Zimbabwe

MATTERnation Sends Tropical Cyclone Idai Relief To Zimbabwe

By |2019-05-15T13:23:02+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

When Tropical Cyclone Idai slammed into Eastern Africa in March, it became one of the worst tropical storms to ever hit the continent. Wiping out entire villages and leaving more than 1,000 people dead throughout Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, with thousands more still missing two months later, it stands as the third deadliest tropical cyclone [...]

Zimbabwe Nutrition Garden Yields Health

By |2019-04-24T10:11:46+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , |

On the grounds of the Victoria Falls Hospital, under the heat of the intense Zimbabwe sun gathered a small group of people from the hospital, the community and MATTER. After surveying a strip of land adjacent to the hospital’s back parking lot, it was declared "the perfect spot". The area, neglected and overgrown with weeds, [...]

Chipo Mtasa Joins MATTER Board of Directors

By |2019-03-07T09:42:54+00:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER is excited to announce the election of Chipo Mtasa to the MATTER Board of Directors. Chipo is the Managing Director of TelOne, one of the largest telecommunication entities in Zimbabwe. Her selection to the board reflects MATTER’s continued efforts to expand and deepen partner relationships in Africa. Casey Carl, MATTER Board Chair, expressed the [...]

Partnering to Increase Access to Health Services Worldwide

By |2019-02-08T07:19:45+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

According to the World Bank and World Health Organization, at least half the world’s population is unable to access essential health services. That translates to millions of parents unable to get proper care for their sick children, millions of families unable to care for the needs of their aging relatives, millions of people needlessly suffering and [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub Wows Jamf JNUC Attendees

By |2018-11-02T14:17:17+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER's work results from innovative and collaborative partnerships that meet needs and find solutions to help people live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Our collaboration with two leading-edge companies, Jamf and Modular Life Solutions, has resulted in one of our most exciting initiatives to date, the MATTER Innovation Hub. A 21st century classroom designed within a [...]

MATTER’s 18th Annual Gala: A Night of Reflection and Celebration

By |2019-01-21T08:42:59+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Flutes of champagne welcomed guests to the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, kicking off a festive evening celebrating the collaborative work of MATTER with our partners, donors and friends in bringing health and hope to millions of people next door and around the world. A unique aspect of this year’s Gala [...]

Innovations in Partnership and Health for Zimbabwe

By |2019-01-21T08:42:59+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Winnie, a nurse from Victoria Falls Hospital in Zimbabwe, describes the difficulty of working without the proper equipment and supplies to treat her patients. “We get people in accidents that need x-rays, pregnant women that require ultrasounds and we can’t treat them properly. It’s so frustrating.” Looking at the towering stacks of MATTER boxes filled [...]