Shashi Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation Project.

The main objective of this project is to improve the water extraction and conveyance infrastructure for the Shashe Irrigation Scheme. The project also aims to establish and sustain lasting irrigation management structures (committees) and agricultural production systems in the scheme by training the committees in irrigation governance, financial management, transformational leadership, record keeping and agronomic […]


Mai Kora mai Gwama coming for meeting

Stabilizing Food Security and Enhancing Livelihoods in Zimbabwe (2011-2015)

Implemented in partnership with the Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF), this project used an integrated approach that targeted vulnerable rural households in four districts of Manicaland and Matabeleland South. The project responded to the acute needs of vulnerable households through short-term input support interventions, while simultaneously addressing the chronic nature of food and livelihoods insecurity by […]

She got it right on the first attempt

Mrs Rudo Ngorima of ward 3 in Goko is all smiles as she explains how she got into conservation agriculture (CA). She has nothing but praise for this programme initiated by SAFIRE which she says was her ticket out of poverty. A mother of six, one boy and five girls, Mrs Ngorima decided to venture […]



Conservation agriculture changing lives: Matobo

59 year old Orpha Ncube of Ratanyana village in Matobo ward 4 has been working with SAFIRE since 2011 and her life has never been the same because of conservation agriculture (CA). She has a 1ha plot which she has divided into 4 (2 plots for maize and 2 plots for sorghum) where she says […]

Food insecurity a thing of the past for Sale

Mr Nomiyasi Sale popularly known as ‘Sero’ has been involved in SAFIRE projects since 2012 and since then he has scooped first prize during field days three times. In 2012, he got the second prize then first prize in 2013 and in 2014, he scooped the first prize for his 4 acre field and another […]

Mr Sale and his wife receiving the first prize of a wheelbarrow and maize seed