and monitor the growing of small grain.
            vii.    Identification of lead farmers who will be used as examples.
           viii.    Mobilize resources to purchase inputs;
             ix.    Look and learn tours to countries like Botswana.
              x.    Lobbying for the establishment of a mabele milling plant.
             xi.    Signing contracts with Ingwebu, health institutions and nutrition promoters to promote the use of amabele mealie meal.

NYELE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1 To promote           income generation through irrigation agriculture.

Activities.

         Formation of commodity groups: vegetable growers, sweet potatoes and fruits growers.
         Train group members in production skills
         Train them and expose them to those with higher knowledge and successful ventures.
         Capitalize them so that they can:
          Drill boreholes.

              Fence the gardens

              Buy pesticides

              Buy other inputs like seeds and fertilizers.


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         Train business cadres in business management
         Train producer groups to grow income generating vegetables like potatoes.
         Train in management of drip irrigation technologies.
         Train two members from each group to produce seeds and seedlings.
         Establish two big nurseries close to water sources.
         Educational tours on successful market gardening...
         Train in processing and packaging produce.
         Establish a small factory at the ward centre for processing of tomato puree, producing potatoes chips and packaging of frits.
         Train producer groups in business management.
         Train business development cadres to mentor the producer group members.
         Construction of market stalls in each village and one at the ward centre for produce sales.




      Strategy 2: To promote income generation through ART and CRAFT
      Activities
     Establish sisal factories to support the development of an art and craft industry.
     Organise communities into producer groups.
     Look and learn visits to Lupane, and Mzilikazi art and craft centre.
     Training producer groups to produce for high value markets.
     Acquire potters wheels for pottery.
Strategy 3: Strengthen the marketing strategy.
Activities


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         Establish and equip information centers’ at each village and one at the ward centre.
         Training of 14 knowledge workers in computer literacy and development of a website to market produce worldwide.
         Erect telephone lines to every village and ward information centre.
         Repair all damaged telephone landlines.
         Invite cellular network companies to erect a booster in the ward to increase network coverage.
         Development of a community news letter to market the products.
         Liaise and assist Plumtree Town Council to establish a big market square in Plumtree where produce can be sold.
         Sign contracts with Botswana companies especially for vegetable sales.
         Organize one agricultural show annual and book stands at Plumtree mini show, Gwanda agricultural show and Trade Fair Show.
HUWANA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1: Income in generation through market gardening and cropping

ACTIVITIES

MARKET GARDENNING

         Organise communities into producer groups.
         Train producers in:
            Garden management

            Production skills

            Continuous production

            Preservation skills


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           Producing high value crops like potatoes.

           Variety cropping

           Exposure visits to other advanced producers
           Linking with technology partners to assist with water source improvement.
           Training producer groups in processing and preservation skills.
           Capitalizing producers to acquire equipment seedlings and pesticides.
           Linking with buyers
           Training business development cadres and at least one person from the producer groups in marketing skills.
           Establish market stall centres in each village and one at the ward centre.
           Lobby Plumtree Town Council to establish a big market square for producer to send their produce.

       CROPPING

       Organise communities into small crop growers groups
       Training of agric culture cadres into sensitising the community on importance of growing drought tolerant crops
       Training farming skills at least all members of the growers group to be master farmers
       Training farmers in the management of their fields
       Training on water harvesting techniques (digging trenches)
       Organize groups into seed multiplication groups
       Establish seed banks in each village.
       Train producer groups to lobby for input suppliers to establish themselves in the ward.
       Engage some farmers and capitalize them with ploughs to provide draught power to other farmers.
    Exposure to various experts and other places of small crop growers like Botswana.
    Linking producers with buyers
    Establish market skills centre at the ward centre.
    Establish young farmers clubs for youths to be able to take advantage of a skills centre.
    Train farmers in value addition like milling, beer brewing and stock feed production
STRATEGY 2: Promoting income generating through natural resources


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Activities

      RIVER SAND:

        Training village heads to enforce by-laws to preserve sand
        Sensitizing communities to understand that they have to charge builders for use of river sand.
        Organising youths into brick moulding brigades.
        Training on how to mould good strong bricks.
        Look and learn tours to areas where the skill has been perfected.
WILD LIFE:

    Training of traditional leaders in formulation of by laws and understanding the campfire concept.
    Mobilize the community about the importance of wild life
    Turn campfire committees into legal entities.
    Train the board members of these legal entities on quota systems, on contracting hunters, on managing the hunters.
    Train treasurers in management of accounts.
    Link campfire dividends with the ward plan.
    Invite EMA to train communities in developing fire guards and managing wild veld fires.
STRATEGY 3: To create a conducive environment to boost business development.

Activities:

         Training of traditional leaders on formulation of by laws.
         Train business development cadres in business skills and management to mentor producer groups.
         Establish village banks to boost rural financing.
         Exposure visits to areas with strong village banks.
         Train infrastructure cadres to lobby for rural electrification.
         Promote the establishment and electrification of all business centres.
         Lobby traditional leaders for the tarring of main road from Plumtree to Huwana.



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VULINDLELA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
      STRATEGY 1- To promote income generation from gardening and cropping.

      Activities
                      Organize communities into horticulture and other agricultural producer groups
                      Training workshops on vegetable gardening, master farming.
                      Fencing and protection of gardens.
                      Look and learn tours to successful ventures in gardening and other agricultural ventures.
                      Training in growing of variety of vegetables with emphasis on cash crops.
                      Training of farmers in multiplication of seedlings.
                      Sourcing seeds for village gardens.
                      Strengthening of irrigation systems for villages 1 2 3 and 5
                      Training workshops on marketing for small scale irrigation at villages 1and 2, 3and5.
                      Establishing the information management systems to disseminate marketing information in all villages.
                      Training in processing and value addition.
                      Lobby Plumtree Town Council to establish a market place for sale of vegetables.
                      Organize entrepreneurs into peanut butter making groups
                      Capitalize peanut butter making groups with money and machinery.
                      Train business cadres and peanut butter making groups in business management and entrepreneurial skills.
                      Capitalize some farmers to establish a milling company at Vulindlela
                      Training of farmers in milling, packaging and marketing of mealie meal.
                      Building a warehouse and silos at ward for storage of agricultural products.
                      Signing of contracts with buyers so as to have market for the agricultural products.

STRATEGY –2To promote income generation through commercialization of livestock.

Activities; Small stock
     Survey on livestock present in the ward to see which type is suitable for the ward in villages 9, 12, 3
     Support the development of small livestock production e.g. goats and sheep


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         Organize communities into producer groups
          Train in group formation.
          Train producer groups in animal husbandry.
         Identify 3 paravets per group and train for trainers.
         Equip paravets with vet kits.
         Establish 6 vet stores in the villages for paravets to restock.
         Train business development band agric cadres in mentoring programmes to mentor the businesses.
         Train infrastructure cadres in the construction of livestock handling facilities.
         Liaise with Matopo Research Station for procurement of he goats for better breeds.
         Capitalize producer groups to increase herd.
         Sign contracts with restaurants and CSC for marketing purposes.
         Establish a small abattoir in Plumtree Town

  STRATEGY 4-To improve communication, transport system and road network.

 Activities
    Training of infrastructure cadres in road maintenance
    Identification of access roads that need to be maintained.
    Engage clan infrastructure cadres to clear bushes and filling of potholes in all access roads.
    Train traditional leaders in lobbying skills to lobby for tarring of main road.
    Liaise with transporters in the ward to work out times for movement and affordable fares.
    Construct and equip an information centre at the ward centre.
    Train knowledge workers to develop website, community news letter and also to man the information centre.
    Train community leadership in advocacy skills and advocate for the electrification of the ward.
    Expose communities to other communities that have successfully electrified their areas.

STRATEGY 5- To promote access to rural finance.
        Activities
      organize communities into groups of savings clubs
      train clubs in credit savings

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            Develop savings clubs into village banks.
            Train and expose communities in village banking.
            Train village bank committees in membership mobilization, investment, constitution development.
            Legalize and register village banks.
            Link village banks to commercial finance institutions for further capitalization
            Link village banks with business groups in the community for loans and credits.


NDOLWANE WARD ACTIVITIES AMD STRATEGIES
: To promote income generation through agriculture products

Activities
             A.    Livestock

                    1. Increasing the grazing land by
                            Inviting area personnel to teach agriculture cadres paddock demarcation
                            Making paddocks
                            Fencing paddocks
                            Encouraging fence making
                            Making fire guards
                    2. Procuring water for the cattle by
                        Training agriculture and infrastructure cadres to use sand abstraction technology
                        Making drinking troughs
                        Drilling boreholes
                    3. Constructing cattle handling facilities
                         Constructing dip tanks
                         Constructing sale pens.
                    4. Organise Vet personnel to train agric cadres on livestock disease and management
                         Introduce paravets about two per producer group.

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                      Equip them with Vet kits
                      Establish Vet stores
                      Train Agric cadres on animal husbandry skills
                      Train business development cadres business sills


           5. Herd improvement by
                  Procumbent of healthy bulls
                  Procuring heifers
                  Applying artificial insemination
           6. Marketing improvement

                         Develop a cattle sale calendar
                         Linking with buyers
                         Creating a website
                         Organise cattle shows
                         Draw and sign contracts with some buyers e.g. Cold storage commission

      B   Crop farming

          Activities

          Improve ploughing land by:

                         Equipping agriculture cadres with crop farming skills.
                         Improve security of crops by fencing the land.
                         Promote youth businesses by capitalizing some youths to start fence making businesses.
                         Train in soil conservation and fertility.
                         Capitalize some entrepreneurs to go into organic farming.
                         Manuring the fields

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                     Capitalize some farmers to go into seed multiplication techniques.
                     Establish seed banks in all villages.
                     Procure seeds.
                     Capitalize farmers to rear mules for draught power purposes.
                     Mobilizes resources for extra ploughs.
                     Ploughing the fields


      Improving yield

                   Train farmers in master farming
                   Encourage farmers in use of fertilizers
                   Traditional leaders to develop bylaws that would force all farmers to cultivate and weed.


      Harvesting and storage

                      Training business development cadres on marketing skills
                      Identifying markets for maize e.g. having contracts with companies
                      Packaging the maize.
                      Capitalize entrepreneurs to establish a mealing company.
                      Establishing a mealing company in the ward.
                      Selling to boarding schools
                      Selling stalks to cattle farmers
                      Identifying markets for small grains

       Sorghum

                        Signing contracts and selling to breweries
                        Train communities in brewing home brew under hygienic conditions.

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                               Sign contracts with poultry producers to sell sorghum to them as chicken feed.
                              Establish market stalls at ward centre for the sale of agricultural produce especially groundnuts.
                              Organise community groups into peanut butter processors.
                              Procumbent of peanut butter making machines
                              Processing peanut butter and sell it
                              Signing peanut butter contracts with small business people
                              Processing cooking oil.
                Horticulture

                    Improving horticulture

                                    Increasing the size of gardens.
                                   Fencing the gardens by agriculture cadres
                                   Engage technology partners to assist with abstracting water from the sandy rivers.
                                   Enlisting the help of Agritex officers on bed preparation and vegetable maintenance
                                   Train vegetable growers on how to grow high value vegetables.
                                   Business development cadres to identify markets
                                   Selling of fresh vegetables to the community
                                   Selling to the market
                                   Preserving vegetables (drying)
                                   Packaging
                                   Signing buying and selling contracts with small businesses
                                   Taking some products to agriculture shows




Strategy 2: To promote income generation through natural resources

Activities

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      A        Mopane trees for construction pole

                                  Training natural resource cadres on tree conservation
                                  Conscientising community leaders about tree value
                                  Creating woodlots
                                  Stopping deforestation
                                  Identifying markets Naturing small trees
                                  Selling wood for fuel
                                  Selling poles for construction
                                  Making fire guards

          B. Thatching grass

                                   Conscietising the community about grass management and importance
                                    Fencing the area
                                   Control animal movement
                                   Preventing random grass cutting
                                   Cutting grass as per laid down tones
                                   Selling grass to the community

          C.     Wildlife

                                    Training natural resource cadres on campfire management
                                    Forming of campfire groups
                                    Campaigning against poaching
                                    Advertising wildlife ready for shooting
                                    Making a quarter calendar for hunting
                                    Setting charges for hunters
                                    Training traditional leaders to form campfire committees into legal entities.


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          D.   Macimbi
                        Conscientise the community on the importance of amacimbi
                        Preserving mopane trees
                        Avoiding random cutting down of trees and tress branches
                        Setting the calendar for harvesting amacimbi
                        Harvesting amacimbi
                        Procuring a drying machine for amacimbi
                        Business development cadres to identify market and draw contracts with business people in term of selling
                        Packaging of amacimbi
                        Selling of amacimbi to business people

MATJINGEWARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

To promote income generation trough crop production

Activities

         Training on crop production
         Extension and fencing the fields
         Identifying and training of farmers within the community
         Conducting field shows
         Introducing markets
         Signing of contracts with various business people

Strategy II: Livestock production i.e. Cattle

Activities

         Engage experts to train agriculture cadres on animal husbandry
         To increase the herd of cattle through artificial insemination

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         Rehabilitation of livestock handling facilities
         Create partnership with buyers
         Acquire veterinary kits
         Identifying (5) village Para-vets

Strategy III: Craft production i.e. Pottery and Basket making

Activities

         Preserve sources of raw materials
         Establishment of a craft centre
         To create data base of crafts man within the community
         Establishing a market within the ward.
         Engage experts on craft to design and plan
         Acquire material for the craft centre.

MALANSWAZI WRD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

STRATEGY1: TO INCREASE INCOME GENERATING THROUGH (SMEs) IN

          Dressmaking

          Horticulture

          Poultry

ACTIVITES: DRESSMAKING.

1. Revive the existing group under dressmaking

          Training in group formation (year 1)

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          Training in dressmaking skills (year 2)

          Capitalization of the group through cash and machinery

          Linking group with surrounding schools for uniform production contracts (year 2)

          Training business management and marketing

          Introduce satellite projects in each of the other five villages on same format of activities (year 2)

          Extend linking for production contracts outside the ward (year 2)

ACTIVITIES: HORTICULTURE

2. Strengthening of horticultural groups

      Training in horticultural skills (year 1)

      Partner with a service provider who can assist in sand abstraction techniques to provide water to the gardens (year 1)

      Train groups in marketing skills (year 1)

      Construction of market stalls at each village and ward centre for selling of vegetables (year 3)

      Train all groups in environment management (year 2)

ACTIVITIES: POULTRY

3. Organize farmers into poultry producers groups

      Contract farmers into ploughing sorghum, sunflower and beans for stock feed

      Train 1 group of 5 in chick production

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      Support about 1 grinding mill per village for production of stock feed.

      Organize contracts with restaurants and buyers

      Training farmers in poultry production (year 1)

      Training farmers in marketing skills (year 1)

      Train business cadres for advisory process




      FIGTREE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
         To promote income generation through natural resources

A) Timber

Organize communities into producer groups to exploit the resource

Look and learn tours to Plate Glass timbers, Hunyani timbers to see the kind of timber that is wanted as a raw material.

Train producer groups that want to sell timber as a raw material.

Liaise with RDC for permits

Establish timber selling points at each circuit centre and one big one at Figtree centre.

Organize producer groups that would want to add value to timber.

Liaise with Hlekwini and Polytechnic for training of carpenters.

