4-H Zimbabwe has established and launched another school Agric-club in Mashonaland Central (Mazowe District) at Oldbury Primary school. 4-H Zimbabwe Foundation, Vice Chairperson – Mr Collins Chizhande explained to the school children the importance of soil testing and interpret the soil results which was taken from the school garden. The National Director for 4-H Zimbabwe said, “In line with our recently launched 3 – year strategic document we planned to work with school children throughout the country in all ten (10) provinces nurturing and change the attitudes of young generation towards agriculture. School children will be nurtured on best agricultural practices and agri-business concept. School children should appreciate the importance of agriculture hence need for them to be nurtured at a tender age. 4-H Zimbabwe Foundation will work with developmental partners on securing the starter kits for the school gardens and also Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement (Agritex Officers) to provide free guidance and technical advice to the school clubs.
4-H Zimbabwe will facilitate exchange programs for the school children with Young Champion Farmers in respect districts as a way of motivating and inspiring children to consider agriculture as a business, source of living and employment creation.