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. Having the confidence and skills to lead healthy lifestyles not only improves overall well-being; it enables youth to tackle life’s challenges today and become leaders in their lives, careers and communities as they grow into responsible adulthood. The program includes access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene.
Programs under the Healthy Living and the Environment Thematic Area
4-H Nutrition Gardens Programs
These gardens are a source of of nutrition for women in the rural communities. 4-H Zimbabwe, through these gardens, was ensuring that people are living healthy and are well fed.
4-H Zimbabwe Tree Planting Program
4-H Zimbabwe values a safe environment whereby all the trees that are cut down are replaced. This is why 4-H Zimbabwe does community and schools reafforestation programs.
4-H Zimbabwe WASH program - Access to Clean water
Through the water, Sanitation and Hygiene , 4-H Zimbabwe has ensured that rural communities are provided with solar powered boreholes that give eccess water that is safe for the people
Promoting healthy living through 4-H Zimbabwe community gardens and boreholes.
4-H Zimbabwe promotes healthy living through it`s established women community gardens that are watered by 4-H Zimbabwe`s solar powered boreholes.
4-H Zimbabwe is trying to ensure that people in rural communities are ling healthy so that they are able to takle all their actvities to their full capacity.
Educating children on the importance of preserving the environment
Training school children on how and why it is essential to always replace all the trees that are beindg cut down and to ensure that the environment is clean and safe always.