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Send batches of ten a year for training in carpentry

Capitalise carpenters to establish a workshop at Figtree centre.

Equip and furnish the workshops.

Lobby with schools and other farmers to sign contracts with carpenters.

Train natural resources cadres in forest management.

Hold tree planting days annually.

Train business development cadres to mentor timber businesses.



b) Fisheries

Organize and train fishers

Apply for fishing permits- fishing using a net

Capitalize individual businesses to breed fishing worms.

Train producer groups in processing especially drying of fish

Liaise with restaurants in Plumtree and Bulawayo to sign contracts with fishers.

Establish a small fishery plan at Figtree centre with full refrigeration.

Selling fresh and dried fish

Train producer groups in business management, marketing and advertising of products.

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Train natural resources cadres in fishery management and management of dams.

Train business development cadres to mentor fishery businesses.



      c) Wildlife

Organize communities into producer groups.

Train producer groups in wildlife management.

Train producer groups in wildlife business.

Liaise with BRDC for training in quota system.

Go into joint ventures with established wild life safari operators.

Train natural resources cadres in the management of wild life.

Train traditional leaders in developing bylaws to protect wild life.

Fencing and protecting wildlife

Feeding animals with blocks

Seasoning wild animals

Hunting wild animals

Selling wild animals e.g. leopards

d) Thatching grass

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Organize and train grass cutters

Build and roof grass storage

Cut and store thatch grass

Cut and bail grass

Organize and sell grass




e) River sand and pit sand

Organize and train soil management unit

Managing and selling river and pit sand

Mouldings and selling bricks

Making selling compost manure

F) Bee keeping

Organize and train bee keepers

Constructing bee hives

Fencing and protecting bee hives

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Harvesting, bottling and selling honey

Exporting bottled and tinned honey

Making and selling by products of honey

Strategy 2: Promoting income generation through agriculture.

Livestock

Organize and train producer groups

Pen fattening

Construction of feeding pens

Sourcing feeding material, breeding different types of cattle.

Injecting and dipping cattle

Selling ready cattle to CSC

Dairy farming

Constructing a dairy pallor

Equipping the dairy pallor

Buying dairy cows

Group members to visits near by dairy farms to look and learn

Milking and selling

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Making dairy products and sell

Poultry producers

Organize and train poultry producers

Construct poultry shelters

Breeding of indigenous poultry

Visit Hlekwini to look and learn to acquire skills

Grading, breeding layers and fattening fouls

Hatching and selling chicks, chicken and eggs

Piggery

Organize and educate pig producing group

Construct shelters - sourcing farming products to feed pigs

Breeding and selling piglets and mature pigs

Goats and sheep

Organize and train producer groups

Breeding goats for commercial purposes

Visit Matopo research station to look and learn

Acquire high quality bulls to improve our heads

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Establish agricultural biased vocational schools

Cropping

Train group formation and dynamics

Organize and train farmers

Capitalize farmers to establish markets, grinding mills and packaging




Market gardening

Fencing the garden

Preparing beds

Growing a variety of seedlings

Growing and watering vegetables

Weeding and spraying plants

Marketing and selling

Maize production

Organize and train producer groups

Selecting seeds suitable for our soils

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Cultivate, manure and fence the fields

Sowing and harvesting maize in time

Constructing silos and storing maize

Selling to G M B

Grinding and packaging mealie –meal

Visiting milling companies to look and learn

Selling the products of maize.

Groundnuts

Cultivate, manure and fence the fields

Plant seeds in time

Harvesting and selling to G .M .B

Producing by products of ground nuts and sell

Cotton

Cultivate and fence fields

Visiting Gokwe area to look and learn

Growing cotton seeds in time

Cultivating and spraying cotton in time

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Harvesting and bailing

Marketing and selling to COTTCO

Make cattle feed from cotton seed



DOMBODEMA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
To promote income generation through drought resistant cropping.

Activities

Mobilization and holding of awareness meetings with the community on growing of drought resistant crops.

Formation of farmers’ producer groups of ten members in all villages per different grains

Identify contact farmers to lead the groups.

Train agriculture cadres to mentor the groups.

Training of farmers, theoretical and practical lesson:

      Soil conservation

       Use of fertilizers

       Master farming

       Contract farming

Signing contracts with Ingwebu breweries and food outlets

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Buying appropriate seeds and fertilizers:

      Millet

      Sorghum

      Groundnuts

Demonstrations in each village

Preparation of land by individual farmers

Planting of fields using learnt techniques

Application of fertilizers

Harvesting, shelling and storage

Organizing field days and agricultural shows

Promotion of milling companies for Mabele mealie meal.

Selling products to Breweries, Restaurant and other interested buyers

Strategy: 2 Promote income generations through irrigation crops

Activities

To establish irrigation schemes on each of the village dams

Rehabilitation of the three dams to accommodate irrigation schemes.

WADCO invites surveyors for feasibility advice on irrigation centres

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Sourcing of partners to assist in irrigation equipment.

Mobilization of farmers who will venture into irrigation farming.

Training of producer groups on cash crop production.

Training farmers on varieties.

Clearing of fields

Digging and construction of cannels

Fencing and allocation of beds under Arex guidance

Buying seeds, ploughing and planting;

       Establishment of nutritional gardens

          Organizing of field days

          Sign contracts with food outlet

          Sell to vendors and individual buyers

Establishment of a market centre at Dombodema ward centre.

Establishment of market stalls in various villages.

Train traditional leaders to lobby for the tarring of main road from Plumtree.

Lobby Plumtree Town council leaders to establish a big market centre that could link with Botswana.

Establish drying and processing companies for preservation of the vegetables.

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Strategy 3 To promote increase in income generation through livestock production.

Activities:

Organise communities into producer groups.

Train producer groups in group formation.

Carry out a survey of livestock in the ward.

Mobilise resources for herd improvement.

Construct livestock handling facilities.

Rehabilitate paddocks and grazing land.

Identify two paravets per producer group.

Train paravets and members of the producer groups in animal husbandry emphasizing on latest technology, feed management, supplementary
feeding, disease management, business management and contract production.

Organise and sign contracts with buyers, CSC, and butcheries.

Organise annual livestock shows.

Strategy 3: To enhance economic development through infrastructure improvement.

Activities (road network)

Identification of access roads to be maintained.

Training of infrastructure cadres in road maintenance.


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Mobilization sensitization and collection of funds by community

Consultation of surveyors

Sitting, pegging of peripheral roads

Clearing of trees by the community

Collection of required surfacing material e.g. soil and gravel.

Planting of aloes in water ways to prevent wash-away galleys on and sides of rocks with rock gravel and aloes

Building of footbridges across rivers within the ward.

Activities (communication network)

Lobby cell phone operators to install boosters for easy access.

Concietise communities on buying of lines.

BAMBADZI WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Promoting income generation through agricultural activities.

A) Cropping

Activities

Organising communities into producer groups for small grain, round and ground nuts.

Identifying leaders of the groups who should be lead farmers.

Training of Agriculture Cadres in group management, mentoring and leadership skills.

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Training of producer groups in crop husbandry.

Identification of some lead farmers who will venture in seed multiplication activities.

Exposure visits for farmers to established places of crop growing.

Growing of identified crops for domestic purposes.

Training of business develop cadres to advice on value addition

Organization of individuals who will be interested in peanut butter production, beer brewing, and milling.

Training of producers in marketing skills.

Linking up producers with markets.

Establishing an information centre that will be fully equipped for external marketing.

Establishing local commercial granaries.

B) Livestock production

Activities



Profiling of livestock in the ward

Organize communities into livestock producing groups

Pad docking of grazing land.

Invite water harvesting partners to assist in sand abstraction technologies

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Construction of dams and.

Identify interested individuals who will be trained in producing stock feed.

Liaise with CSC and Agri foods and training of local people on producing quality stock feed.

Identify breeds that are suitable for the place and acquire bulls and artificial insemination technologies for herd improvement.

Train about 5 paravets per producer group to in turn train producers in animal husbandry and mentor producers.

Acquire para vet kits to initially capitalize the paravets.

Construction of dip tanks and acquiring chemicals.

Train producers in livestock business.

Expose producers to other upmarket producers.

Link producers with markets and organize sales.

Train traditional leaders in development of by laws that would curb livestock theft.

Strategy 2: Promoting income generation through SMEs

Activities

Researching on the smes that can be promoted in the ward

Training of leadership on development of by laws to enhance businesses

Liaise with the ministry of smmes on cross border trading and facilitation on travelling documents and licensing. Training of business cadres to
be able to drive and mentor the businesses


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Training of business cadres on business management skills

Training of owners of businesses on how to grow their businesses.

Capitalization of the businesses especially general dealers for viability of businesses.

Exposure visits to other smmes that are viable in the district.

Promotion of use of market stalls at border post.



Strategy 3: Promoting income generation through commercialization of natural resources

Activities

Training of management committees.

Streamlining and training of natural resources cadres.

Organization of communities into natural resources producer and user groups.

Lobby for the organization of interward committee into a registered trust.

Training of natural resources cadre and producer groups in business skills.

Training of board members in management skills, leadership skills, policy formulation, quota system and lobbying skills, and negotiation skills
especially with the hunters.

Training of game rangers or scouts to prevent poaching.

Linking the board with hunters and other consumers of the natural resources for market


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Exposure visits for board members and other producers to areas with similar projects

Profiling of all project assets

Training of traditional leaders on how to formulate by- laws on cutting of poles and thatching grass

Formation of bye laws on cutting poles and thatching grass.

Awareness campaigns on prevention of veldt fires.



Strategy 4 Promoting Access to Rural Finance.

Activities.

Organize and formulate village banks.

Train the finance cadres on how to link with micro finance institutions for assistance.

Train all village bank leaders on constitution formulation, banking procedures.

Exposure visits to successful places like Zezani , Uganda and India.

Capitalize village banks from campfire proceeds for on lending to business projects.

Construction of village banks premises.

NORWOOD WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
To increase income generating through livestock production.

ACTIVITIES.

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A) Pen fattening

Organise communities into penfattenning groups.

Train group members on pen fattening skills.

Organise look and learn tours for group members.

Identify 2 members from each group to be trained as paravets.

Equip paravets with vet kits to be replenished from the sales they make to group members.

Construct and equip feeding pens.

Capitalize group members to buy feeding cattle.

Link up with show grounds for sales.

Organise shows that will attract buyers.

b) Cattle breeding

Organise communities into breeding clusters.

Carry out research on the type of cattle the breeding clusters.

Carry out a research on the type of breed suitable for each breed.

Rehabilitate three paddocks.

Train group members on how to breed cattle.

Identify 2 members from each group to be trained as paravets.

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Equip paravets with vet kits.

Train members in animal husbandry skills.

Organise look and learn tours to other successful ventures.

Capitalize farmers to buy breeding bulls.

Carry out artificial insemination.

Link with the newly resettled farmers to sell the heifers to.

Hold shows after every year to attract buyers.

STRATEGY 2: Commercialisation of natural resource especially river sand

ACTIVITIES

Train 6 natural resource committee members on how to utilize and commercialise the resource.

Train all traditional leaders on formulating bylaws that would assist in the commercialization of the resource.

Liaise with EMA, for the demarcation of the river.

Liaise with BRDC for the permit to commercialise the resource as raw material.

Establish a small office in Bulawayo or at Somnene centre for buyers‘s access.

Seek loans to acquire two Lorries that can be used for supplies.

Identify about four youths that can sponsored to acquire class one driver’s licences.

Train business development cadres in business management so as to mentor the business.

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Advertise to buyers through website and community news paper.

Organise youths into brick moulding groups.

Train youths in brick moulding.

Look and learn tours to MCDONALD bricks.

Capitalize brick moulders to establish brick moulding areas and mould bricks for commercial purposes.

TSHANKWA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
      STRATEGY 1: To promote income generation through agriculture.
      a) Maize production activities.
         Organize communities at the irrigation scheme into producer groups for maize production.
         Train agriculture cadres in irrigation farming especially cash crop production.
         Agriculture cadre to liaise with AREX to train commodity groups in productive farming.
         Train commodity groups in master farming.
         Identify 5 farmers per village even if they are not farming at irrigation scheme to be trained in master farming.
         Form young farmers clubs per village to be assisted with plots at the irrigation scheme to be trained in master farming
         Train infrastructure cadres to maintain the technology at the irrigation scheme.
         Train natural resources cadres in maintenance of the water source, the dam.
         Train traditional leaders to formulate bylaws that would see to the increased production of maize.
         Train 4members from each producer group in seed multiplication.
         Establish seed banks at the irrigation scheme.

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         Look and learn tours to other successful irrigation farmers.
         Capitalize commodity associations so that members can be able to source inputs
         Construction of silos and granaries at ward centre for storage of produced maize.
         Support individual entrepreneurs to establish milling companies for the production of maize meal.
         b) Market gardening.
         Organize communities into vegetable growers groups
         Train producer groups to grow income generating vegetables.
         Train in management of irrigation technologies.
         Train two members from each group to produce seeds and seedlings.
         Establish two big nurseries at the irrigation scheme
         Educational tours on market gardening tours.
         Capitalize producer groups to be able to buy inputs.
         Train in processing and packaging produce.
         Establish a small factory at the ward centre for processing of tomato puree and packaging of sugar beans.
         Train producer groups in business management.
          Train business development cadres to mentor the producer group members.
         Construction of market stalls in each village and one at the ward centre for produce sales.
      STRATEGY 2: To strengthen the marketing strategy.
      Activities
      Establish and equip information centers’ at each village and one at the ward centre.


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      Training of 7 knowledge workers in computer literacy and development of a website to market produce worldwide.
      Erect telephone lines to every village and ward information centre.
      Repair all damaged telephone landlines.
      Invite cellular network companies to erect a booster in the ward to increase network coverage.
      Development of a community news letter to market the products.
      Liaise and assist Plumtree Town Council to establish a big market square in Plumtree where produce can be sold.
      Sign contracts with Botswana companies especially for vegetable sales.
      Organize one agricultural show annual and book stands at Plumtree mini show, Gwanda agricultural show and
      Trade Fair Show.


STRATEGY 3: To improve infrastructure so as to enhance economic development.
Activities
Repairing the road from Matshudula Business Center to Austin Business Center.
 Repairing the road from Makhalima to Mabungwe by clearing the bush along the roads.
 Repairing the road from Diba to Plumtree town by filling potholes.
 Clearing bush and rocks in new roads connecting Tshankwa Primary and Secondary schools with Nyabane School             and Business center
 Constructing a bridge across Tshankwa river.
 Clearing trees along new road from West Field Farm to Figtree ward.
Train all infrastructure cadres to monitor road maintenance.
Train traditional leaders in advocacy skills to lobby for the tarring of main road from Plumtree to Somnene.


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SOMNENE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
      STRATEGY 1
                   To promote income generation through agriculture.
      b) Maize production activities.
         Organize communities at the irrigation scheme into producer groups for maize production.
         Train agriculture cadres in irrigation farming especially cash crop production.
         Agriculture cadre to liaise with AREX to train commodity groups in productive farming.
         Train commodity groups in master farming.
         Identify 5 farmers per village even if they are not farming at irrigation scheme to be trained in master farming.
         Form young farmers clubs per village to be assisted with plots at the irrigation scheme to be trained in master farming
         Train infrastructure cadres to maintain the technology at the irrigation scheme.
         Train natural resources cadres in maintenance of the water source, the dam.
         Train traditional leaders to formulate bylaws that would see to the increased production of maize.
         Train 4members from each producer group in seed multiplication.
         Establish seed banks at the irrigation scheme.
         Look and learn tours to other successful irrigation farmers.
         Capitalize commodity associations so that members can be able to source inputs
         Construction of silos and granaries at ward centre for storage of produced maize.
         Support individual entrepreneurs to establish milling companies for the production of maize meal.


