Transforming Education: #IYD219 Special

Article by Prisca Pfunye Education is freedom - Paulo Freire The 2019 edition of the International Youth day's theme spoke loudly to youth in Bulawayo as they explored ways of transforming education in Zimbabwe. Education as was known previously, it is supposed to be the key to success, hence a group of young changemakers under... Continue Reading →

Balancing for better through Humor for Social Change

Article by Prisca Pfunye Human rights have been a topical issue in Zimbabwe and quite a number of civil society organizations and other collectives have been fighting against the violation of human rights. This time around, Youth for Innovation Trust (YIT) roped in Umahlekisa Comedy Club to raise awareness on social ills that affect the... Continue Reading →

Being a mentor… #TechnovationZW2019 focus

By Prisca Pfunye The 2019 Technovation challenge in Zimbabwe continues to raise awareness on the need to bring girls up to speed with their male counterparts when it comes to their active participation in coding. Through the process there is an important group of people who are key to the girls' success in the challenge... Continue Reading →

Mobile apps for change… #TechnovationZW2019 focus

By Prisca Pfunye TECHNO GLOWING GIRLS As this year marks another season for Technovation challenge which is still running under theme Girls For Change, girls have been doing a great job with their applications they managed to identify tech solutions to challenges in their community. As the girls were working on different issues there is... Continue Reading →

YIT celebrates Girls in ICT

Youth For Innovation Trust celebrated girls in ICT in an event dubbed Technovation Challenge celebrations held in Bulawayo at the small city hall this Friday. This year’s celebrations were run under the theme ‘she believed, she could so, she did’.  Part of the celebrations was the ministry of ICT and postal courier services, ministry of... Continue Reading →

YIT hosts a Hackathon for female students

International Day of women and girls in Science is a day established in 2015 by the United Nations to recognize the role played by women in the fields of STEM. The 2018 theme was ‘Gender Equality and parity in Science for Peace Development’ this was advocating for the development of society with putting women and... Continue Reading →

Zoom Out

My view is from a distanceResistanceBorn from a systemEngaging your domeStraight to the core of your bonesWhat do you see?A child walking, barefootWhat is the causeWhat is his reason for loss?A filthy syndrome that has claimed both of his parentsLeaving him helpless the feesHaving to salvage the streetsEveryday for something to eatDevastating Cause basic education... Continue Reading →

BCC water Crisis meeting Update

Bulawayo City Council (BCC) hosted a water crisis meeting which was held at the Council Chambers, City Hall. Youth for Innovation Trust (YIT) was represented by Thandolwenkosi Dube at the meeting various issues relating to the water crisis were discussed. Amongst the speakers at the meeting was His Worship The mayor of Bulawayo Solomon Mguni.... Continue Reading →

Of gender equity and 2018 elections in Zimbabwe

According to the the statistics recently revealed by the Gender and Media Connect Zimbabwe, 15 % of the parliamentary candidates running in the Zimbabwe elections on 30 July 2018  are women, again the gender analysis of the nomination court for 2018 elections reveal that 243 women and 1405 men will contest in the national assembly... Continue Reading →

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