4-H Zimbabwe

An independent not for profit organization premised around empowering youth.

Focus Areas

We have a number of areas that we focus on in empowering youths

About 4-H Zim

We nurture youths around agric, economic, tech and social issues

4-H Zimbabwe

4-H Zimbabwe Foundation is an independent not for profit organization premised around empowering youth to be responsible, caring and contributing leaders that effect positive change in the world around them.

Resultant, the specific mandate of 4-H Zimbabwe is on nurturing youth in Zimbabwe around agricultural, economic, technological and social issues through five (5) specified thematic areas namely:

Harnessesing of innovation and energy of youth to cultivate a strong understanding and enthusiasm for climate smart  and indegenous agriculture.
4-H Zimbabwe Civic Education and Engagement involves working with youth across all political and social affiliations. Our intervention includes youth community engagement forums, dialogues, Youth4Peace sports initiatives, Drug Abuse Awareness Campaigns

Healthy Living and the Environment

4‑H Zimbabwe healthy living programs help youth learn how to lead lives that balance physical, mental, and emotional health. Our programming empowers youth to be healthy – body and mind –  with the skills to make healthy decisions and lead healthy lifestyles.

Part of a Global Network

4-H'ers Worldwide

4-H Clubs Nationwide

The Global 4–H Network connects 4-H organizations around the world with the goal of strengthening communities through positive youth development.

4-H Zimbabwe Foundation scoops International NGO of the year award 2022.

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4-H Zimbabwe was awarded the NGO of the Year Award for it’s outstanding contribution to social transformation and it’s continuous efforts to produce a positive change in the world through sport by Peace and Sport in Monaco, France.

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Our Blog

Did you know **?

Did you know **?

Did you know that the establishment of Community gardens assists in mental health benefits. Gardening has been shown to reduce stress, improve mood, and enhance mental health. The community gardens established by 4-H Zimbabwe do not only provide access to food...

Engagement meeting with Parliamentary Youth Caucus.

Engagement meeting with Parliamentary Youth Caucus.

4-H Zimbabwe had an engagement meeting with Parliament Youth Caucus (PYC). The discussions were around future collaborations on PYC mentorship programs Youth policy advocacy, Provincial youth engagement meetings in Development & Peace building and Engendered youth...

Commemorating Africa Day.

Commemorating Africa Day.

Today we commemorate #africaday2024 under the theme “Educate an African fit for the 21st Century: Building resilient education systems for increased access to inclusive, lifelong, quality, and relevant learning in Africa” Our work as 4-H Zimbabwe has been about...

4-H Zimbabwe gets shortlisted by World Justice Project.

4-H Zimbabwe gets shortlisted by World Justice Project.

The ProblemSince 2000, Zimbabwe's elections have been marred by hate speech and violence, notably in Harare Province, where major parties like ZANU-PF and CCC are based. The aftermath of the 2018 elections saw fatal violence in Harare, reflecting the vulnerability of...

#MondayMeet our Peace ambassador Greatman.

#MondayMeet our Peace ambassador Greatman.

Meet one of our Peace ambassadors Greatman Music who recently released a peace song in partnership with 4-H Zimbabwe called “Runyararo.” Music is a powerful tool to spread the message of peace and tolerance. The inclusion of People with Disabilities in peace building...

Providing nutrition to vulnerable rural communities

Providing nutrition to vulnerable rural communities

At 4-H Zimbabwe, we are always delighted to see women from vulnerable rural communities having access to nutritious food through our established community gardens. Nutrition gardens can provide rural farmers with access to fresh vegetables that are rich in essential...

Sport as a tool for engagement

Sport as a tool for engagement

4-H Zimbabwe has throughout the years strived to use sport as a tool to educate young people from various backgrounds about the importance of peace, tolerance and social cohesion. Sport has proven to be a very effective measure to engage young people especially on...

Commemorating Independence Day

Commemorating Independence Day

Wishing all Zimbabwe a happy 44th Independence Day. It is our hope to see a peaceful and developed Zimbabwe where everyone is tolerant towards the other despite all differences.

