OUR STORY

 
Donna & Errol Spence
HOW IT ALL BEGAN...
 
Australians, Errol and Donna Spence founded VANA Ministries in 2006 and since then have been helping orphaned and vulnerable children break the poverty cycle through programs that offer:
Nutrition & Clean Water

Nutrition

&

Clean Water

Educational Opportunities
Educational Opportunities
Medical & Health Care
Medical
&
Health Care
Loving Communisty & Family Support
Loving Community
&
Family Support

VANA has 8 Projects Partners in Zimbabwe, assisting over 200 children. For more about VANA Projects go to OUR PROJECTS.

 

OUR PROJECTS PARTNERS

NGOZI MINE

(Bulawayo Dump)

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HARVEST FAMILY VILLAGE

(Bulawayo)

VANA is project-based and currently provides resources to 8 projects in Zimbabwe:

“Project-based” means that VANA serves the children’s needs by providing resources to larger projects aimed at breaking the poverty cycle. These projects are usually connected to a local church or ministry.

 

OUR MISSION & VALUES

"Building a future for the children of Zimbabwe"

VANA exists for the children of Zimbabwe, especially orphaned and vulnerable children. We believe that every child has a God-given right to a future full of hope and possibility.

VANA Values

Our Christian Identity: The love of God the Father and the mission of Jesus Christ is our motivation.

VANA Values

Integrity: We are each accountable for our actions, our honesty and doing the right thing

 

OUR CHRISTIAN IDENTITIY

VANA Ministries is a non-denominational, Christian organisation that serves suffering humanity because of our Biblical Christian worldview.  We believe that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came to earth to reveal the loving heart of Father God – including the Father’s heart towards orphaned and vulnerable children.

"Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute."  Psalm 82:3 (NLT)

We believe that God’s Word (the Bible) tells of the responsibility of every Christ Follower to share the burden of those less fortunate.

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me."  Matthew 25:35-36 (NIV) 

Errol & Donna Spence

Founders & Treasurer

Heinrich Wilsenach

Secretary

Jenyne Christie

Child Sponsorship Coordinator

Ruth Chipomho

Admin Assistant Zimbabwe

Peter Staines

Chair and CEO

Brad Jen

Board Member & Team Trips Coordinator

Alex Young

Admin Assistant Australia

Alfred Ncube

Chairman Zimbabwe

Paul Mergard

Deputy Chair

Daniel Hatton

Board Member & Sustainability Coordinator

Angela Motsi

Managing Director Zimbabwe

Andrew Chikomba

Treasurer Zimbabwe

 

OUR TEAM

 

OUR SUPPORTERS

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