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         b) Market gardening.
         Organize communities into vegetable growers groups
         Train producer groups to grow income generating vegetables.
         Train in management of irrigation technologies.
         Train two members from each group to produce seeds and seedlings.
         Establish two big nurseries at the irrigation scheme
         Educational tours on market gardening tours.
         Capitalize producer groups to be able to buy inputs.
         Train in processing and packaging produce.
         Establish a small factory at the ward centre for processing of tomato puree and packaging of sugar beans.
         Train producer groups in business management.
          Train business development cadres to mentor the producer group members.
         Construction of market stalls in each village and one at the ward centre for produce sales.
      STRATEGY 2: To strengthen the marketing strategy.
      Activities
      Establish and equip information centers’ at each village and one at the ward centre.
      Training of 7 knowledge workers in computer literacy and development of a website to market produce worldwide.
      Erect telephone lines to every village and ward information centre.
      Repair all damaged telephone landlines.
      Invite cellular network companies to erect a booster in the ward to increase network coverage.


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      Development of a community news letter to market the products.
      Liaise and assist Plumtree Town Council to establish a big market square in Plumtree where produce can be sold.
      Sign contracts with Botswana companies especially for vegetable sales.
      Organize one agricultural show annual and book stands at Plumtree mini show, Gwanda agricultural show and
      Trade Fair Show.


                                                 WARD(s)
         GOAL (2): To strengthen agricultural   ALL
          production


HINGWE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1. To develop agricultural skills amongst communities.

Activities
     Organizing communities into farmer groups of 10
     Training in group formation and creating an understanding of the strategy.
     Training farmer groups on production of short maturing crops
     Training farmers in practicing intercropping
     Train farmers in conservation
     Train farmers in creating seed banks for short maturing crops
     Training agriculture cadres in monitoring the operations of the groups.
     Training group leaders in accessing farming implements to be sold at the community hall.
Strategy 2: To increase water sources for irrigation purposes.



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Activities
         Training of farmers in water harvesting technologies
         Rehabilitation of irrigation schemes at Homola and Bhubhuru dam
         Construction of proposed irrigation schemes at Hingwe, Mathibe, Gotshombo and Mangubo namely Kange, Dlamakanga and
          Zampondo
         Engage technology partners to assist in water harvesting technologies.


      Strategy 3: Marketing of agricultural produce

          Activities

         See activities under goal 1 strategy 4

Strategy 4: Improve to small livestock breeds.

         See activities under goal 1 strategy 2



NATANE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

Strategy 1: Promoting agricultural skills.
Activities

         Training on best cropping practices in all master farmer groups.
         Training of agriculture cadres in all eight villages two per village.
         Training of 14 paravets two per village.
         Look and learn tours



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Strategy 2: Improving supply of inputs.

Activities

         Lobby for supply of inputs.
         Encourage farmers to join ZFU for accessing inputs.
         Identifying seeds varieties in the ward.
         Groups of ten to be trained for seed multiplication.
         Hold 2 field days a year and one seed fair show.
         Training village treasurers to be able to source farming implements to sell to other villagers.
         Contract a local hardware business person to supply treasurers with farming implements for sale.
         Promote youth groups with donkeys and ploughs to cultivate people s fields on business.

Strategy 4: Promoting water harvest technologies

Activities

         Train 8 agriculture cadres in contour ridges digging.
         Agriculture cadres to train 48 village and clan cadres in contour ridges digging.
         Digging of contour ridges.
         Training of 72 agriculture clan cadres in conservation farming.
         Train traditional leaders in formulating by laws to enhance winter ploughing
         Enhancing winter ploughing.
         Rehabilitate four dams per village.


VULINDLELA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY ONE-IMPROVING DRAUGHT POWER

Activities


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                 Training of agricultural cadres on draught power maintenance in all villages.

                  Forming committees from agricultural cadres to pilot draught power maintenance in all villages
                  Forming committees from agricultural cadres to pilot draught power maintenance in all villages Identify individuals who could
                   be assisted with ploughs and donkeys to form cultivators of villagers’ fields.
                  Look and learn tour to white commercial farms that rear horses to study the in breeding of mules for draught power.
                  Mobiles and concientise community members to contribute towards buying 6 tractors to boost draught power

STRATEGY 2 Extension of arable land

Activities
                Train all infrastructure cadres in pegging and digging of contour ridges.
                Form committees at village level led by the infrastructure cadres for pegging contours in all the fields.
                Support individuals especially youths at village level to engage in fencing making projects.
                Form clubs for bush clearing of the new fields.
                Bush clearing and erection of fences in the new fields in all villages

STRATEGY 3 Conservation farming training and seed multiplication

Activities

         Awareness of training workshops on water harvesting techniques to preserve water in fields and gardens in villages 9, 10, 11 and 12.
         Digging of water harvesting trenches in fields in all villages.
         Training of 10 people on seed multiplication per village.
         Forming of monitoring groups on seed multiplication in all villages.
         Establishing seed multiplication banks
         Liaise with Arex for initial training and initial seeds.


SOMNENE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES


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Strategy 1: Improve supply of agriculture inputs.

Activities

     Formation of commodity association
     Engage Arex officers to train farmers in seed multiplication.
     Establish seed banks in each village.
     Establish a warehouse for storing of seed and other agricultural inputs.
     Identification of a structure which will be used as ware house (isiphala senkosi)
     Supply farmers with necessary agriculture inputs from warehouse
     Train agriculture cadres to carry out an inventory of farming inputs needed before the beginning of each season.
Strategy 2 Improve and increase agricultural skills amongst the farmers.

     Organising master farmers training course
     Develop additional paravets to at least two per village (12per ward)
     Train farmers on conservation farming.
     Train in crop rotation farming.
Strategy 3 Improve infrastructure to enhance agricultural production.

         Profile the water situation
         Organise funds to improve water situation
         Establish water points to every plot through drilling bore holes
         Construction of a dam at strategic points (Zuzumba area,Manzamnyama, Delavula and farmers hall state land) Zana are
         Carry out needs assessment of the security of our fields
         Organise funds to buy fencing material
         Contract an organisation to fence the irrigation scheme (field)
         Train infrastructure cadres on security issues.


MATJINGE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

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Strategy 1: Provision of seeds

Activities
         Identify site for seed house
         Prepare and establish a seed house
         Construction of a seed bank
         Stock seed house/ bank with various seeds
         Train agriculture cadres to manage seed banks
         Organise group of farmers to run seed fields
         Establish storage facilities for seeds
         Package seeds for sale in other areas
         Provide preservative methods for seeds


Strategy 2: To increase drought power

Activities
         Consictice local leaders to support the process
         A provision of draft power loan scheme in the villages
         Mobilize towards the scheme
         Create data base for beneficiaries


Strategy 3: To improve storage provisions

Activities
         Organise village granaries
         Provide preservative (both indigenous and modern)
         Train agriculture cadres on various preservative methods / techniques

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          Acquire preservatives equipment and processing for sale


Strategy 4: Improving farming skills

Activities

          Conscientiae local leadership and entire community on productive cropping
          Protect fields with fencing
          Select five representatives for a master farmer training
          Set demonstration field in the seven villages
          Provide kits to Para extension workers
          Affiliate with farming institutions
          Organise field Days


MALANSWAZI WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
STRATEGY 1: TO DIVERSIFY WATER HARVESTING TECHNIQUES

ACTVITIES:

      1.   Training in water harvesting technologies for all village and ward agricultural cadres (year 1)
      2.   Develop working groups for digging contour ridges (10 youth per village) (year 1)
      3.   Digging of contour ridges (remuneratively) (year 2)
      4.   Rehabilitate 4 existing dams Gwembudzi,Matandila,Nswazwi and Mbanga
      5.   Train natural resources cadres in relevant Acts and Procedures for construction the Tshelakabili and Mbuyane dam
      6.   Training Youth Brigade 10 youths per village in contour digging
      7.   Construct proposed Tshelakabili and Mbuyane dams
      8.   Implement other Technologies learnt from activity 1



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STRATEGY 2: TO IMPROVE TIMELY INPUT SUPPLY

ACTIVITIES:

      1.   Identify seed varieties suiting the ward(Year 1)
      2.   Create seed multiplication sites ( year 1)
      3.   Organize ,train and contract farmers 10 per village
      4.   Organize farmers into groups of 5 / village to train and implement crop health
      5.   Identify endemic crop diseases acquire in bulk relevant agro chemicals (year 1)
      6.    Develop cooperatives for acquiring requisite implements (year 1)
      7.   Groups of 10 to 20 training for seed multiplication per village
      8.   Training of 7 agricultural cadres in bus management skills and spraying for agrochemicals


STRATEGY 3: TO ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL SKILLS

ACTIVITIES:

1. Master Farmer training 10 per village (year 2)

2. Training in conservation farming 10 per village (year 2)

3. Training of 7 agricultural cadres

4. Organise annual ward agricultural shows

5. Organise youth into agricultural clubs 1/ village

6. Create youth club fields 1/ village

7. Organise annual look learn tours and host such tours

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                                               WARD(s)
GOAL (3): To ENHANCE HEALTH AND                ALL
WELLBEING



DOMBOLEFU WARD: STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STATEGY 1: To improve sources of safe clean water

Activities

- Community contributions in form of cash towards training and rehabilitations,

- Training of 15 pump minders

- Rehabilitation of 12 boreholes

- Drilling of 2 boreholes

- Purchasing of water pipes

- Digging trenches

- Fitting of pipes to homesteads

STRATEGY 2: To promote health and hygiene

Activities

- Construction of 75 toilets

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- Construction of 20 traditional kitchens

- Training of 15 kitchen judges (Social Services Cadres)

- Digging of 2 rubbish pits per homestead

- Look and learn visits

- Holding house hold management competitions three times a year

- Collection of OVCs, people living with disabilities& Support Group Data

- Strengthening volunteer parent system

- Strengthening clan system

- Improve search your wardrobe &granary programmes

- Conduct mobile clinics

- Promote fund raising concepts

- Encourage VCT mobile visits

- Community sensitization on VCT



GALA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: HEALTH - Construction of clinic in Kungubo village

Activities


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     Surveying ground for the location of the clinic and water systems.
     Liaising with Bulilima RDC on location of clinic
     Mobilising the people for fund raising and asking donors for help.
     Buying building materials-
     Digging foundation trenches and building walls.
     Equipping clinic.
     Liaising with Ministry of health for nurses.
     Electrifying the clinic.

Strategy 2: SANITATION: To increase number of sanitary facilities in the ward.

Activities

         Carrying out a survey of the number of homesteads without toilets in the ward.
         Carrying out awareness campaigns and sensitization session s on the importance of toilets
         Training of social services cadres from clan level on how to educate communities on the importance of toilets.
         Organise communities into clubs of 5 to assist each other in constructing toilets in their homesteads.
         Organise youths into building brigades to be trained in latrine construction.
         Surveying the place for location the toilets in all homes digging toilets pits.
         Organise youths to form brick moulding groups to mould bricks for toilet construction.
         Infrastructure cadres to liaise with Portland cement for procurement of cement in bulk.
         Engage other partners that could assist in latrine construction.
         Piping toilets for water system.


Strategy 3: WATER – To promote access to plenty and clean water.

Activities.

     Surveying water points for drilling bore holes, engines and wind mills.

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     Organizing money from each village and asking donors for help.
     Hiring drilling company.
     Drilling the borehole and one windmill in Gala village.
     Drilling four boreholes and two windmills in P hakama.East village.
     Drilling four boreholes and one windmill in Bhembenene village.
     Drilling three boreholes and one wind mill in Kungubo village.
     Drilling two boreholes and repairing the installed windmill in Ntoli village.
     Drilling four boreholes and one windmill in Phakama. West village.
     Drilling four boreholes and one windmill in Garamtata village.
     Constructing Pitsini proposed dam in irrigation for the ward in Garamtata village.
     Rehabilitating all village water ponds for ward livestock.


GWAMBE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: To promote access to clean water.

Activities

     Check status of all existing boreholes
     Identify non –functional boreholes
     Identify trained borehole minders
     Levy all borehole users to develop a borehole fund.
     Acquisition of spares by infrastructure cadres.
     Engagement of minders to do repairs.
     Identify unprotected wells in the ward
     Conscientiae community on the need to protect wells


Strategy 2 To increase sanitary facilities in the ward


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Activities

      Make awareness campaigns on sanitation and its importance

              Identify existing sanitary facilities at the business centres.
             Identify non-functional facilities at business centres.
             Engage infrastructure cadres to repair facilities
             Training social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of sanitary facilities.
             Identify number of homestead without toilets
             Check status of existing toilets
             Rehabilitation of non functional toilets
              Mobilise community to mould bricks for the construction of toilets
             Form building brigades through the training of youths.
             Engage trained toilets constructors
             Train villagers through social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of toilets.


Strategy 3 To reduce the rate of communicable diseases

Activities

         Mobilise community through social services cadres, Home Based care givers ,VAAC and WAAC
         Hold workshops to sensitize community on communicable diseases
         Train social services cadres on communicable diseases
         Conduct cleaning campaigns at business centre
         Conduct to harmonize modern and traditional methods of preventing and curing communicable diseases
         Conduct campaigns on communicable disease in schools
         Legitimise Traditional healers
         Create data base for Traditional Healers
         Link them with ZINATHA

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         Facilitate training and registration
         Establish a Traditional Healers Centre at service centre

Strategy 4 To increase awareness and responsiveness to HIV/ AIDS

Activities

         Conduct Behaviour change campaigns at village level
         Lobby traditional leadership on HIV/AIDS
         Train traditional leaders to advocate on HIV/AIDS.
         Form HIV/AIDS Activities groups at village level to spearhead HIV/AIDS Activities
         Link with HIV/AIDS organizations to facilitate V.T.C at village level
         Provide post-test services through PLWAS
         Establish nutrition centres at each village.
         Establish a key nutritional centre at ward centre


Strategy 5 To strengthen social services cadres to drive the health programme

Activities.

         Developing a comprehensive training program for social service cadres.
         Acquisition of kits (health kits)
         Organise exposure visits for cadres
         Establish a network forum with Aids groups outside
         Acquire audio visual equipment for awareness campaigns
         Provide cadres with promotional materials
         Strengthen social services cadres to drive the construction of a clinic at ward centre


HINGWE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
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Strategy 1:        To improve sanitation facilities.

Activities

         Organize the community on awareness of importance of sanitation facilities.
         Constructing toilets in all homesteads that do not have toilets.
         Developing modules that would educate on importance of sanitation
         Distributing of sanitation pamphlets on sanitation education
         Education on disposal of household refuse
         Training on use of BIO-DIGGESTRY
         Training of social service cadre and 16 more health care givers.


Strategy 2: To promote access to clean water

      Activities

             Setting up and training of 7 water point committees
             Training of 7 pump minders and sourcing funds from the community for repairing kits
             Rehabilitation of 8 damaged boreholes
              Additional of sand abstraction points along Maitengwe, Chibabe and Homola rivers.
             Construction of water harvesting tanks in each homestead.

