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11/01/2024

January 15 is the deadline for Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program! Is your application in yet?

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe is calling for applications for the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program.

The SSH Program awards grants to registered non-governmental, non-profit, community-based organizations to implement short-term (12-month), small-scale (between $8,000 and $15,000) development projects that include significant community involvement.

Priority consideration is given to income generating projects that improve basic economic or social conditions at the village level.

For more information, visit https://zw.usembassy.gov/call-for-proposals-ambassadors-special-self-help-ssh-program-ssh-fund-2024/

Deadline: January 15, 2024.

11/01/2024

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10/01/2024

Reminder: 2 days to go before deadline!

Call for Proposals: Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

Zimbabwe has an incredible heritage with important cultural sites, collections and practices. The U.S. Government has a special program, the Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), to protect unique culture for generations to come. The AFCP Grants Program supports the preservation of archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts.

If you have an idea of a preservation project, please follow the instructions at the link and submit a concept note by January 12.

https://zw.usembassy.gov/embassy-grant-opportunities/

09/01/2024

Vacancy Announcement: Public Health Administration Management Assistant (CDC Zimbabwe)

The CDC Zimbabwe seeks an eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Administration Management Assistant (FSN 7).

Under the supervision of the Public Health Administration Specialist, the incumbent serves as a Program Management Assistant (PMA) for CDC Zimbabwe. The position provides administrative support to a branch (the Strategic Information, HIV Services or Laboratory Services) for branch staff travel management, routine/ad hoc branch meetings scheduling and meeting records taking, implementing partners (IPs) meetings, conference room booking and visitor access clearance.

For the complete Announcement and Application Submission:

please visit
https://zw.usembassy.gov/jobs/

or visit the ERA site:
https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/zwe/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

09/01/2024

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08/01/2024

Tambudzai Matekenya from Guruve district, works as a Community Care Worker, transforming the lives of orphans and vulnerable children. He is one of the critical volunteers who helped us support orphans and vulnerable children still in school with HIV prevention, care, and treatment services; education support; psychosocial services; and economic strengthening.

“I have a passion for working with children and I started volunteering when I was still in High School... I worked with children living and affected with HIV, survivors of abuse, orphans, and child-headed families offering various services."

Photo credit: Tariro Mhute/ Catholic Relief Services

08/01/2024

The U.S. Government, through USAID Zimbabwe and Feed the Future, teaches smallholder farmers about the importance of washing their hands with soap at four critical times: after defecating and changing diapers and before cooking and eating to prevent diarrheal diseases like . However, many farmers do not use soap because the retail cost of soap is unaffordable for most people.

To address this issue, USAID Zimbabwe trains farmers on how to make soap. Homemade liquid soap costs $0.60 per liter compared to the average cost of commercial soap at $3.33 per liter. Farmers can also generate selling their soap products at prices lower than charged by retail shops.

05/01/2024

Vacancy: Strategic Content Coordination Assistant (Community Manager)

The U.S. Embassy Zimbabwe seeks eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Strategic Content Coordination Assistant (Community Manager) (FSN-09).

OPEN TO: All Interested Applicants/All Sources
CLOSING DATE: January 15, 2024

For the complete vacancy announcement and application submission please visit the ERA site: https://erajobs.state.gov/.../vacancy.../searchVacancies.hms or www.zw.usembassy.gov/jobs/

05/01/2024

Shaina is now on Netflix Africa!

As part of a media initiative to empower adolescent girls and young women in Sub-Saharan Africa, USAID Zimbabwe funded the production of the feature-length film, Shaina.

Shaina brings together the best of Zimbabwe’s known talent, including Jesesi Mungoshi, Leroy Gopal Edmore Sandifolo, Marian Kunonga, and Charmaine Mujeri, alongside a host of refreshing young Zimbabwean actors.

Shania tells an evocative story of a group of friends who encounter life-changing obstacles that mirror the day-to-day challenges faced by many adolescent girls and young women in Zimbabwe. When the sole guardian of Shaina dies, a series of life-altering events are set in motion that force her to find strength to secure her future.

Through Shaina, USAID Zimbabwe seeks to reach over a million Zimbabweans with life-saving health messages on key issues such as poverty, , maternal and child health, gender-based violence, , and .

Have a beautiful Shaina Friday!

04/01/2024

Are you a job seeker looking to improve your candidacy? Or maybe you are a business owner looking to develop an inclusive and accessible workplace?

from the explore these topics and more!

