Lupane

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Lupane's Community is graduating

 In 2018, the community has transitioned from sponsorship to self-sufficiency and World Vision is no longer on site. Local people and organizations have been equipped to take over and lead the community's development - and that is something to celebrate!


With the help of your generous and loving support, life in Lupane has transformed. Children and families are much stronger now. The community has met its goals, and its members are working together to tackles new ones. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come.

The Lupane community is located in about 172 kilometres north of Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. There are three seasonal rivers in the area: the Lupane, the Gwampa, and the Bubi. Temperatures range from 7-20℃ in the cold season and 15-32℃ in the hot season. Rainfall is erratic, averaging 450-600mm per year, and the area is prone to droughts.

Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Lupane has improved. Children and families have grown stronger and are working together to overcome their challenges. Your support has opened doors that will have a lasting impact for years to come.
Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Lupane has improved. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come. Let’s celebrate these accomplishments!  

Child Protection
  • 3 children survivors of abuse received support to help them cope with trauma and recover
Education
  • 1 school was renovated to create a safer and stimulating learning environment for students
Health
  • 102 health workers were trained to provide quality health services, especially for women and children
WASH
  • 1 new water source is providing access to safe water, protecting children against waterborne diseases
  • 10 new latrines are granting families better access to sanitation and helping to protect children from illness
*Results achieved from October 2017 to September 2018

Explore Lupane

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

The needs in Lupane

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Lupane has completed Phase 3 in 2018

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!