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Saskia in Zimbabwe

Family expansion

I got the hang of it! I can communicate in some Shona now and that makes life way easier. When children happily shout murungu* at me, I surprise them with Seke mutema!*. I feel fortunate: I can make someone’s day by just saying ‘hi’ and I can even deprive them of...

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Identity and crisis

Buying money With a friend I plan to go to Harare. We own 1 buck, so first we visit some acquaintances to buy money from them: we receive 2 dollar and will pay them 3 dollar back later. There is a cash crisis in Zimbabwe: people are queuing for hours to get a little...

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On my way with the King of Kings

For breakfast I stroll to the mango tree in front of my house. With a stone I knock off a ripe mango off the tree.  I don’t bother peeling the mango anymore, the locals taught me this. I think I will extend my stay in Zimbabwe to be able to enjoy the avocados and...

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1 month ago

Day by day our new learning center at IMBA🇿🇼 is getting more shape. Our future plans for this building: a library, a small scale computer training school and work spaces for sewing and ... See more

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1 year ago

Preps with our sports coaches @IMBA Zimbabwe for the very first edition of the Family Sports Day!! Organized by this great team and volunteer Dutchie Manon Scholten. See you this Saturdaty at IMBA, ... See more

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1 year ago

Shoes polished, uniforms ironed, bags way too heavily packed with books.. Ready for school!

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1 year ago

Mariam and Shakira are participants in our Family Strengthening Programme in Malawi. With Project Coordinator Enid Mauluka they are discussing the possibilities to increase their peanut butter ... See more

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1 year ago

Just got to love this heart-warming project that we run in Seke Rural with Gogo Olive. These ladies knit the cutest animals and so earn a good living to sustain themselves and their kids!

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1 year ago

Oyster mushrooms ready for the market! Our beautiful huts contain 250 bags of a metre long. We weigh and package them at IMBA and sell them per 200 grams for $0.60.

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IMBA International

Marijke Acket

Director

Marijke@imbainternational.com

IMBA Zimbabwe

John Mutumburanzou

Director

John@imbazimbabwe.com

IMBA Malawi

Enid Maluka

Project Coordinator

Enid@imbamalawi.com

IMBA Netherlands 

Job van der Zon

Chairman

Voorzitter@imbanederland.com