Strategy 3:        To improve access to health services

Activities

     Training of additional Home Based Care Givers and nurses on HIV/AIDS per village (7)
     Improving service delivery at the local clinic to include purchasing of an ambulance, bikes and more patients beds
     Construction of mothers shelter
     Construction of another clinic in the ward

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     Training of social service cadres in planning for health services so that communities can be part of planning for the clinic.

Strategy 4: To strengthen community social safety nets to care for the vulnerable and the OVCs

Activities
         Sensitize the community on social safety nets to care for the vulnerable and OVCs
         Establish vegetable7 gardens for the OVCs
         Establish seven orchards
         Forming of livestock production projects for OVCs
         Strengthen the existing gardens and small livestock projects for vulnerables and OVCs.


KHAME WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To promote access to clean water

Activities
           To mobilize people on how to protect water sources
          Train communities on how treat unclean water (pipe dot supply) eg dam, unprotected wells and rivers
          Increasing with ten boreholes in the ward.
          Engage technology partner to train communities in sand abstraction.
          Establish two sand abstractions points.


Strategy 2: To promote household hygiene

Activities
    Awareness campaign on scoffing and sweepings the homes
     Competition of clean homes three times a year
     Digging of rubbish pits


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          Building toilets per household
          Train traditional leaders to formulate bylaws that would enforce the availability of toilets per homestead.
          Train social services cadres in health education to in turn train communities.


Strategy3: To reduce the spread of diseases

Activities

          Training people on how important balanced diet is.
          Training of communities on use of traditional foods.
          Teaching people to know about common diseases.
          Training on disease prevention especially on early childhood.
          Training Village Community Workers, Village Health Workers, Home Based Care givers, and social services cadres.
          Sensitisation of people on early treatment of any diseases.


Strategy 4: To construct and operationalism a ward clinic

    Activities
    Mobilisation of communities for resource mobilization
     Liaising with RDC
     Pegging of new site
     Buying of building materials
Create rehabilitation facilities for disabled & H.I.V/AIDS


MADLAMBUDZI WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: To promote access to clean water.


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Activities

     Check status of all existing boreholes
     Identify non –functional boreholes
     Identify trained borehole minders
     Levy all borehole users to develop a borehole fund.
     Acquisition of spares by infrastructure cadres.
     Engagement of minders to do repairs.
     Identify unprotected wells in the ward
     Conscietise community on the need to protect wells


Strategy 2 To increase sanitary facilities in the ward

Activities

      Make awareness campaigns on sanitation and its importance

        Identify existing sanitary facilities at the ward centre and business centres.
        Identify non-functional facilities at ward centre and at business centres.
        Engage infrastructure cadres and Ministry personnel on the repair of facilities
        Training social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of sanitary facilities owned by general public.
        Identify number of homestead without toilets
        Check status of existing toilets
        Rehabilitation of non functional toilets
        Mobilise community to mould bricks for the construction of toilets
        Form building brigades through the training of youths.
        Engage trained toilets constructors
        Train villagers through social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of toilets.
Strategy 3 To reduce the rate of communicable diseases

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Activities

     Mobilise community through social services cadres, Home Based care givers ,VAAC and WAAC
     Hold workshops to sensitize community on communicable diseases
     Train social services cadres on communicable diseases
     Conduct cleaning campaigns at services centre
     Conduct to harmonies modern and traditional methods of preventing and curing communicable diseases
     Conduct campaigns on communicable disease in schools
     Legitimise Traditional healers
     Create data base for Traditional Healers
     Link them with ZINATHA
     Facilitate training and registration
     Establish a Traditional Healers Centre at service centre
Strategy 4 To increase awareness and responsiveness to HIV/ AIDS

Activities

    Conduct Behaviour change campaigns at village level
    Lobby traditional leadership on HIV/AIDS
    Train traditional leaders to advocate on HIV/AIDS.
    Form HIV/AIDS Activities groups at village level to spearhead HIV/AIDS Activities
    Link with HIV/AIDS organizations to facilitate V.T.C at village level
    Provide post-test services through PLWAS
    Establish nutrition centres at each village.
    Establish a key nutritional centre at ward centre
    Use Mpimpila nutritional garden as a zoom site
Strategy 5 To strengthen social services cadres to drive the health programme

Activities.


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         Developing a comprehensive training program for social service cadres.
         Acquisition of kits (health kits)
         Organise exposure visits for cadres
         Establish a network forum with Aids groups outside
         Acquire audio visual equipment for awareness campaigns
         Provide cadres with promotional materials


MAKHULELA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: To promote house hold hygiene

Activities

         To choose and train people in the community to educate the entire community on importance of hygiene.
         Educate communities on basic knowledge of constructing protected wells and boreholes to prevent diarrhoea
         Train communities on choosing a site on how to dig rubbish pits.
         Establishment of environmental hygiene that is cutting of grass around homes, burying empty containers, burning tyres as these are
          breeding areas of mosquitoes therefore eradicating malaria.
         Holding home smartness competitions twice a year and mobilize incentives for the winners hence encouraging hygiene.


      Strategy 2: To eradicate spread of HIV and AIDS.

  Activities

         To train adults and youth who will educate the community about HIV and AIDS.
          Train on mode of spread of HIV and AIDS.

         Recite poems and dramatise HIV and AIDS transmission and effects.
         Train traditional leaders to assume responsibility over HIV/AIDS.
         Promoting of good nutrition for the infected people

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         Establishment of herbal gardens.
         Formulation of bylaws that would enforce every community member to know her status.
          Strengthen Home Based Care Givers to take care and support the infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.
         Invite relevant and responsible organizations for reinforcement of strategies on prevention care and support.


Strategy 3: Enhance active youth involvement in the health issues

  Activities.

         Establishing youth programmes in the community such as games drama groups foot and net ball games
         Occupy youth there for diverting their mind from risky practice like promiscuity and early indulgence.
          Train active youth so they can educate other youth on major issues such as unwanted pregnancies , abortions, sexually transmitted
          diseases ,abstinence alcoholism , school drop –out and protected sex
         Establish youth programmes and youth friendly corners at health centres.
         Liaising with health centres and relevant organizations for resources such as knowledge, condoms especially female and other
          necessary resources.
         Mobilise funds as a community to fund youth’s games as to encourage their continuity.


MASENDU WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
      Strategy 1: Improve household health and hygiene

      Activities:

         Training of social services cadres in household health, hygiene and what a model household should look like.
         Awareness campaigns of the importance of toilets.
         Training builders to construct toilets.
         Hold kitchen management competitions two times a year.
         Mobilize funds for the construction of toilets


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         Construction of toilets per each homestead
         Develop health manuals for educational purposes.
         Train social services cadres on household education.
         Form groups of ten as study circles for those educational manuals.


      Strategy 2: Strengthen community based health and welfare systems.

      Activities:

         Provision of health kits to Home Based Care Givers (HBCG)
         Training of traditional leadership on social responsibility.
         Strengthening of Iziphala zenkosi in the villages
         Encourage, identify and train volunteers who shall provide care for the Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC) and vulnerable people.
         Training of six Village Health Workers.
         Refresher courses for Home Based Care Givers and Counsellors
         Training of 17 village workers, 30 Traditional Birth Agencies (TBAs) and six CBDs in the ward.


      Strategy 3: Completion of Masendu Clinic and to provide both modern and herbal (including traditional herbs) medicine at the clinic.

      Activities:

         Establish dialogue with the Ministry of Health and Bulilima Rural District Council (BRDC) about provision of support to Masendu Clinic.
         Work hand on hand with RDC and communities to complete clinic and cottages.
         Provision of equipment.
         Provision of staff.
         Complete construction of the clinic and cottage.
         Establish village herbal nurseries and clinic herbal nursery.
         Acquire knowledge of traditional herbal medicine.


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         Develop woodlots to grow trees plants and herbs for medicinal purposes in Mambo village
         Formulate rules and regulations that govern natural resources and management.




      Strategy 4: Development of youth recreational and educational facilities

      Activities:

         Creation of relationship with Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) on the training of referees and, coaches and captains.
         Increase number of Peer Educators to six per village.
         Completion of Mazwaligwe Primary School.
         Development of Pre-school centers and adult literacy schools.
         Training of Pre-school and Adult literacy teachers.
         Establishment of six well equipped youth friendly centres in the ward.
         Construction of a Secondary School at Masendu Central and a Vocational and Skills Training Centre.
         Enrol youth in vocational trainings and tertiary institution
         To work in conjunction with other sectors such as infrastructure on construction of communication boosters
         Identification of six youths per village to be trained in technical skills, documentation skills, desktop publishing, communication and
          social marketing skills
         Establishment of an information management system to disseminate marketing information
         Training of local leadership in leadership skills, counselling and communication skills
         Development of youth fellowship programmes
         Training of knowledge agents


      Strategy 5: To increase access to clean water


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      Activities:

         Drilling of boreholes
         Building water harvesting tanks per homestead.
         Completion and maintenance of windmills.
         Maintenance of water tanks.
         Train all infrastructure cadres in community based management to in turn train all borehole committees.
         Construction of water source at Mazwaligwe Primary School.
         Connection of water pipeline from Gamilo to the cultural centre.
         Training of one person per village in water divination.


      Strategy 6: To strengthen programmes on HIV/AIDS.

      Prevention
       - Train and educate community on positive traditional rules and customs especially abstinence.
       - Promote the use of condoms especially the female condom to empower women.
       - Source promotional material to be sold at the cultural centre with prevention messages.
       - Establish a powerful drama group per village to conscientiae people.
       - Hold annual schools competitions in best producers of prevention messages.
       - Commemorate World AIDS DAY.
For mitigation, care and support refer to strategies 2 and 3.

NATANE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To make the clinic operational.

Activities

         Cleaning of the clinic yard by the community.
         Training of the clinic committee.

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         Moulding of bricks and construction of nurse housing and toilets.
         Lobby Ministry of health to source clinic equipment
         Invite DDF to assist in bringing water to the clinic.
         Lobby Ministry of health to register the clinic.
         Lobby BRDC to engage nurses

Strategy 2: Ensuring access to clean water.

Activities

         Rehabilitation of 19 non functional boreholes.
         Surveying of 52 boreholes to be drilled
         Drilling of boreholes
         Training of 32 pump minders
         Training of 24 water harvesting tank builders
         Construction of 1114 water harvesting tanks i.e. one per household.
         Protection of 30 perennial deep wells.

Strategy 3: Promoting household hygiene and sanitation

Activities

             Hold two household management competitions per year.
             Training of 35 household management judges
             Organization of communities into clubs of 10 to assist each other in toilet construction.
             Constructing of Blair toilets in each household without toilets.
             Training of eight social development cadres in health education one per village to in turn train clan cadres.
             Development of modules on household hygiene.
             Training of group leaders using the produced modules.
             Train 7 Village Health Workers.


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Strategy 4: Prevention, mitigation care support under H.I.V and Aids.

Activities

         Formation of support groups in each village.
         Strengthen youth drama groups.
         Training of 49 home based caregivers six per village.
         Educate community members to go for V.C.T.
         21 Fundraising functions for OVCs three per village per year.
         Strengthen O.V.C fields one in each village.
         Training on various herbs and their use two gardens per village.
         Training of traditional healers on the health programmes.
         Training of child protection committees in all villages.
         Training of senior Village .Heads to enhance OVC program
         Training of 49, Home Based Care Givers and equip them for year one.
         Hold bimonthly talk show sessions on HIV/AIDS in each village.

Strategy 5: To improve infrastructure and learning materials

Activities

              Training of builders two per village that will form building brigades.
              Brick moulding for constructing more classroom and toilets in all schools
              Training of Infrastructure cadres one per village in infrastructure maintenance and monitoring.
              Sourcing for cement and equipment for construction.
              Introduce a book and teaching material levy to enhance learning materials


Strategy 6 Revive and strengthen adult literacy
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Activities

         Mobilize communities for levying for teacher payment.
         Recruit volunteer teachers two per village to be trained in adult literacy teaching.
         Conscientiae traditional leaders on the importance of adult education.
         Mobilizes adults to attend the classes in all villages.
         Organize graduation days to encourage more adults to enrol.


Strategy 7: Enhance youth development.

         Identify various activities that could attract youths
         Organize youth into village clubs according to the various activities.
         Train youths in Starting Your Business , Improve Your Business and managing of business
         Equip youth with entrepreaurial skills.
         Establish a youth resource centre in each village and 0ne at ward centre.
         Training of 9 youths in computer literacy and management of resource centres.
         Training of 16 peer educators.
         Training in HIV/AIDS awareness care mitigation and support.
         Training of youths on event management.
         Train community leaders to support youth activities.


Strategy 8: To strengthen community leadership to be responsive to social responsibilities.

Activities

         Train community leadership to produce a position agreement on how to handle the vulnerable members of the community.
         Produce data bases of these every year
         Train culture cadres to hold cultural festivals once a year.


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         Train youth leaders on Ubuntu.
         Train all cadres in event management for fundraisings.


NYELE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1. To construct and operationalism a clinic.

Activities.

         Training of village health workers, community workers and home based care givers to assist in community mobilization for
          construction of a ward clinic.
         Site and water point identification.
         Liaising with the Local authority on the need of surveying and pegging.
         Mobilise the community to mould bricks.
         Contribution by the community in the form of money or kind.
         Up grading of road networks to the clinic and from Plumtree for doctors to be able to access the clinic.

Strategy 2.     Health education.

Activity.

         Train ward, village and clan social services cadres in household management.
         Identify lead trainers and train them to produce modules in their languages.
         Organize community into study groups for continuos facilitation of health programmes.
         Train 14 village health workers to manage the health processes.
         Organize trainings for teachers, cadres and other extension workers on outbreak of diseases like cholera and how to manage those.
         Train 60 Home Based Care Givers i.e. 6 per village and source kits for them to care for the sick.
         Engage youths from the youth centre to sensitise communities on HIV/AIDS in prevention, care, mitigation and support.
         Liaise with ministry of health and MAC to train community 20counselors to increase on the people who go for voluntary testing.
         Introduce a know your status campaign and award a leading village.
         Acquire bicycles for all social services cadres and health personnel for easy monitoring of programmes.

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          Strategy 2: Promoting access to clean drinking water
          Activities

         Sensitization of community on water and sanitation
          Protection of borehole and wells.
         Surveying and pegging of water points
         Drilling of boreholes at least three per village.
         Construction of headworks
         Construction of washing basins
         Construction of watering troughs
         Training of infrastructure cadres and social services cadres in Community Based Management of water sources.
         Engage building brigades trained at the youth centre to construct a water harvesting tank at each homestead

Strategy 3: Increasing sanitary facilities.
Activities.
Carry out a campaign on importance of toilets.
     Train all traditional leaders and carry out competitions with prizes for best performing villages.
     Train traditional leaders to produce by laws that would make the construction of toilets compulsory for each homestead.


HUWANA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1: To promote access to clean water.

Activities

         Training of borehole committees and pump minders at least one per borehole.
         Drilling of 12 boreholes in the ward.
         Consulting DDF to establish a water and sanitation programme
         Improving water systems through engaging in various water harvesting technologies.

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         Digging rubbish pits on each home


STRATEGY 2: Improving sanitation facilities

Activities

         Profile households that do not have toilets.
         Conscientiae communities on the importance of building toilets
         Educate the community about low cost toilets
         Organize the community to be in groups of five of people who do not have toilets.
         Train traditional to enforce laws that would make it compulsory to have a toilet.
         Train social services cadres at clan level to carry out education programmes on the use of toilets.


