There is a shortage of high schools in Zimbabwe, and the overcrowded schools that exist have a student to teacher ratio of 80:1. The final dream that Reverend Noah Sibanda shared with us was the vision of building a new high school in the Ascot township in Gweru. His dream was for this facility to not only offer affordable, high-quality education, but to also offer services to the community, such as adult education, a source of water and solar electricity, and a place for churches and other community groups to meet. Addressing a huge need in the city, Gweru’s mayor and city council members are hugely supportive of the ACC project.
Generous donations have allowed us to near the completion of the first of four classroom buildings, and our investment in teacher training means that, as donations allow completion of ACC, well-qualified staff will be available to offer an excellent educational experience. Join us as we complete Pastor Noah’s dream—Ascot Community College!