UNICEF and SPAR Zimbabwe launch child rights awareness programmes.
A collaboration between SPAR Zimbabwe and UNICEF will see rising consciousness via campaigns on youngster rights and well being points being communicated to SPAR clients.
A memorandum of understanding signed with the United Nations Worldwide Kids’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) reaffirms SPAR Zimbabwe’s social agenda to contribute to constructing a greater society for all. The initiative is in keeping with the organisation’s mission assertion of ‘Higher Collectively’ and being a part of the native communities through which SPAR operates by getting concerned on the grassroots degree. The memorandum additionally highlights UNICEF’s engagement with the personal sector to supply help for youngsters and households in Zimbabwe.
Cholera marketing campaign underway
The campaigns will primarily concentrate on sharing communication to create consciousness with clients via SPAR Zimbabwe’s retail community. The primary marketing campaign, specializing in ailments equivalent to cholera, started lately. The marketing campaign raises consciousness about the sort of illness and the preventative measures which might be taken to guard towards an infection. Measures embody handwashing, good hygiene, and using protected water.
SPAR Zimbabwe promotes consciousness via a wide range of social media platforms and of their 35 shops. Communication is predicated on messages developed by the Ministry of Well being and Little one Care. These complement campaigns shared by the federal government, UNICEF and its companions in Zimbabwe.
UNICEF and SPAR Zimbabwe have agreed to increase the cholera consciousness marketing campaign for just a few extra weeks. The 2 organisations are engaged in discussions about youngster rights associated campaigns to run within the months to return.
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About SPAR Zimbabwe
In 1967, Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) became the 13th country to join the SPAR network after signing a license agreement with SPAR International. In 2015, an independent retailer took over the license for the SPAR Brand in Zimbabwe after the previous license holder divested this retail division.
Despite the challenging economic environment, SPAR Zimbabwe continues to grow its store network. It also remains actively involved in the local community, helping to make a difference through charitable and sponsored initiatives.