STRATEGY 3: Improving health status of ward members.

Activities:

         Training of cadres of 7social services cadres, 7 village health workers and 40 home based care givers.
         Train on health education
         Train in household hygiene
         Train in refuse disposal
         Mobilize youth to participate in promoting voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) through road shows.
         Train community based counsellors at least one per clan
         Organize the community into groups of 20 to form support groups.
         Lobby the district hospital to carry out outreach programmes to spread Anti Retroviral Therapy.
         Educate youth and rest of the community not to default on the treatment.
         Hold one day a month session on diseases to reduce diseases.
         Train 24 youth peer educators.


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VULINDLELA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY –1 to improve the quality and access to education through construction of a secondary school in the ward.

         Activities
         Train social servicers’ cadres to work with School Development Committee to lobby for the completion of Nlongwe secondary
          school.
         Organization of working groups in building the school.
         Sourcing materials e.g. building materials.
         Lobby Ministry of Education to assist in the construction of the secondary.
         Register and operationalise the school
         Introduction of book and furniture levy for quality of education.
         Integrate all school planning sessions in community plans.
         Electrify all teachers’ cottages to retain teachers.

Strategy 2: To strengthen youth development

Activities:
                    Conscientise communities on the importance of youth development programmes.
                    Lobby Ministry of Youth to assist in construction of youth recreation centre.
                    Construct and equip a youth recreation centre.
                    Training of drama groups in school and to out –school youth in all villages.
                    Link with Student Partnership Worldwide to strengthen youth development programmes.
                    Form young farmers clubs to instill agricultural knowledge.
                    Organize youth into soccer clubs and netball clubs.
                    Invite ZIFA, BSPZ and other sports clubs to train referees, coaches and carry out talent scouting.

STRATEGY 2: To strengthen community safety-nets to look after the OVCs and the old-aged.
Activities

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         Community meetings on the safety nets for the OVCs and the aged.
         Train community leaders and social service cadres on community social responsibilities.
         Identification and introduction of OVC fields.
         Training of all village treasurers on how to levy businesses to pay for the OVCs
         Training and strengthening of all child protection committees.
          Strengthen all iziphala zenkosi by training the custodians on how to diversify products.

          STRATEGY 3: To promote access to clean water.

Activities
                  Rehabilitation of existing and non functional boreholes in all villages.
                  Training of social services cadres in health hygiene in all villages.
                  Train 14 village health workers.
                  Construction of water harvesting tanks per household in all villages.
                  Engage technology partners to identify other water harvesting strategies.

STRATEGY 4: To promote access to sanitary facilities.

Activities
                  Training sessions on the use of toilets.
                  Organization of communities into toilet building clubs.
                  Construction of toilets per household.
                  Training of social services cadres to in turn train clan cadres on how to use toilets.

STRATEGY 5: To fight the scourge of HIV/AIDS.

       Activities
       Train social services cadres, monitoring and evaluation and knowledge workers in preventive methods.
       Train traditional leaders to hold two talk show sessions per village per month to share knowledge and understanding about HIV/AIDS.

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         Training of community based counselors
         Liaise with MAC to carry out a road show on voluntary testing.
         Train traditional a know your status campaign
         Train at least 6 home based care givers per village and equip with home based care kits
         Liaise with Ministry of health to strengthen the Anti Retroviral Therapy programme.
         Introduce and support the mobile clinic for other villages without a clinic.
         Introduce herbal medicines in the gardens.
         Train in nutrition lessons.


BAMBADZI WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: Promoting health systems.

Activities

Capacitate the community on the importance of a ward clinic.

Construction of clinic at Choboroma village.

Organize communities into study cycles of 10 at clan level and train village and clan social services cadres on Participatory Health and Hygiene
Education.

Train 6 Home Based Care Givers per village.

Train 6 Village Health Workers one per village.

Develop user friendly modules that can be used by communities in their languages.

Introduce modules on the management of childhood illnesses.

Develop a comprehensive programme for the training of the rest of the communities through study cycle


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Strategy 2: Strengthening of community welfare and social responsibility systems

Activities

Formation and training of child protection committees and support groups.

Introducing and creating a level space for disabled people to participate in social activities.

Develop programmes for the elderly,

Introduce schemes like isiphala senkosi concept that could cater for the OVCs

Identification and ploughing of six fields for OVCs

Training of traditional leaders on realizing that OVCs are their responsibility.

Linking with community members in the Diaspora to take up support on OVCs

Liaise with partners and the board of trustees in acquiring home based care kits for the sick.

Train community promoters’ especially social services cadres to conscietise communities on voluntary testing.

Introduce a know your status campaign.

Train traditional leaders to advocate and lobby for accessible places for acquisition of ARVs

Train community promoter’s especially social services cadres to corscienties community on voluntary testing.

Identification of 6 O.V.C fields for the six villages.

Concietising and training of School Development Committees on how to handle OVCs in schools.

Training of traditional leaders on how to enforce a law of compulsory education for all up to the age of 17.

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Strategy 3: Promoting access to clean safe water

Activities

Maintaining and rehabilitation of all boreholes that are not functional.

Training of infrastructure cadres in community based maintenance.

Training of pump minders.

Train communities on technologies of harvesting rain water.

Establish youth building brigades that would engage construction of water harvesting tanks.

Promote the construction of water harvesting tanks per household

Engage a technology partner to assist in sand abstraction technologies.

Strategy 4: Promotion of household hygiene

Activities

Training of all social services cadres on house hold hygiene.

Setting up a committee on house hold hygiene.

Introducing competitions on house hold hygiene.

Awareness on digging rubbish pits and their maintenance.

Organize communities into clubs that will encourage construction of toilets.

Awareness campaigns on construction of toilets

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Training of traditional leaders on the formulation of by laws that will make a toilet compulsory in each homestead.

DOMBODEMA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To strengthen community health systems

Activities

Train ward, village and clan social services cadres in household management.

Identify lead trainers and train them to produce modules in their languages.

Organize community into study groups for continuous facilitation of health programmes.

Liaise with the rural health centre personnel for improvements needed at the centre.

Train three village health workers to manage the health processes.

Lobby and fund raise for the clinic to acquire a vehicle to use for mobile clinic in the villages for the terminally ill.

Organize trainings for teachers, cadres and other extension workers on outbreak of diseases like cholera and how to manage those.

Train 18 Home Based Care Givers i.e. 6 per village and source kits for them to care for the sick.

Engage youths from the youth centre to sensitise communities on HIV/AIDS in prevention, care, mitigation and support.

Liaise with ministry of health and MAC to train community counsellors to increase on the people who go for voluntary testing.

Introduce a know your status campaign and award a leading village.

Acquire bicycles for all social services cadres and health personnel for easy monitoring of programmes.

Strategy 2: Promoting access to clean drinking water

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Activities

Sensitization of community on water and sanitation

Protection of borehole and wells.

Surveying and pegging of water points

Drilling of boreholes at least three per village.

Construction of headworks

Construction of washing basins

Construction of watering troughs

Training of infrastructure cadres and social services cadres in Community Based Management of water sources.

Engage building brigades trained at the youth centre to construct a tank at each homestead.

Strategy 3: Increasing sanitary facilities.

Activities.

Carry out a campaign on importance of toilets.

Train all traditional leaders and carry out competitions with prizes for best perfuming villages.

Train traditional leaders to produce by laws that would make the construction of toilets compulsory for each homestead.

FIGTREE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1

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         To build two clinics one at Fairview and one at Figtree Central

Activities

Mobilize funds from economic groups

Consult the Ministry of health and RDC

Train social services development cadres so as to lead the process

To mould 250 bricks per house hold

Collect river – pit sand

Draw and dig foundation

Mobilize levy to fund the project

Constructing the clinic

Engage local production of furniture

Strategy 2: To improve house hold hygiene.

Activities

Building toilets in each home stead in the ward

Installation of two bore holes per village. [To consult RDC and Ministry of health.]

House hold hygiene

Sweeping and maintaining our environment clean

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Constructing cup boards in kitchens

Constructing sinks in every kitchen

Keeping the cutlery clean

Digging rubbish pits

Making kitchen competition

To increase community social responsibility

By providing food, clothing and shelter.

Involving OVC in our day to day activities.

Disabled

To have and keep records of all disabled in the ward

Providing food, clothing and shelter for the disabled

People infected by HIV & AIDS

Educate the community by making work shops on AIDS awareness

Educating home best cares

Forming drama groups on AIDS awareness.

GWAMBE WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To promote access to clean water.

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Activities

     Check status of all existing boreholes
     Identify non –functional boreholes
     Identify trained borehole minders
     Levy all borehole users to develop a borehole fund.
     Acquisition of spares by infrastructure cadres.
     Engagement of minders to do repairs.
     Identify unprotected wells in the ward
     Conscientiae community on the need to protect wells

Strategy 2 To increase sanitary facilities in the ward

Activities

      Make awareness campaigns on sanitation and its importance

        Identify existing sanitary facilities at the business centres.
        Identify non-functional facilities at business centres.
        Engage infrastructure cadres to repair facilities
        Training social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of sanitary facilities.
        Identify number of homestead without toilets
        Check status of existing toilets
        Rehabilitation of non functional toilets
        Mobilise community to mould bricks for the construction of toilets
        Form building brigades through the training of youths.
        Engage trained toilets constructors
        Train villagers through social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of toilets.
Strategy 3 To reduce the rate of communicable diseases


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Activities

         Mobilise community through social services cadres, Home Based care givers ,VAAC and WAAC
         Hold workshops to sensitize community on communicable diseases
         Train social services cadres on communicable diseases
         Conduct cleaning campaigns at business centre
         Conduct to harmonize modern and traditional methods of preventing and curing communicable diseases
         Conduct campaigns on communicable disease in schools
         Legitimise Traditional healers
         Create data base for Traditional Healers
         Link them with ZINATHA
         Facilitate training and registration
         Establish a Traditional Healers Centre at service centre

Strategy 4 To increase awareness and responsiveness to HIV/ AIDS

Activities

         Conduct Behaviour change campaigns at village level
         Lobby traditional leadership on HIV/AIDS
         Train traditional leaders to advocate on HIV/AIDS.
         Form HIV/AIDS Activities groups at village level to spearhead HIV/AIDS Activities
         Link with HIV/AIDS organizations to facilitate V.T.C at village level
         Provide post-test services through PLWAS
         Establish nutrition centres at each village.
         Establish a key nutritional centre at ward centre

Strategy 5 To strengthen social services cadres to drive the health programme

Activities.

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         Developing a comprehensive training program for social service cadres.
         Acquisition of kits (health kits)
         Organise exposure visits for cadres
         Establish a network forum with Aids groups outside
         Acquire audio visual equipment for awareness campaigns
         Provide cadres with promotional materials
         Strengthen social services cadres to drive the construction of a clinic at ward centre


HUWANA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1: Improving hygiene in the community

Activities

         Training of borehole comities (pump minders)
         Drilling of 12 boreholes
         Consulting DDF & water sanitations
         Pre site where to drill borehole
         Improving water systems
         Profile about the importance of building toilets
         Mobilize the community about low cost toilets
         Dig pits of toilets
         Mobiles the community to collect quarry stone and sand for slabs
         Mould mud bricks& burn
         organize the community to be in groups of five of people who are not having toilets
         mobilize the builders to use implements in a budgeting way
         Training of VCW, home based cares &social services cadres
         Training on health education
         Digging rubbish pits on each home

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STRATEGY 2: Improving sanitation facilities

Activities

         Training of cadres of social services, VCW, and home based cares
         Mobilize youth to participate as V.C.T.s
         Organize the community groups of 20 to form support groups
         Enhance youth and mobilize the community to use their treatment
         To reduce diseases in the community           Encourage youth to form drama groups
         Train youth peer educators


MADLAMBUDZI WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: To promote access to clean water.

Activities

     Check status of all existing boreholes
     Identify non –functional boreholes
     Identify trained borehole minders
     Levy all borehole users to develop a borehole fund.
     Acquisition of spares by infrastructure cadres.
     Engagement of minders to do repairs.
     Identify unprotected wells in the ward
     Conscientiae community on the need to protect wells

Strategy 2 To increase sanitary facilities in the ward

Activities

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      Make awareness campaigns on sanitation and its importance

        Identify existing sanitary facilities at the ward centre and business centres.
        Identify non-functional facilities at ward centre and at business centres.
        Engage infrastructure cadres and Ministry personnel on the repair of facilities
        Training social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of sanitary facilities owned by general public.
        Identify number of homestead without toilets
        Check status of existing toilets
        Rehabilitation of non functional toilets
        Mobilise community to mould bricks for the construction of toilets
        Form building brigades through the training of youths.
        Engage trained toilets constructors
        Train villagers through social services cadres on the cleaning and maintenance of toilets.
Strategy 3 To reduce the rate of communicable diseases

Activities

         Mobilise community through social services cadres, Home Based care givers ,VAAC and WAAC
         Hold workshops to sensitize community on communicable diseases
         Train social services cadres on communicable diseases
         Conduct cleaning campaigns at services centre
         Conduct to harmonies modern and traditional methods of preventing and curing communicable diseases
         Conduct campaigns on communicable disease in schools
         Legitimise Traditional healers
         Create data base for Traditional Healers
         Link them with ZINATHA
         Facilitate training and registration
         Establish a Traditional Healers Centre at service centre



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Strategy 4 To increase awareness and responsiveness to HIV/ AIDS

Activities

         Conduct Behaviour change campaigns at village level
         Lobby traditional leadership on HIV/AIDS
         Train traditional leaders to advocate on HIV/AIDS.
         Form HIV/AIDS Activities groups at village level to spearhead HIV/AIDS Activities
         Link with HIV/AIDS organizations to facilitate V.T.C at village level
         Provide post-test services through PLWAS
         Establish nutrition centres at each village.
         Establish a key nutritional centre at ward centre
         Use Mpimpila nutritional garden as a zoom site

Strategy 5 To strengthen social services cadres to drive the health programme

Activities.