Visit: www.yali.state.gov/professionals

03/01/2024

The Zimbabwe Emerging Faculty Development Program (ZEFDP) helps Zimbabwean lecturers strengthen their leadership, research methodology, grant management, and commercialization skills. Sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe, the ZEFDP featured training and mentorship in the interest of advancing the country’s higher education capacity.

A cohort of nine Zimbabwean mid-career higher professionals spent six weeks at the University at Buffalo to network and participate in workshops focused on the theme areas of biomedical research, pharmacy, university administration, public health, and sustainable development.

Harare Institute of Technology microbiologist, Winnie Chipato was part of this year’s ZEFDP cohort. "Meeting high profile academia at the university was inspirational and eye-opening. I hope to share the professional skills I gained with others in my academic sector".

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02/01/2024

"My name is Rufaro Chimwenje. I am 21-year-old lady based in Chitungwiza. Before I met Teen Rescue Mission, I was sitting at home with no stable income and no way to help my parents. With the support from the U.S. Embassy Ambassador’s Special Self Help, I was trained in cutting designs and sewing outfits. They also provided us with the sewing machines. One of our greatest achievements was when our designs were appreciated by Master Quality Health Services based in Leeds UK and they managed to order eight scrubs for their company."

Teen Rescue Mission implemented a U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self Help funded project in 2023. They trained 200 youths in poultry production, detergent manufacture, floor polish manufacture, catering and tailoring. The organization plays a pivotal role in the fight against abuse and early teenage marriages through economic of in Chitungwiza.

Interested in funding for your community development project? Apply for the Ambassador's Special Self Help Fund today.

Visit: https://zw.usembassy.gov/call-for-proposals-ambassadors-special-self-help-ssh-program-ssh-fund-2024/

Deadline: January 15, 2024.

01/01/2024

You have eight more days to go!

Interested in professional mentorship and exchange? Join the TechWomen network of more than 1,100 women professionals in STEM. Submit your Emerging Leader application by January 10, 2024: http://bit.ly/techwomen2024

01/01/2024

Cyclone Idai devastated communities in district in 2019, destroying people's homes and livelihoods, including their toilets.

Many communities were forced to relocate and start over. Since the cyclone, the U.S. Government, through USAID Zimbabwe support and implemented by Action Contre la Faim - Zimbabwe, began water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions to prevent waterborne diseases such as .

At the Runyararo resettlement area, USAID helped construct 150 Blair Ventilated Improved Pit Latrines and facilitated sanitation, health, & hygiene training sessions educating the affected communities about the dangers of open defecation.

31/12/2023

Happy Year to the people of Zimbabwe! We remain dedicated to fostering meaningful connections and between Americans and Zimbabweans.

29/12/2023

Vacancy: Strategic Content Coordination Assistant (Community Manager)

The U.S. Embassy Zimbabwe seeks eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Strategic Content Coordination Assistant (Community Manager) (FSN-09).

OPEN TO: All Interested Applicants/All Sources

CLOSING DATE: January 15, 2024

For the complete vacancy announcement and application submission please visit the ERA site: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/zwe/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms or www.zw.usembassy.gov/jobs/

29/12/2023

Reminder - get your application in by January 15!

Call for Proposals: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program.

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe is calling for applications for the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program.

The SSH Program awards to registered non-governmental, non-profit, community-based organizations to implement short-term (12-month), small-scale (between $8,000 and $15,000) projects that include significant community involvement. Priority consideration is given to income generating projects that improve basic economic or social conditions at the village level.

For more information, visit https://zw.usembassy.gov/call-for-proposals-ambassadors-special-self-help-ssh-program-ssh-fund-2024/

Deadline: January 15, 2024.

2024 GIST Business Incubation | GIST Network 28/12/2023

🌎 APPLY FOR U.S. BUSINESS INCUBATION TODAY! 🌎
Applications are opening for this exciting opportunity to your venture in the United States at world-leading venture institutions in this exclusive incubation residency, with a special opportunity to interface directly with U.S. leadership in Washington DC! A U.S. Department of State initiative, GIST Net's brings together international science and innovators and American businesses to increase cross-market access and to create opportunities for collaboration. While in residence at an American incubator, entrepreneurs have opportunities to make connections with the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and build business relationships for potential partners and investors.

The program accepts applicants from Zimbabwe but don’t wait to apply! Only a few will make the cut… Will your venture be one of them? Applications are open at https://www.gistnetwork.org/activity/2023-gist-business-incubation

Deadline: February 28, 2024

2024 GIST Business Incubation | GIST Network What is GIST Business Incubation? Who Should Participate?   science and technology startups130+ GIST eligiblefounder is18 - 40 years of age read the full eligibility requirements     Important Dates (All dates subject to change) Applications open 1 December, 2023 (early registration now open) App...

