We continue to support communities across marginalised areas with financing for infrastructure projects.
Matabeleland South Project, Fairview Primary School project is complete. Commissioning of the two classroom blocks and 10 ablution facilities was successfully done on 29 November 2018. The Zimbabwe National Army supported the project with labour and technical expertise. The event was graced by The Minister of Industry and Commerce Honourable S.M. Ndlovu. Total project cost was USD$41,153.00 split as follows
- building materials USD$26,560.00,
- furniture for the classroom blocks USD$4,600.00.
Matabeleland North Project, Mucklenuck Primary School building project was completed, with the commissioning of the classroom blocks taking place on the 30th of November 2018. The Zimbabwe National Army supported the project with labour and technical expertise. Total project cost is USD$41,153.00 split as follows a) building materials USD$26,560.00, b) furniture for the classroom blocks USD$4,600.00.
Masvingo – Chihambakwe Primary School
The two classroom blocks and five squat hole toilets were commissioned by the Deputy Provincial Education Director of Masvingo Province on 30 July 2019. Over 500 people were in attendance including the local chief and councillors. The Delta Corporation Chairman, Corporate Affairs Director and Human Resources Director graced the occasion. Project cost was ZWL$600,000.00.
- The bursary selection scheme is supporting 88 students from A level to university this year (2019).
- A total amount of ZWL$300,000.00 will be disbursed for fees, allowances and accommodation in 2019.
- 3 bursary students beneficiaries graduated from the University of Zimbabwe on 20 September 2019. The students graduated with accounts, business studies and pharmacy degrees.
Delta sponsored prize awards for the Boost-Enactus program to the value of ZWL$5,000.00 as part of the Coca-Cola thrust to empower young people. 8 universities took part in the competitions under the theme “envisioning a possibility-oriented future for young people”.
- The F19 Retail Development Programme certificates were issued to traders who participated in the programme in the remaining centres of Harare, Chitungwiza, Kariba, Murambinda, Chiredzi, and Masvingo.
- The F20 Retail Development Programme commenced. First training sessions were held on the 3rd of July 2019 in Chitungwiza and Kariba.
- 544 retailers have been trained to date, with attendance rate sitting at 82%.
- Cleaning kits and merchandise have been issued to participants with high attendance.
A total of 2,000 desks and chairs were handed over to the Provincial Education Officer for Manicaland Province by Delta board member Mr. Luke Ngwerume in partnership with Red Cross Zimbabwe to affected schools by Cyclone Idai.
- In response to the Coca-Cola 5 by 20 initiative, 18 women through Tose Respite Care Centre who are parents or guardians of children with disabilities (CWDs) were trained on sustainable income generating projects. Certificates of participation were issued to the attendants.
- The income generating projects trained on included poultry projects (broiler and free range), market gardening and goat rearing.
- The same women were also trained on Children Rights and Disability Rights as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and the Zimbabwe constitution.
- ZWL$10,000.00 was invested into the program.