More about Moringa planting….following on from the previous post

The author received more information yesterday following the blog posted about small scale development projects in and around the Pakati area. This was about the planting of the crop of Moringa plants from Vari Marez of Vatonatsa Foundation, along with some more photos…

Packets of Moringa powder

This was produced by Heather Chimoga Orphancare, another charity organization in Murewa Ward 1 where VaTonatsa team and Mapanga staff went for training on how to grow Moringa.

In the picture above is Varaidzo Mayenzanise the Founding Director at VaTonatsa and Mr Chris Ediyeti the Head of Projects at Heather Chimoga Orphancare showing a 2 meter tall Moringa plant ready for harvesting.

Learners preparing the seedling pockets to nurse the Mooringa plant

This project is backed and supported by Hans Hafnugel of Kolibrierhos Initiative, who is a friend to Vatonatsa Foundation, based in Germany. There is more to come soon on other projects by the Foundation.


My name is Chris Walker, and between January 1989 and September 1991 I worked, through VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), at Pakati Secondary School in Murehwa South district in Zimbabwe. I was a Maths teacher for 2 years, the Acting Head for the last 8 months there. I have also taught in Botswana & the UK, had 4 years working for VSO, and have been a Civil Servant in Bradford since 2005.

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