Who we are

VANA Childcare Ministries is a Christian charity and organisation that supports orphans and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe. It was founded in 2006 by Errol and Donna Spence (Australia) in partnership with Pastor Makoni & Jane Goredema (Zimbabwe).


What we do

We partner with Christian organisations in Zimbabwe, to provide programs that deliver educational opportunities, clean water, nutritious food and health care to the most disadvantaged children. Our programs encourage the children to be nurtured in a village/family style environment.


How you can help

Your financial support is directed to the children, enabling them to receive suitable educational opportunities. You also help us develop micro-businesses that benefit the children and their community. You have the opportunity to change their future.


What YOU have helped us achieve!

Our Latest Campaigns

Chicken Farm Micro-Business

Your donations help VANA projects make money through the development of micro-business. See how you can empower others to break the poverty cycle through a micro-business.

Your donation buys chicks that become food + dollars + more chicks + skills + employment

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Family Home for Chivhu

In 2014, VANA is looking build a new house. See how you can invest in "bricks and mortar" which will become a "family home".

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Improved Gardens for VANA Projects

VANA is raising money to provide better quality gardens for each of the Centres. This will become a source of food and potential income.

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How YOU can help

By Sponsoring a Child

  • Provide them with an Education
  • Provide them with Clean Water and Food
  • Provide Medical Care
  • Help Develop their Life skills
  • Nurture and Promote Spiritual Development
Sponsor a Child!

By Supporting VANA

  • Attend a VANA Event
  • Do a Fundraiser
  • Become a VANA Volunteer
  • Make a Donation
  • VANA Store and Christmas Gifts
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Donate Your Birthday and Change Lives

It's easy. Instead of gifts, ask for a donation.

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From the bottom of our hearts we'd like to say...


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