The population at Arnoldine Secondary School has increased since we started our partnership in 2015. The number of teachers has increased from 5 to 9, and the number of students has increased from 7 to approximately 300. This means that the School needs more classroom space, more clean water-storage tanks,
The economic conditions in Zimbabwe continue to get worse by the year and COVID-19 Pandemic did not help. Teachers nationwide reached a point where they could not afford to go to work because they were so economically depressed.
Our organization’s mission statement focuses on using “education as a catalyst for
The school has been closed from March 2020 to the beginning of September. The national examinations which were scheduled to begin in November were pushed back to begin in December even though the students were not prepared. Their last examinations will be done in early February of 2021. Of the
This old building is about 0.5 miles from the secondary school site. It belongs to the Arnoldine community. In the early years the secondary school used it as a classroom until they moved to the new site at Arnoldine for the school campus. As teachers scramble for accommodation, they came
Living Beyond Hope-Zimbabwe board members, Mr. Brian Mbwizhu, Dr. Rosalie Katsande, and Mr. Aaron Rashama visited the Arnoldine Secondary School to get an update on the school projects in progress. They were received by Ms. Chiremba (school principal) and her staff.
During their visit they were given a progress report
What a year it has been for all of us. At he beginning of 2020 Living Beyond Hope had set high goals for Arnoldine projects and we were looking forward to working with all of you our heroes to change lives at Arnoldine Secondary school. We were looking forward to
Other projects in the Arnoldine community being supported by LBH donors:
Arnoldine Clinic was started in the 1960s by Winnie Thomas, who had come to Arnoldine with her husband Dr. Norman Thomas as missionaries. The project started small and today the clinic serves communities within a 20 mile radius, seeing
As Living Beyond Hope continues to focus on its vision for the Arnoldine Secondary, there are other Arnoldine natives who have picked interest in developing other areas in the community. Pastor Jacob Maforo of Belle Plaine United Methodist Church in Kansas received some donations from his congregation to begin constructing
Our organization as a registered 501(c)3 organization has extended its wings to form a registered Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) in Zimbabwe. Creations of the NGO will open doors to other opportunities. This means LBH-Zimbabwe will be able to partner with other organization in Zimbabwe or out of Zimbabwe to do
Back in the summer of 2019 EP Clark and Brown School elementary schools, part of the St. Joseph Public School district in St. Joseph, Michigan, raised money to buy furniture for the Arnoldine Elementary school children. Between the 2 schools, they managed to raise $1,195 which was used to purchase