Lupane

The needs in Lupane

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!  
 
  • 35 children received birth certificates, ensuring their access to basic rights and services like health and schooling
  • 1,231 children and youth are improving their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities like clubs and camps
  • 36 clubs are in place for children and youth to improve their learning through tutoring and extracurricular activities
  • 93 teachers and volunteers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
  • 155 parents and caregivers learned how to provide proper nutrition to their children and protect them from diseases
  • 368 malnourished children were enrolled in nutritional programs and monitored to ensure they are growing healthy
  • 24 health workers and volunteers were trained to provide quality health services, especially for women and children                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Explore Lupane

current conditions

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

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!