Recap * Signing of the Peace Pledge and Charter

Recap * Signing of the Peace Pledge and Charter

Last year in August 4-H Zimbabwe hosted a National Youth in Politics Charter on Peace in the Electoral Processes and Youth Peace Pledge Signing Ceremony in Harare. Youth leaders from the 11 Political Parties that contested in the 2023 harmonized elections in Zimbabwe...

#WaterWednesday

#WaterWednesday

#WaterWednesday Having clean water available for irrigation will help ensure that the community gardens established by 4-H Zimbabwe are productive and can provide a reliable source of food for the farmers and their communities. Without access to clean water, people...

Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison Sports Tournament.

Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison Sports Tournament.

Chikurubi inmates awaiting their match Saturday 6th of April, 2024 marked the International Day of Sports for Peace and Development. 4-H  Zimbabwe in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service(ZPCS)at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison joined...

Commemorating World Health Day

Commemorating World Health Day

4-H Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating world health day 2024. The organization is committed to ensuring that there is healthy living amongst vulnerable communities in Zimbabwe through its 3 key Thematic Areas:  1. Food Security and Climate Change...

Training of Chiwundura Rural District AGRITEX Officers.

Training of Chiwundura Rural District AGRITEX Officers.

4-H Zimbabwe held a training of Chiwundura Rural District AGRITEX Officers ,in Midlands, Zimbabwe.  The training is to capacitate the officers so that they proceed to educate farmers from their respective wards on climate smart agriculture. The organization is...

Commemorating World Water Day

Commemorating World Water Day

We join the rest of the world in commemorating world water day. The organization has been on drive to provide safe and clean water to rural communities around the world. The organization has currently launched a “Women-Water-Food nexus interventions project” for...

Women-Water-Food nexus interventions project launch.

Women-Water-Food nexus interventions project launch.

4-H Zimbabwe has launched a Women-Water-Food nexus interventions project in Chiwundura rural district, Midlands province, Zimbabwe. The project is being implemented by 4-H Zimbabwe in conjunction with the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural...

PwDs Peace Voter Education Post Election Review meeting

PwDs Peace Voter Education Post Election Review meeting

On Friday the 15th of March the organization held a peace voter education review meeting with PwDs in Gweru, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe. The meeting was aimed at assessing if the needs of the PwDs were met during elections. The meeting was also to create a platform...

The importance of agriculture to rural women.

The importance of agriculture to rural women.

When women have opportunities, the yields on their farms increase and also their incomes. Natural resources are better managed. Nutrition is improved. Livelihoods are more secured.  This is why rural women are key players in the effort to achieve all of the...

Feedback on the Community sports trainings

Feedback on the Community sports trainings

As a result of the local community coaches trainings that was hosted by 4-H Zimbabwe in conjunction with FIFA Foundation, the beneficiaries have been conducting trainings in their respective wards. The training of the local community coaches was done in Uzumba Maramba...

Youth Community coaches training in Mutoko district.

Youth Community coaches training in Mutoko district.

4-H Zimbabwe in conjunction with FIFA Foundation holds it’s second phase community local youth coaches capacity building training at Chinzanga Primary School in Mutoko district, Mashonaland East. The event was officiated by Mr Gabriel Kanombirira who is the the...

Provincial Youth Peace Pledge signing Ceremony in Manicaland.

Provincial Youth Peace Pledge signing Ceremony in Manicaland.

PROVINCIAL youth leaders from across different political parties have today signed a peace pledge that binds them to promote peace during the election season and beyond. Strategically placed a day before Wednesday, when the harmonised elections will be held, the peace...

Youths pledge peace ahead of polls in Mashonaland West.

Youths pledge peace ahead of polls in Mashonaland West.

YOUTH leaders from ten political parties in Mashonaland West province have pledged to maintain peace before, during and after the harmonised elections. The peace pledge signing ceremony in Karoi was facilitated by local non-governmental organisation 4-H which pushes...

Midlands Province hosts youth Peace Pledge Ceremony

Midlands Province hosts youth Peace Pledge Ceremony

GWERU-In a bid to promote peace in the country, 4-H Zimbabwe in partnership with Shalestone hosted the Provincial Youth Peace pledge signing ceremony in Gweru today with 11 political parties. The peace pledge was aimed at fostering peace in the country as the youths...