28/12/2023

"I am very proud to have been selected from thousands of applicants from all around the world for this life-changing experience", says Henrica Makulu, TechWomen alumna.

Henrica is a Microsoft Certified Data Scientist, and Business Intelligence Specialist Consultant. She is also a LinkedIn Learning Instructor, Technical Trainer, Mentor and Speaker. Henrica was a finalist in the Global Women in Tech 2022 Awards (Mentor of the year and Community Award).

If you are a woman working in and feel passionate about social impact, then the TechWomen may be the program for you.

Review eligibility requirements and apply by January 10, 2024. http://bit.ly/techwomen2024


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27/12/2023

Tis’ the season! The U.S. Marine Corps of the U.S. Embassy Zimbabwe shared some Christmas cheer with Harare Children's Home in support of Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has brought cheer to children in need globally since 1947.

27/12/2023

The U.S. Government through the CDC in supports The City of Harare Environmental Health Sampling Unit in modernizing its data collection from key points in the Harare piped network system and boreholes.

This is achieved through the use of a mobile phone application called mWater which is designed to support water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) initiatives. The mWater application enables The City of Harare to collect and share data on water quality monitoring and facilitate corrective actions that support response efforts.

27/12/2023

Call for Proposals: Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation program(AFCP)

Zimbabwe has an incredible heritage with important cultural sites, collections and practices. The U.S. government has a special program, the Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFC), to protect unique culture for generations to come.

The AFCP Grants Program supports the preservation of archaeological sites, historic buildings and monuments, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts. If you have an idea of a preservation project please follow the instructions at the link and submit a concept note by January 12.

Visit: https://zw.usembassy.gov/embassy-grant-opportunities/
Deadline: January 12, 2024.

25/12/2023

Happy Holidays Zimbabwe! We extend warm greetings to the people of Zimbabwe, our partners, and stakeholders.

At the U.S. Embassy, we remain committed to promoting meaningful people to people interactions between the U.S. and Zimbabweans. We value the strong partnerships we have built and the shared values that unite us.

May this holiday season bring you joy, peace, and a renewed hope. As we step into a Year, we look forward to continuing our work and strengthening existing connections.

From all of us at the U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe we wish you a happy holiday season and a Happy New Year!

Photos from TechWomen's post 22/12/2023
22/12/2023

TechWomen 2024 Call for Applications!

Interested in professional mentorship and exchange? Join the TechWomen network of more than 1,100 women professionals in . Submit your Emerging Leader application by January 10, 2024.

APPLY: http://bit.ly/techwomen2024
DEADLINE: January 10, 2024

21/12/2023

The U.S. commits to working with the people of to by 2030. The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is committed to ensuring the 1.3 million Zimbabweans living with get the care and treatment they need.

Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yAr5gLBHvc

21/12/2023

Call for Proposals: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program.

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe is calling for applications for the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program.

The SSH Program awards grants to registered non-governmental, non-profit, community-based organizations to implement short-term (12-month), small-scale (between $8,000 and $15,000) development projects that include significant community involvement. Priority consideration is given to income generating projects that improve basic economic or social conditions at the village level.

For more information, visit https://zw.usembassy.gov/call-for-proposals-ambassadors-special-self-help-ssh-program-ssh-fund-2024/

Deadline: January 15, 2024.

21/12/2023

Reminder: TechWomen 2024 Information Session

Join us for an Information Session to get tips on how to write a great application.

Date: Thursday December 21, 2023

Time: 10:00am-11:00am (CAT).

Link to the virtual meeting: https://meet.google.com/qiu-gmoe-dyg?hs=122&authuser=0

The Techwomen application closes on January 10, 2024. To learn more visit https://www.techwomen.org/

20/12/2023

Meet alumna, Moyo, creative director at Ntombi Moyo Film Company. She focuses on telling the Zimbabwean and story as authentically as possible while entertaining audiences and creating employment for artists. Ntombi mentors aspiring filmmakers on storytelling and the business of filmmaking. She is committed to leveling the industry playing field in Zimbabwe to encourage and prioritize female participation and behind the scenes.

20/12/2023

Between 2017 and 2022, 375 students received NCAA Division I and II Sports Scholarships to study in the United States. U.S. colleges and universities offer a variety of student-athlete grant opportunities. If you want to play and find you can visit these links to learn more:

National Collegiate Athletic Association - www.ncaa.org
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) - www.naia.org
National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) - www.njcaa.org
https://www.ncaa.org/sports/2021/2/8/student-athletes-future.aspx

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