         Developing a comprehensive training program for social service cadres.
         Acquisition of kits (health kits)
         Organise exposure visits for cadres
         Establish a network forum with Aids groups outside
         Acquire audio visual equipment for awareness campaigns
         Provide cadres with promotional materials


MALANSWAZI WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
      ACTIVITIES:

      1. Organize meetings of community to discuss need for construction of centrally sited health centre

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      2. Mobilize community to mould bricks for construction
      3. Source an approved plan for health centre
      4. Generate funds for purchase of requisite non-indigenous materials such as cement, window & door frames ,timber ,roofing sheets etc
         Through fund raising events and contributions
      5. Construction of the centre contracting local builders
      6. Source equipment required for a health centre
      7. Train staff to man the centre
      8. Register the centre with ministry of health and child welfare
      9. Commission the centre


 STRATEGY: 2: ENSURE ALL HOUSE HOLDS HAVE ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER

ACTIVITIES:

      1. Train 7 Infrastructure cadres to in turn train others in well/borehole and pump maintenance
      2. Source equipment required for pump maintenance 1 kit/village
      3. Rehabilitate 10 wells and 2 boreholes
      4. Survey sites for proposed boreholes 4 /village
      5. Drilling of 24 proposed boreholes
      6. Train 2 youths /village in chemical tablet water treatment to in turn educate their communities in chemical water purification
      7. Source water purification tablets
      8. Train youth brigades 5 /village in water tank construction
      9. Mobilize community to mould bricks and collect river sand and gravel for constructing water harvesting tanks in households
      10. Construction of water tanks every households
      11. Assess feasibility of piping water (source from proposed Tshelakabili dam )to every households



STRATEGY: 3: PROMOTE SOUND SANITATION


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ACTIVITIES:

      1.   Train village health workers , in health ,education and hygiene
      2.   Educate community in why toilets are essential and methods of refuse disposal
      3.   Mobilize moulding of fired bricks and digging of toilets pits in all 1 272 house holds with no toilets
      4.   Organize these households into groups for pooling resources and co-operating to construct toilets
      5.   Revive youth brigades trained for toilet construction (BY MVURA-MANZI)
      6.   Ensure shop owners in all business centres in ward install rubbish bins to curl littering

STRATEGY: 4: REVITALISE WARD HIV/AIDS AND HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMMES

ACTIVITIES:

      1.   Training of refresher courses for WAAC ,VAC and Home Based Care givers
      2.   Equip Home Based Caregivers 1 kit /village
      3.   Set sanitation strategy in activity 1,for training village health workers in health education dissemination
      4.   Strengthening of SPW in schools ,and PITC (Provider Initiatives in Testing &Counselling – PSI –Sponsored Programmers
      5.   Establish groups /associations for people living with Aids to act as supporting groups
      6.   Liaise with MAC (Matabeleland Aids Council)For participation in their programmes


MASENDU WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
      Strategy 1: Improve household health and hygiene

      Activities:

          Training of social services cadres in household health, hygiene and what a model household should look like.
          Awareness campaigns of the importance of toilets.
          Training builders to construct toilets.
          Hold kitchen management competitions two times a year.

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         Mobilize funds for the construction of toilets
         Construction of toilets per each homestead
         Develop health manuals for educational purposes.
         Train social services cadres on household education.
         Form groups of ten as study circles for those educational manuals.




      Strategy 2: Strengthen community based health and welfare systems.

      Activities:

         Provision of health kits to Home Based Care Givers (HBCG)
         Training of traditional leadership on social responsibility.
         Strengthening of Iziphala zenkosi in the villages
         Encourage, identify and train volunteers who shall provide care for the Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVC) and vulnerable people.
         Training of six Village Health Workers.
         Refresher courses for Home Based Care Givers and Counsellors
         Training of 17 village workers, 30 Traditional Birth Agencies (TBAs) and six CBDs in the ward.

      Strategy 3: Completion of Masendu Clinic and to provide both modern and herbal (including traditional herbs) medicine at the clinic.

      Activities:

         Establish dialogue with the Ministry of Health and Bulilima Rural District Council (BRDC) about provision of support to Masendu Clinic.
         Work hand on hand with RDC and communities to complete clinic and cottages.
         Provision of equipment.
         Provision of staff.
         Complete construction of the clinic and cottage.
         Establish village herbal nurseries and clinic herbal nursery.
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         Acquire knowledge of traditional herbal medicine.
         Develop woodlots to grow trees plants and herbs for medicinal purposes in Mambo village
         Formulate rules and regulations that govern natural resources and management.

      Strategy 4: Development of youth recreational and educational facilities

      Activities:

         Creation of relationship with Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) on the training of referees and, coaches and captains.
         Increase number of Peer Educators to six per village.
         Completion of Mazwaligwe Primary School.
         Development of Pre-school centres and adult literacy schools.
         Training of Pre-school and Adult literacy teachers.
         Establishment of six well equipped youth friendly centres in the ward.
         Construction of a Secondary School at Masendu Central and a Vocational and Skills Training Centre.
         Enrol youth in vocational trainings and tertiary institution
         To work in conjunction with other sectors such as infrastructure on construction of communication boosters
         Identification of six youths per village to be trained in technical skills, documentation skills, desktop publishing, communication and
          social marketing skills
         Establishment of an information management system to disseminate marketing information
         Training of local leadership in leadership skills, counselling and communication skills
         Development of youth fellowship programmes
         Training of knowledge agents

      Strategy 5: To increase access to clean water

      Activities:

         Drilling of boreholes
         Building water harvesting tanks per homestead.

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         Completion and maintenance of windmills.
         Maintenance of water tanks.
         Train all infrastructure cadres in community based management to in turn train all borehole committees.
         Construction of water source at Mazwaligwe Primary School.
         Connection of water pipeline from Gamilo to the cultural centre.
         Training of one person per village in water divination.

      Strategy 6: To strengthen programmes on HIV/AIDS.

      Prevention
       - Train and educate community on positive traditional rules and customs especially abstinence.
       - Promote the use of condoms especially the female condom to empower women.
       - Source promotional material to be sold at the cultural centre with prevention messages.
       - Establish a powerful drama group per village to conscientiae people.
       - Hold annual schools competitions in best producers of prevention messages.
       - Commemorate World AIDS DAY.
For mitigation, care and support refer to strategies 2 and 3.

SOMNENE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: Increase access to clean water

Activities

         Profile water situation in the ward
         Increase number of water tanks constructors to at least 30 construction of 300 water tanks
         Establish building brigades
         Procurement of tank materials
         Identify people with expertise in digging shallow wells
         Identifying household willing and ready for digging shallow wells


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         Increasing trainers for digging shallow wells
         Training in water purification techniques using Mvuramanzi Trust.
         Pursue dialogue with Dabane Trust on other water harvesting techniques.
         Organise a look and learn visit to one of the Dabane gardens
         Engage RDC and ZINWA on piping water from Mananda Dam.

Strategy 2: To improve household health and hygiene

Activities

         Strengthening the modernisation of traditional kitchen and maintaining household hygiene.
         Sensitise communities on house hold management and sanitation
         Develop health modules.
         Train ward level cadres and village social services cadres to train other villagers using the modules.
         Form study circles at village level.
          Organise house hold management competition in phases.
         Look and learn visit on house hold management at Masendu
         Training on nutrition and food processing at ward and village levels
         Data collection on households with and without toilets in all the villages.
         Formation of clubs for construction of toilets.
         Construction of a toilet in every house hold without toilets.

Strategy 3: Promote utilisation of herbs to boost immune system

Activities

          Train social services cadres to establish a ward nursery.
         Establish herbal nurseries at village and household levees
         Look and learn tours to Binga for herbal nursery owners.
         Acquiring seeds and seedlings of Moringa and Jatropha

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         Train communities on use of

Strategy 4: Improving community based health and social welfare systems.

Activities

         Update data on Para- profession within extended family system.
         Para professionals up date O.V.C. And elderly data up to ward level.
         Strengthening O.V.C granary concept through ; gift boxes ;search your wardrobe scheme
         Filling granaries with ground ,dried vegetables and stationary
         Formation of income generating projects at clan and house hold level
         Identifying and tilling O.V.C. fields
         Field visits on O.V.C.
         Harvesting on O.V.C. fields

Strategy 5: Promoting awareness campaigns on H.I.V and AIDS programmes

Activities

         Sensitisation on H.I.V./Aids and V.C.T. frequently at least after every three months
         Mobilise V.C.T. in each village
         Identifying P.L.W.A and support groups in villages
         Identification of income generating projects by the groups
         Facilitating in the establishment of viable projects
         Strengthening WAAC and VAAC committees
         Training communities on ; children’s right, human rights, wills and inheritance , domestics violence and child abuse
         Look and learn visits on VCT programme
         Training work shop for culture cadres and herbalists on H.I.V./Awareness
         Strengthening the uptake of the female condom.


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Strategy 6: Strengthening of mitigation and care

Activities

         Increasing number of community based counsellors in each village to at least about 24 (6 per village)
         Refresher course for counsellors on facilitation and counselling skills
         Training on O.V.C. teachers at ward level
         Formation of peer education clubs from primary level
         Payments of fees according to need –grants need, follow up systems, collection of data dropouts on O.V.C.
         Facilitating continuity on school fees payment to secondary
         Strengthening O.V.C. programme committees in schools
         Bridge the gap between the school and the communities.
         Establish and train child protection committees.
         Fundraising galas at ward level for O.V.C
         Establish Jatropha plantation, herbal nurseries, orchards and vegetable gardens for income generation towards O.V.C.

Strategy 7: To promote Infrastructure development

Activities

         Conscitise community on the construction of ward clinic
         Organise funds for the following activities
         Purchase of building materials cement and roofing material
         Collection of river sand and gravel to the clinic site
         Engage buildings brigades on brick moulding
         Contract building
         Liaise with Ministry of health and RDC for the construction and registration of the clinic.


TSHANKWA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

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STRATEGY 1 Improve access to water and sanitation facilities.
Activities
 Drilling 15 boreholes.
 Repairing 10 un-functioning boreholes.
 Digging 20 community protected wells.
 Conscientising the community on the importance of toilets.
 Training of traditional leaders on formulation of by laws that would make toilets compulsory in each homestead.
 Forming clubs of five to assist each other in toilet construction.
 Building of toilets in every homestead.
 Digging and using of rubbish pits in every home.


STATEGY 2 Promoting health status.
Activities
Train seven village health workers.
Train 10 home based care givers per village.
Mobilize resources to buy home based care kits.
Organize People Living with AIDS into support groups.
Train all support groups in income generating activities.
Train all social services cadres to develop modules concerning different aspects of health.
Introduce study circles on health education.
Train all traditional leaders and community leaders to carry out a know your status campaign.

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Strengthen the Anti Retroviral Therapy Programme.
Establish a herbal nursery at the irrigation centre.
Establish herbal nurseries at village level.
Establish herbal gardens in each homestead.
Strengthen and modernize Zinatha activities.



VULINDLELA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
STRATEGY –1 to improve the quality and access to education through construction of a secondary school in the ward.

         Activities
         Train social servicer’s cadres to work with School Development Committee to lobby for the completion of Nlongwe secondary
          school.
         Organization of working groups in building the school.
         Sourcing materials e.g. building materials.
         Lobby Ministry of Education to assist in the construction of the secondary.
         Register and operationalise the school
         Introduction of book and furniture levy for quality of education.
         Integrate all school planning sessions in community plans.
         Electrify all teachers’ cottages to retain teachers.

Strategy 2: To strengthen youth development

Activities:
                      Conscientise communities on the importance of youth development programmes.
                      Lobby Ministry of Youth to assist in construction of youth recreation centre.
                      Construct and equip a youth recreation centre.

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                     Training of drama groups in school and to out –school youth in all villages.
                     Link with Student Partnership Worldwide to strengthen youth development programmes.
                     Form young farmers clubs to instill agricultural knowledge.
                     Organize youth into soccer clubs and netball clubs.
                     Invite ZIFA, BSPZ and other sports clubs to train referees, coaches and carry out talent scouting.

STRATEGY 2: To strengthen community safety-nets to look after the OVCs and the old-aged.
Activities

    Community meetings on the safety nets for the OVCs and the aged.
    Train community leaders and social service cadres on community social responsibilities.
    Identification and introduction of OVC fields.
    Training of all village treasurers on how to levy businesses to pay for the OVCs
    Training and strengthening of all child protection committees.
    Strengthen all iziphala zenkosi by training the custodians on how to diversify products.
STRATEGY 3: To promote access to clean water.

Activities
                Rehabilitation of existing and non functional boreholes in all villages.
                Training of social services cadres in health hygiene in all villages.
                Train 14 village health workers.
                Construction of water harvesting tanks per household in all villages.
                Engage technology partners to identify other water harvesting strategies.


STRATEGY 4: To promote access to sanitary facilities.

Activities
                Training sessions on the use of toilets.
                Organization of communities into toilet building clubs.

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                 Construction of toilets per household.
                 Training of social services cadres to in turn train clan cadres on how to use toilets.

STRATEGY 5: To fight the scourge of HIV/AIDS.

         Activities
         Train social services cadres, monitoring and evaluation and knowledge workers in preventive methods.
         Train traditional leaders to hold two talk show sessions per village per month to share knowledge and understanding about HIV/AIDS.
         Training of community based counselors
         Liaise with MAC to carry out a road show on voluntary testing.
         Train traditional a know your status campaign
         Train at least 6 home based care givers per village and equip with home based care kits
         Liaise with Ministry of health to strengthen the Anti Retroviral Therapy programme.
         Introduce and support the mobile clinic for other villages without a clinic.
         Introduce herbal medicines in the gardens.
         Train in nutrition lessons.


                                           WARD(s)
GOAL (4): To develop and improve education ALL
system

DOMBOLEFU WARD: STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1: To develop lower primary and junior secondary schools

Activities



- Community mobilization

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- Community contributions towards construction of school.

- Lobbying for 2lower pry school & 2 junior secondary schools

- Moulding bricks

- Construction of 2 schools i.e. 1lower primary and 1 junior secondary

- Operationalism 2 of the schools

- Construction of grade 0 classrooms at Mathambo pry school

- Introducing adult literacy in 2 schools



STRATEGY 2: Strengthening of the existing schools

Activities

-Community mobilization

-Rehabilitation of cottages& classrooms

-Electrifying classrooms & teachers cottages

-Fencing 2 schools

GALA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy1: To refurbish schools infrastructure

Activities.

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         Organising the people to pay nominal amounts to buy timber and cement.
         Train School Development Committees to carry out an assessment on the damage in schools.
         Train infrastructure cadres to work with SDCs in developing maintenance plans.
         Buying building materials – planks, asbestos, paint and cement
         Plastering the walls
         Repairing patches and crakes
         Completing walls and roofing
         Painting
         Electrifying schools
         Equipping Phakama Secondary school with computers and laboratory equipment


Strategy 2 To establish information centres at all village centres.

Activities

                 Conscietise communities on the importance of information management and sharing.
                 Identify eight knowledge workers and train them in computer literacy, story writing and newsletter production and manning of
                  information centres.
                 Dialogue with bus operators to order news papers that could be brought by bus every day to improve reading culture
                 Mobilize youths to form study groups to improve their Olevels.
                 Engage a technology partner to train in use of computer packages for further training.
                 Engage SDMP to introduce the study circle programme to encourage spirit of learning and reading.


Strategy 3 To promote early childhood learning.

Activities

             Conscientiae communities on the importance of early childhood.
             Establish pre schools in all villages.
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         Identify at least two people per village to be trained as preschool teachers.
         Levy communities to mobilize funds for preschool building construction.
         Liaise with Ministry of education for training of preschool teachers and registering them for remuneration purposes.
         Enrolling preschool children in all preschools.


GWAMBE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
STRATEGIES
              TO HAVE ANOTHER SCHOOL
              INTRODUCTION OF TERTIARY EDUCATION
              INTRODUCTION OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
ACTIVITIES
                Talking to the community
                Contribution of money [fund raising]
                Getting a school plan
                Buying building materials
                Hiring builders [ qualified ]
                Building a school
                Hiring qualified teachers
                Buying educational equip / facilities
                Organizing school library
                Registration of school students
                Campaigning for school courses


HINGWE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES



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Strategy 1: Early childhood learning

Activities
            Training of social service cadres to drive community in improving this sector.
            Rehabilitating of community pre-schools
            Inviting and training of more preschool teachers.
            Equipping preschools.


Strategy 2: To improve school infrastructures

Activities
                Construction of a secondary school sited at Mangubo village
                Rehabilitating of Hingwe 2 blocks and teachers house and one block in Gotshombo
                Installation of power and water taps in schools
                Installation of available engine to supply water to Mangubo and Gotshombo schools.


