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Orphanage Home

CountryZimbabwe
Long term type HelpAWG
Project themeNorth-South solidarity
Project language(s)English
Local language(s)English,Other
DurationMinimum 1 month up to 12 months.
Application infoThe volunteer will get a decision within 2 weeks upon receipt of application form.
Project descriptionThe orphanage is a safe house for abused and vulnerable children in Victoria Falls. The orphanage is open to volunteers from 0900am to 1700hrs each day. It currently shelters over 71 children between the ages 1 year 4 months to 17 years of age. A reasonable number of the children are HIV/AIDS orphans who lost their parents from HIV/AIDS, some were deserted by their parents dumped in bushes, toilets among other places. The centre also acts as a drop in centre were abused children are kept in good health and safety while investigations are pending by responsible authorities.
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