Parties embrace and sign Peace Pledge in Masvingo

Parties embrace and sign Peace Pledge in Masvingo

oming elections and respect the outcomes of the elections,” said Sibanda.Youths who participated in the pledge were drawn from the 11 political parties participating in the August 23 election.4 H Zimbabwe Foundation Director John Muchenje said the purpose of the...

Media engagement meeting 

Media engagement meeting 

4-H Zimbabwe has held an engagement meeting with media organisations and political party media departments to encourage them to disseminate and cover nonviolent content as we approach the 2023 harmonized elections and after. Speaking at the event , 4-H Zimbabwe...

2023 Harmonized Elections Proclamation!

2023 Harmonized Elections Proclamation!

The President of the Republic of Zimbabwe HE ED Mnangagwa has fixed 23rd August 2023 as the day for the harmonised elections & also set the 2nd of October 2023 as the date for a runoff for the election of the office of the President if such a poll becomes...

4-H Zimbabwe Africa Day Message

4-H Zimbabwe Africa Day Message

4-H Zimbabwe Foundation joins the African continent and our blessed nation of Zimbabwe in commemorating Africa Day. We dedicate our Regional Award from African Union to this day. We continue promoting peace, political tolerance through sport and art; building climate...

Power of Sport – Tool for Education

Power of Sport – Tool for Education

Sport plays an important EDUCATIONAL role on information dissemination - reducing social tensions and conflicts, promote cooperation, social inclusion, mutual understanding and tolerance at the community and national level by...

Nexus between Food, Water Security and Peace!

Nexus between Food, Water Security and Peace!

There is a nexus between Food, Water Security and Peace - A society which is food and water secure has less conflicts! 4-H Zimbabwe Foundation signed MOU with the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development to address food and water...

4-H Zimbabwe get Regional Recognition from African Union (AU)

4-H Zimbabwe get Regional Recognition from African Union (AU)

HARARE – 17 APRIL 2023: 4-H Zimbabwe Foundation has been awarded a Regional Peace Award from the African Union in recognition of the efforts in conflict prevention, resolution and peacebuilding measures towards making a positive and transformative difference in...

4-H Zimbabwe receives a peace award from DIPLOMAT.

4-H Zimbabwe receives a peace award from DIPLOMAT.

The organization has been awarded for Peace, for it`s outstanding contribution to sustainable development in Zimbabwe. This award is received on behalf of the Diplomat(Magazine), Zimbabwe institute of Diplomacy, Diplomat Business Networking Club and the Diplomat of...

Young people awaiting their international Peace award

Young people awaiting their international Peace award

Youth from various political parties uniting to receive their award Young people at the Harare airport awaiting 4-H Zimbabwe Director John Muchenje`s arrival from the @peaceandsport awards that were held in Monaco,France. Youth holding the Peace Trophy This award is...

Press Release

4-H ZIMBABWE AWARDED THE NGO OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS 2022 INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SPORT AWARD IN MONACO Contact: John Muchenje +263773 437 265 jmuchenje@mashvee FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONACO – 01 December 2022: 4-H Zimbabwe Foundation A youth led...

4-H Zimbabwe scoops international NGO of the year.

4-H Zimbabwe scoops international NGO of the year.

4-H Zimbabwe has been awarded the NGO of the Year Award for it's outstanding contribution to social transformation and it's continuous efforts to produce a positive change in the world through sport. #SportIsAnAnswerForPeace The International peace and sport award...

Marking the start of 16 Days of Activism

Marking the start of 16 Days of Activism

#16DaysOfActivism against #Genderbasedviolence starts today and the world is turning orange. This is the time when we need to come together and fight violence against women and girls all over the world,

4-H Zimbabwe quenches thirst of Hurungwe women

4-H Zimbabwe quenches thirst of Hurungwe women

LETTICIA MAGOMBO A non governmental organisation 4-H Zimbabwe has drilled boreholes in Hurungwe as it helps the community alleviate the impact of climate change. Rural communities heavily rely on rain-fed agriculture for sustenance source. However, climate change has...

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