Strategy 3: Improve access to education materials

          Activities
                    Purchasing of additional text books
                    Purchasing repairing school furniture using furniture funds
                    Purchasing sporting materials
                    Levy communities on text books and furniture levies.

Strategy 4: To revive and strengthen adult literacy

                 Activities

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                      Mobilizing the adult to form learning groups
                      Making contacts with teachers for their incentives for teaching the adults
                      Engage SDMP to introduce study cycles to cultivate a reading culture.

Strategy 5: To introduce vocational training centre with a bias towards agriculture.
Activities
     Mobilizing the community on vocational training
     Sitting the vocational centre
     Sourcing of building materials
     Constructing of vocational training centre
     Sourcing of skilled stuff
     Sourcing of training materials

KHAME WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: To improve high school education.

Activities

         Construct and operationalism a Secondary School.
         Mobilizing community on choosing committee members.
         Training of social services cadres and school development committees to lead the process
         Liaising with RDC and Ministry of Education
         Resource mobilization spearheaded by traditional leaders.
         Organise youth into companies to be trained in carpentry to produce furniture for the school.

Strategy2 –To renovate & improve existing infrastructure in the primary schools.

Activities



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         Carry out a research on conditions of classroom in primary schools
         Levying communities to create the building fund
         Renovation of blocks driven by infrastructure cadres and SDCs
         Create book & furniture levy
         Train eight youth on furniture maintenance


Strategy3 To promote infant & adult education

Activities

          Location of building pre- school & adult literacy centres.
         Identify at least three teachers per village to be trained in preschool and adult literacy teaching.
         Liaise with Ministry of Education for training of teachers, registration of schools and equipping of preschools.
         Develop bylaws that would make it compulsory for parents to send children to preschool.
         Organizing and finding out the number of adults who are interested to learn
         Training seven youth in processing information in computer




MAKHULELA WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: Strengthen education in the community

Activities

         Choose and educate people in the community who will then educate the entire community on the importance of education
         Youth to dramatise and recite poems on the importance of education during the meetings
         Mobilise resources to give to San community during meeting to encourage them to attend meetings hence a chance of educating them.


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Strategy 2: To establish community library

Activities

         Educate the community on the importance of having a library
         Establish mobile library using donkey driven scotch carts
         Training people to manage the library
         Mobilise resources to buy books
         Organise SDMP to introduce study cycle programme to encourage reading among communities.


NDIWENI WARD ACTIVITIES
D) Education;

                 Adult literacy
                         i. Establish adult literacy points in all villages
                        ii. Identify literate people that can be trained as tutors.
                       iii. Conscientiae community on the importance of education.
                       iv. Enrol willing community members.
                 Infant education
                    i. Construction of 4 infant schools for each village;
                   ii. Mobilization of resources;
                  iii. Construction of village infant school ;
                  iv. Hiring qualified tutors.


NYELE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1. To construct and operationalism Mzwanyana           Secondary School.


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Activities.

         Training of village development committee and school development committee including social services cadres.
         To mobilize the community to participate in the construction of the school by providing labour, brick moulding and cash
         Surveying and borehole drilling at the school site.
         Rehabilitation of the silted Mzwanyana dam which can also service the secondary school.
         Construction of a road leading to the school from Plumtree-Ndolwane main road
         Establish a library at Mzwanyana Secondary to cater for the school leavers.
         Refurbish and strengthen primary schools to feed the secondary school.
         Profile youths in ward
         Conduct career guidance workshop for out of school youths.
         Identify youth that can be enrolled in vocational and tertiary institutions
         Dialogue with tertiary institutions like Hlekwini, Polytech, Lupane university Esigodini agricultural college.


Strategy 2: To ensure that every child of school going age attends school.

Activities

         Profile the information for the dropouts at schools
         Carry out needs assessment on school dropouts
         Conscietise communities on importance of education and school activities at village and ward level.
         Hold quiz shows, debates, drama, poetry, and music in ward and schools
          Hold fundraising galas at ward level or at village level to support school fees payment, filling of first aid school kits, sports uniforms and
          stationery acquisition.
         Establish Jatropha plantations, herbal nurseries, orchards and vegetable gardens for income generation towards O.V.C.
         Train monitoring and evaluation cadres on follow up systems.
         Facilitating the continuity of school fees payment to secondary
         Strengthening O.V.C programme committees in schools to bridge the gap between the school and the community.



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Strategy 5: To reduce illiteracy levels in the ward.

Activities

         Profile the literacy level at ward level
         Organise the literacy group into study groups
         Engage teachers for study groups through liaising with local primary schools
         Facilitate reading and writing competitions among study groups
         Engage SDMP to introduce study cycles and increase the culture of reading among communities.




VULINDLELA ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY –1 to improve the quality and access to education through construction of a secondary school in the ward.

           Activities
           Train social servicer’s cadres to work with School Development Committee to lobby for the completion of Nlongwe secondary
            school.
           Organization of working groups in building the school.
           Sourcing materials e.g. building materials.
           Lobby Ministry of Education to assist in the construction of the secondary.
           Register and operationalise the school
           Introduction of book and furniture levy for quality of education.
           Integrate all school planning sessions in community plans.
           Electrify all teachers’ cottages to retain teachers.


HUWANA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES


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STRATEGY 1: To complete & operationalism Ntambana primary school

Activities

          Revival of SDC through training
          Conscientiae the community about the importance of education
          Mobilize them to attend all school meetings and participate in all activities.
          Lobby board members to release campfire funds for the construction of Ntambana.
          Consult Ministry of education for teachers.
          Levy parents to raise furniture and textbook funds.


STRATEGY 2: To improve literacy levels in the ward.

Activities.

           Conscientiae community on the importance of education.
           Educate the community about the importance of study groups
           Construct one block in each primary school to be used by students of adult literacy.
           Mobilise school leavers / drop outs for the study group
           Consult DEO& Ministry of education for teachers
           Train at least there members per village who can be used as study group teachers.
           Engage SDMP to introduce study cycles to inculcate the culture of reading.
           Train youth on computers & leadership
           Establish information centres in each village and one at the ward centre.
           Organize look &learn tours to other advanced areas.




DOMBODEMA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
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Strategy1: To improve the level of literacy and pass rates

Activities

Sensitization of community on education and literacy

Electrify all teacher s cottages.

Install water sources in the school and construct water harvesters for each cottage.

Construct additional staff cottages so that teachers don’t share houses.

Eliminate hot sitting by constructing additional classrooms in each of the primary schools.

Introduce a book and desk levy in each of the schools to ensure adequate learning material.

Liaise with ministry of education to introduce adult literacy classes in each of the primary schools

Strategy 2: To increase levels literacy amongst youths and adults.

Activities

Mobilise communities into formation of study groups per village.

Identify capable people to be trained as adult literacy tutors.

Liaise with ministry of education to register study groups operating in each of the primary schools.

Invite SDMP to introduce study cycles in each village with a bias in agriculture.

Certificate excelling candidates and register with agricultural colleges and institutions of higher learning.

      GWAMBE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

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STRATEGIES
              TO HAVE ANOTHER SCHOOL
              INTRODUCTION OF TERTIARY EDUCATION
              INTRODUCTION OF UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
ACTIVITIES
                Talking to the community
                Contribution of money [fund raising]
                Getting a school plan
                Buying building materials
                Hiring builders [ qualified ]
                Building a school
                Hiring qualified teachers
                Buying educational equip / facilities
                Organizing school library
                Registration of school students
                Campaigning for school courses


      HUWANA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
STRATEGY 1: To complete & operationalism Ntambana primary school

Activities

         Mobilize the community about the importance of study groups
         Construct one block in each primary school
         Mobiles school leavers / drop outs for the study group
         Consult DEO& Ministry of education for teachers
         Encourage adult literacy to study cycle’s sdamp
         To establish study groups
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         Lobby teachers
         Revival of SDC through training
         Mobilise the community about the importance of education
         Mobilize them to attend all school meetings participate in all activities
         Train youth on computers & leadership
         Organize look &learn in to other advanced world


GOAL 4: To enhance youth advancement

STRATEGY 1: To improve recreational facilities for youth

Activities

       Establish of youth groups
       Organize youth into comities by traditional leaders
       Practice freedom of speech on youth
       Mobilize the youth to participate in the agenda of the meeting
       Practice short meetings for the sack of youth
       Encourage youth to attend meetings consult tradition leaders a field to use as a sport ground
       Ask the donation of balls from the community
       Training of coaches and the team
       Mobilize youth to join the teams & the importance of games
      Promote the playing standard



      MADLAMBUDZI WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: Refurbishment of schools and teachers cottages


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Activities

     Infrastructure cadres evaluate the damage on schools in the ward and come up with a quotation
     Mobilise community to fund the quotation through campfire project and natural resource cadres
     Engage builders ;carpenter from the ward through the business development cadres
     Conscietise the community on the importance of maintaining schools infrastructure in ward.


Strategy 2: To increase and maintain furniture in the schools.

Activities

     Strengthen and fill gaps in School Development Committees.
     Revive the school gardening projects that should finance the furniture acquisition and maintenance.
     Acquire seeds for vegetable and fruits.
     Demarcate gardens where there are now
     Establish through agriculture cadres the teams
     Train that team in projects management.
     Erect stalls for school produce.
     Mobilize youths to form carpentry clubs
     Send youths for training at Hlekwini.
     Contract youth to produce furniture for schools and maintain existing one.
      Establish plantations indigenous and exotic trees used in furniture making
     Mobilise Traditional leaders through the Natural Resource to protect and support tree growing.
     Identify and peg plantation sites.
     Use the abundant Mopani tree poles to fence off plantations
     Extract and plant indigenous tree seeds.
     Acquire exotic tree seeds
     At harvest engage local carpenters to manufacture furniture


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Strategy3: To ensure all school going children attend school

Activities

     Mobilise and create awareness on the importance of education
     Establish pre-schools in each village.
     Target O.V.Cs through social services cadres and support then through facilities such as BEAM.
     Establish vegetable and fruit gardens in schools to support O.V.Cs
     Train O.V.Cs on the up keep and running of the fruit and vegetable gardens.
     Erect stalls for O.V.Cs commodities

Strategy: 5 to promote access to clean water by teachers and school pupils.

Activities

         Engage a technology partner to abstract water from Thekwane River to Madlambudzi business centre and subsequently to schools.
         Survey water points in Thekwane River through Natural resources.
          Mobilize community on sand abstraction.
         Infrastructure and Finance cadres come up with quotation for project materials
         Acquire material for project


MALANSWAZI WARD ACTIVITIES

GOAL 5: TO RAISE QUALITY OF EDUCATION STANDARDS

STRATEGY 1: ENSURE SCHOOLS HAVE ADEQUATE TEXTBOOKS AND TEACHING/LEARNING AIDS

ACTIVITIES:

      1. Train traditional leaders in understanding essence of introducing textbooks

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      Introduce textbooks & equipment levies in schools Malopa Pry , Malalume Sec,Malalume pry, Mafeha Pry and Nswazwi Pry
      2.
      Audit schools textbooks inventories ad equally and shortfalls in lesion with Ministry of Education
      3.
      Organize Fundraising Functions (sports ,fetes etc) to augment levies for at least 2/village
      4.
      Procure short falling textbooks and relevant charts and maps
      5.
      Train 2 youths/village
      6.
      Train 5 school livers in computer courses to assume role of totters in each of ward schools
      7.
      Appeal for donations of at least 5 computers /school 1 laptop / school (5) for internet access, and 1 generator /school (5) power for
      8.
      running computers
   9. Introduce computer lessons in all 5 schools
STRATEGY 2: TO ENSURE ADEQUATE FURNITURE IN SCHOOLS

      ACTIVITIES:

           1. Introduce a pupil desk levy in 5 schools
           2. Train 4 youths /village in metal & carpentry and source tool kits for furniture maintainers
           3. Audit school furniture inventories

MATJINGE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy I: To improve infrastructural development in the schools

Activities

          Completion of two class room blocks of Ngwana primary school
          Roofing of a class room block at Sinotsi primary school
          Completion of a pre- school block at Ngwana
          Construction of pre-schools at Sinotsi and Gambo Village
          Mobilising the community to provide labour on
              - Moulding bricks
              - Gathering of local available resources


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         Furniture for two class room blocks in Ngwana and Sinotsi
             - Conduct fund raising events
             - Organise community fund raising events


Strategy 2: Increasing literacy levels within the ward

Activities

         Organise communities into study circles
         Run adult literacy level
         Identify and train facilitators (2 per village)
         Literacy programmes


NDOLWANE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

Strategy 1: to improve infrastructure in Schools

Activities
     Constructing pre- schools in all villages in the ward
     Furnishing pre- school
     Completing class room block at Mabhulane and Hungwa
     Furnishing the classrooms
     Renovating class room block at Zuzaphi school and Ndolwane primary school
     Repairing doors in all schools in the ward
     Building an additional class room block in Ndolwane primary school
     Increasing number of toilets in Ndolwane and Zuzaphi School
     Constructing toilets for Mabhulane and Hungwa schools
     Constructing teachers cottage for Mabhulane and Hungwa school


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         Repairing of fences at Ndolwane primary, Zuzaphi primary and Siyaphambili secondary
          Fencing of Mabhulane and Hungwa school
         Drilling boreholes for all schools in the ward
         Equipping Siyaphambili school laboratory
         Introducing library in all schools in the ward

Strategy 2: To improve access to learning material.

Activities

         Collecting information on text books needed e.g. title, total, form, grade and subject
         Working out pupil book ratio per school
         Calculating number of books needed
         Making quotations
         Introducing a textbook levy in the schools.
         Enlisting the help of donors e.g. UNICEF to donate books
         Buying text books
         Forming committees on book distribution
         Recovering lost books from culprits


Strategy 3: To incentivize teachers in our schools for retention purposes.
Activities

         Improve teacher’s cottages by electrifying all schools.
         Increase number of teacher’s cottages so as to reduce on sharing of houses.
         Improve the water situation in all schools to lead to piped water system.
         Train school development committees to be able to advocate for the good welfare of teachers.
         Liaising with the ministry of education on teachers needed.
         Setting community curriculum development committee.

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         Motivating local people trained as teachers to teach in our schools

Strategy 4: To improve communication system

Activities

         Educate the community on the importance of communication
         Building communication and information centres
         Introducing Information and communication technology (ITC)
         Train at least seven knowledge workers in ITC
         Local cell phone Operators to put up boosters so that people can use local cell phones
         Resuscitation of the telecommunication system by re- applying to tell one
         Putting in place a committee responsible for overseeing telephone lines
         Maintaining roads that are already existence by closing potholes
         Constructing access roads in the ward
         Applying for electrification of the ward to ZESA
         Electrify schools Business centres hospitals and homes

NORWOOD WARD STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1 Improve early childhood learning.

ACTIVITIES

Construct one preschool centre.

Mobilize community members to train as preschool teachers.

Train the school development committee to equip and furnish the preschool.

Enrol preschool children at a fee.

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STRATEGY 2 To improve and maintain school infrastructure

ACTIVITIES

      Train the school development committee in developing inventories for school infrastructure.

      Train infrastructure cadres to develop a maintenance plan.

      Mobilize communities to create a book levy and furniture levy.

      Buying of learning materials.

      Buying of furniture.

      Repairing of existing infrastructure.

