Development Aid from People to People in Zimbabwe (DAPP) handed over hospital and school equipment worth thousands of dollars to five schools and three clinics in Manicaland province at an event held at Kukwanisa Vocational Training Centre on the 3rd of November 2021.
The donated goods which include as electric hospital beds,crutches, and blankets, uniforms,Personal Protective Equipment, school desks, chairs among other essentials under the Recycling for Development initiative
Speaking at event as the guest of honor, Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs and Devolution Honorable, Nokuthula Matsikenyere commended DAPP and UFF -Humana for the continuous support of development work in Mutasa District saying “the donation of school education materials and medical equipment come at a crucial time when everyone is struggling with the effects of COVID-19”
Honorable Matsikinyere said the community outreach component of their program is counted among the essential services working to improve the lives of the communities.
Speaking at the same occasion, DAPP Zimbabwe Country Director, Luckson Soda says the Recycling for Development initiative reduces waste while creating value for people in need. “DAPP’s main task to bridge the gap between the rich and poor by mobilizing resources from the place of abundance to the place of need”
Meanwhile Sagambe Primary School Headmaster Evans Mwaturura commended DAPP for its support at the school. “The efforts by DAPP is greatly appreciated as it will help our pupils to learn in a comfortable environment since some pupils were learning seated down on the floor and this had a downside during examination time”.