Strategic networking and outreach initiatives by the Creative Centre for Communication and Development (CCCD) are now yielding positive results. From its epicentre at Montgomery Hall in the northern suburb of Kingsdale, CCCD is now drawing beneficiaries from some of the eastern, western and southern suburbs of Bulawayo metropolitan province in Zimbabwe.
The organisation’s structured approach
to community mobilisation has availed opportunities for the organisation to
reach out to more women and girls locally and internationally. The strategy was
adopted in 2012 after a realisation that there were more women and girls in
need of the services offered by the organisation.
In 2008/09, CCCD was working with
community members in the northern suburb of Queens Park. In 2010/2011, the
organisation extended its reach in the northern suburb by reaching out to women
and girls in Kingsdale, Woodville and Saurcetown. In 2012/2013, the
organisation extended its reach to beneficiaries from western suburbs such as
Nkulumane, Mpopoma, Cowdray Park and Makokoba, southern suburbs such as
Hillside, eastern suburbs such as Waterford and other northern suburbs such as
Meanwhile, CCCD is also making her presence felt on online.
Our blog, http://wwwcreativecommunication.blogspot.com
has attracted readers from as far afield as the United States of America,
United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, Canada, India, France, Ghana, and South Africa.
We are getting better and smarter at gathering and analysing
relevant data that allows us to track the social impact we are making as we
touch the lives of women and girls in Zimbabwe.