STRATEGY 3 To strengthen adult education.

ACTIVITIES

Conscientiae on the importance of education.

Identify 4 community members to train as adult literacy tutors.

Carry out a survey of all youths that do not have full olevel subjects.

Organise youths into study groups.

Liaise with Ministry of Education to assist with teachers.

Hold incetivising recognition events for excelling youths and adults.



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SOMNENE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: To increase youths ‘vocational skills especially in Agriculture.

Activities

         Profile youths in ward
         Conduct career guidance workshop for out of school youths.
         Identify youth that can be enrolled in vocational and tertiary institutions
         Dialogue with tertiary institutions like Hlekwini, Polytechnic, Lupane university Esigodini agricultural college.
         Conscientiae the community to establish an agricultural college at Somnene centre.

Strategy 2: To ensure that every child of school going age attends school.

Activities

         Profile the information for the dropouts at schools
         Carry out needs assessment on school dropouts
         Conscietise communities on importance of education and school activities at village and ward level.
         Hold quiz shows, debates, drama, poetry, and music in ward and schools
          Hold fundraising galas at ward level or at village level to support school fees payment, filling of first aid school kits, sports uniforms and
          stationery acquisition.
         Collection of marula to generate income in schools
         Establish Jatropha plantations, herbal nurseries, orchards and vegetable gardens for income generation towards O.V.C.
         Train monitoring and evaluation cadres on follow up systems.
         Facilitating the continuity of school fees payment to secondary
         Strengthening O.V.C programme committees in schools to bridge the gap between the school and the community.

Strategy 5: To reduce illiteracy levels in the ward.

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          Activities

         Profile the literacy level at ward level
         Organise the literacy group into study groups
         Engage teachers for study groups through liaising with local primary schools
         Facilitate reading and writing competitions among study groups
         Engage SDMP to introduce study cycles and increase the culture of reading among communities.




TSHANKWA WARD AACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
STRATEGY 1 To increase awareness on the importance of education.
Activities
 Carrying out education awareness campaigns through concerts, dramas and incentive programmes.
Engaging SDAMP to introduce study cycles to encourage community reading.
Introduce study groups in all primary schools.
Encourage youths and elders to enroll in these study groups.
Identify one person per village to go for training as adult literacy tutors.


STRATEGY 2 To ensure adequate staffing and learning material in schools.

Activities
Train all community leaders to realize that they have a responsibility to improve educational standards.
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Train traditional leaders to formulate by laws that would force every school going age child to be in school.
Train all School Development Committees in the management of schools.
Train infrastructure cadres to supervise on the maintenance of buildings and furniture in schools.
Electrify all teachers’ cottages.
Provide piped water in the teacher’s cottages.
Computerize teaching in most of the schools in the ward.
Introducing book levy in all the schools.
Introduce furniture levy in all the schools .
Form youth carpentry clubs that would be trained in carpentry to be able to repair furniture.
Send about 5 youth a year to Hlekwini for training in carpentry
STRATEGY 3 To construct a classroom block at Tshankwa Primary school for agriculture lessons.
Activities
The SDC to liaise with Ministry of Education concerning the construction of classroom block for the purpose.
Mobilize communities to contribute and fund raise for the construction of the classroom block.
Conscientise the community about the importance of agriculture.
Encourage youths to enroll for this basic course.
Liaise with Ministry of education to source teachers for agriculture teachers.


VULINDLELA WARD ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY –1 to improve the quality and access to education through construction of a secondary school in the ward.


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        Activities
        Train social servicer’s cadres to work with School Development Committee to lobby for the completion of Nlongwe secondary
         school.
        Organization of working groups in building the school.
        Sourcing materials e.g. building materials.
        Lobby Ministry of Education to assist in the construction of the secondary.
        Register and operationalise the school
        Introduction of book and furniture levy for quality of education.
        Integrate all school planning sessions in community plans.
        Electrify all teachers’ cottages to retain teachers.


                                                WARD(s)
GOAL (5): To improve transport network and      ALL
rural electrification

DOMBOLEFU WARD: STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
STRATEGY 1: To construct& operationalism 5 village and 1 ward information centres

Activities

- Community mobilization

- Community contributions in the form of cash

- Moulding bricks

- Siting and pegging of stands



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- Bush clearing

- Collection of quarry, pit sand, river sand & water

- Fencing of stands

- Constructing of information centres

- Furnishing & equipping information centres

- Training 6 knowledge workers and 5 infrastructure cadres

MAKHULELA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

Goal 4: To improve infrastructure in the ward

Strategy 1: Improvement of infrastructures

Activities

Use of funds for campfire and appeal for NGOs

         Rehabilitation of roads to lure more transport operators for efficient and cheaper transport system
         Rehabilitation of telephone lines which are linked to schools and health centres for better and easy communication
         Rehabilitation of dip tanks as a step to reduce domestic animal diseases
         Rehabilitation of building ( pre , primary and secondary schools) as some of the roofing , windows and doors that are broken
         Rehabilitation of water canals and tanks in Mabhongani Wildlife camp to provide water for wild animals
         Reconstruction of Mabhongani wildlife camp fence to keep the animals within the enclosure and also protect crops from these wild
          animals and protect people in some of the dangerous animals


NYELE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

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Strategy 1: to revive and strengthen telecommunication.

Activity

          Mobilize the community to participate in sourcing new parts to repair and replace the vandalized telephone lines.
         Traditional leaders to formulate bylaws that would have stiff penalties on vandalises.
          Train infrastructure cadres to secure communication installations in conjunction with neighbourhood watch members and
          the police.
         To establish cell phone charging places.

Strategy 2. Electrification of business centres and homes.

Activity

                  Mobilize community members to contribute towards rural electrification program.
                 Establish welding and spray painting shops.
                 Fitting of boreholes and dams with electric water pumps for irrigating.
                 To source and fit electric art and craft machinery at business centres.
                 Establish domestic electrical appliances shops.

STRATEGY 2: To improve existing road & telecommunication network

Activities

- Closing of pot holes

- Bush clearing

- Gulley reclamation

- Lobbying econet, net one& telecel towards establishment of boosters


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STRATEGY 3: To promote rural electrification

Activities

- Community contributions towards electrification funds

- Lobbying ZESA for connecting of electricity

- Bush clearing



BAMBADZI WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 2: Infrastructural development

Activities

Identifying more places for setting business units especially development of village business centres.

Liaising with local authority on proper pegging and construction.

Liaise with ZESA to introduce the Rural Electrification Programme.

Rehabilitation of a dam in Bambadzi village.

Construction of two dams in two other villages.

Construction of community hall for community functions.

Strategy 3: Communication and technology

Activities

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Establishment and equipping of information centres per village.

Training 1 knowledge worker 1 village administrator per village on communication skills.

Establishment of one ward information centre with computers

Advocating the introduction of computer lessons.

Training of youth on website development to link ward with outside markets.

Development of a local newsletter.

Training of youth on information centre management.

Levying communities on money to renumerate youth information managers

FIGTREE WARD ACTIVITIE AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1 To increase and improve road net works

Activities

Identification of roads that need to be improved.

Training of infrastructure cadres by engineers.

Pegging and cutting down of trees

Digging out stumps

Filling pot holes and galleys

Up grading bridges

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Collecting stones, river – pit sand by the villagers

Construction of bridges by builders and engineers RDC.

Strategy 2 To enhance rural electrification

Activities

Compiling of quotation [infrastructure chair person to this job] from ZESA

Budget compiling by infrastructure cadres

Each house holds to be levied for the installation of electricity

Pay ZESA and install electricity



MATJINGE WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
Strategy 1: To improve road networks

Activities
         Identification of roads that need to be improved
         Training of infrastructure cadres engineers
         Filling pot holes and gullies
         Collecting stones, river sand and pit sand by the villagers

Strategy 2: To enhance rural electrification

Activities


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          Compiling of quotation from ZESA (infrastructure cadres)
          Budget compiling by infrastructure cadres
          Each household to be levied for the installation of electricity
          Pay ZESA and install electricity


                                                   WARD(s)
GOAL (6): To create a conducive                    ALL
environment to support business
development.

HINGWE WARD: STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES
Strategy 1: Upgrading of the existing roads network in the ward

Activities
       Mobilizing the community on upgrading the roads
       Clearing of trees along the roads namely :
                   Layedza road
                   Hingwe Gotshombo, via Gwembudzi road to the main road to Malopa
                   Hangariya Banabas Road and Mangubo to Gotshombo road
       Filing potholes and water ways along the roads
       Lobbing for assistance on graveling and grading of roads, from DDF

      Strategy 2; Construction of bridges across Maitengwe, Tshibabe and Homola River

      Activities

          Mobilizing the community on bridges constructions

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      Lobbing for professional surveys to survey bridge sites in Maitengwe, Homola and Tshibabe
      Collecting of local available materials e.g. stones
      Sourcing funds to purchase constructing materials
      Seeking professional advice on bridge constructions
      Engage constructors

 Strategy 3; to improve communication system

      Activities
          Mobilizing the community on communicating system installation
          Lobbing for installation of power line from Masendu to Hingwe
          Lobbing for landline and mobile phone installation

      Strategy 4: To construct storage facilities

      Activities

          Re-organizing the construction of the existing warehouse project
          Sourcing funds to buy additional cement
          Moulding of more bricks
          Engaging builders to construct

      Strategy 5; Galley reclamation at Hingwe centre

      Activities
          Training of community in land rehabilitation
          Procurement of resources e.g. collecting stones euphorbia aloe grasses
          Construction of dead level contours
          Planting of above mentioned plants
          Construction of gabions

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              Stone pig netting

Strategy 5. To strengthen community leadership to be responsive to development issues.

Activities

Train traditional leaders on their roles and responsibilities.

Train all leaders in governing statutes.

Train all cadres in their roles and responsibilities.

Train all leaders on the concept of Total Transformational leadership.

Train all women representatives in the VIDCO in women related issues, gender based violence and women economic empowerment.

MASENDU WARD STRATEGY AND ACTIVITIES
      Strategy 1: Improve roads and communication infrastructure

      Activities

                Train infrastructure cadres in road maintenance and advocacy skills
                Train traditional leaders in advocacy skills
                Advocate for improved roads from Bulilima Mangwe RDC and DDF
                Advocate for a tarred road linking Masendu business centre and Plumtree.
                Advocate for the telecommunication services at Masendu
                Harness water from Nyamandlovu aquifer to support agricultural, industrial and domestic water supplies.
                Advocate for the revival of Temateme Dam.
                Advocate for the electrification of the rest of the ward.
Strategy 2: Improve the policy environment


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      Activities

         Identification of restrictive bye-laws and other policies and advocate for their reform.
         Advocate for service institution (including NGOs) to be responsive to the needs of the business community.
         Train Masendu Bhalule to draw up conditions for the establishment of businesses.
         Support the construction of the infrastructure to support the development of a town.
         Educate the locals based in South Africa to establish themselves locally in terms of businesses.

Strategy 3: Development of a community information management system

Activities

         Identification and training of Knowledge workers attached to each village head.
         Strengthening and full equipping of the village information centres.
         Acquisition of bicycles to make knowledge workers mobile.
         Development of a community newsletter.


MALANSWAZI WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES

STRATEGY: 1: STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP TO CREATE A CONDUCIVE BUSSINESS ENVIRONMENT




ACTIVITIES:

      1. Train traditional leaders in leadership skills , roles ,responsibilities drafting and by- laws (year 1)

      2. Train business cadres in leadership skills and policy formulation (year 2)

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      3. Drafting of by-laws to be enforced by traditional leadership (year 1)

      4. Train Monitoring and Evaluation Cadres in monitoring and evaluation skills (including) roles and responsibilities (year 1).

      5. Train community leaders to engage the constituency leaders like Senators and Members of Parliament to lobby for tarring of the main
         road from Plumtree.

      6. Organize look and learn tours for leadership (year 2)

STRATEGY: 2: STRENGTHEN RURAL FINANCE SYSTEMS

ACTIVITIES:

      1. Train village and ward finance cadres in finance management and rural banking skills (year 1)

      2. Establish village banks with a central ward bank affiliated to a commercial banking house and duly registered (year 2)

      3. Capitalize ward banking (year 2)

      4. Train 14 youths to staff the banking system duly equipped with investment skills (year 1)

      5. Partner with an audit house (institution) for execution of regular (quarterly) audits

STATEGY: 3: IMPROVE RADIO, TELE AND GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY

ACTIVITIES:

      1. Lobby for improved radio – reception @ with ZBC-TV

      2. Lobby telone for revival of tele-services

      3. Approach cell networks and lobby for network coverage


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      4. Establish an information centre that will act as a data bank with global connectivity and accessible to the community

      5. Ensure all ward and village cadres are computer literate (70 in all)

      6. Equip Info-centre with computer(s), printer(s), photo copier and fax facilities with a generator for power

      7. Subscribe with print media

      8. Establish a local news letter with a view subsequently expand into a community radio station

      9. Train youth groups to help run the Info-centre remuneratively

      10. Train Information and youth development cadres in elementary journalism



STRATEGY: 4: IMPROVE ROAD NETWORK

ACTIVITIES:

      1. Organize into group of 20 each / village for remunerative road maintenance

      2. Filling potholes in parts of main roads running through the ward

      3. Clearing of main road verges in the ward

      4. Maintenance of existing access roads namely :
            i. Malalume centre to Mbanga dam
           ii. Malalume centre to Headman’s kraal
          iii. Malalume centre to village 4
          iv. Madafule to Gwembudzi
           v. Madafule to Mkenye

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            vi.   Mpisi to Sidubi
           vii.   Malalume to Magaya
          viii.   Malopa centre to Malopa primary
            ix.   Main road to Mafeha primary
             x.   Main road to Nswazwi primary
            xi.   Mroka to Mbimbila

STRATEGY 5: ENSURE ACCESSIBILITY OF TRANSPORT

ACTIVITIES:

      1. Promote good relations with operating bus companies ( lobby for convenient time tables )
      2. Lobby for 2 minibus (commuter ) operators to Plumtree – Malalume route


                                                 WARD(s)
GOAL (7): To revive and strengthen culture       ALL

KHAME WARD: STRATEGIES AND ACTIVITIES

Strategies 1 To promote activities that would promote our culture.

Activities.
         Dialoguing with traditional leaders on how to revive culture.
         Encouraging people to know their culture
         Training of culture cadres
         Training of traditional leaders on how to organize culture
         Identify resource person and train them so that they can lead the community on culture activities
         Holding talk shows with the community on following and observing culture rules
         Promote the teaching of Kalanga in schools

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         Moulding of clay pot and carving of wooden articles
         Practicing of cultural dances and games
         Holding cultural festival once year


TSHANKWA WARD ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES
STRATEGY: To increase traditional leaders and community responsiveness to civic responsibilities.
Activities
Train traditional leaders on cultural practices that show the inclusiveness of every community member.
Train all village and clan secretaries to develop data bases on all vulnerable groups of the community.
Organize 7 talk shows, one per village to discuss on the importance of culture.
Train seven resource persons to train youths on culture, language, dress code, behavior, dances, games and singing.
Train community based counselors to assist the elderly and the youths.
Holding a cultural festival once a year.
 Youths to be taught on whom to approach for problems affecting them on cultural issues e.g. elderly people, grandfathers, grandmothers,
aunties and uncles.
Train all women representatives in the VIDCO on women empowerment and rights without clashing with




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