Takaitei Bote

My role at is to develop communications and information dissemination strategies for the organisation. I also provide capacity building to partners and staff on communications and documentation. I love recording the voices of the poor and excluded through the various communication forums provided by ActionAid.

Latest blogs

Hamunyari Nhika is a 45 year widow who lives in Ward 14 Chitungwiza, a town outside the capital city of Harare. She became a Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) volunteer in January 2015. ZWLA...
Linda Zimunya (23) of Makoni District, east of Zimbabwe, who fell pregnant at 17, is one young mother who believes all is not lost despite her experiences which pointed to a doomed life.  Now a...
Sharon Mayakayaka (34) of Nyanga District, east of Zimbabwe has experienced challenges of accessing, controlling and owning land in her home country. As a result, she has failed to effectively...
Perseverance is one of the most important values for Grace Munetsi (46), a communal farmer based in Chiendambuya, Nyanga District, under Manicaland Province in the eastern part of Zimbabwe. She...
For Barbra Saunyama (58) of Nyanga District in Manicaland Province, east of Zimbabwe, participating in the #women2killimanjaro 2016 women’s land rights campaign not only gave her an opportunity to...
Communities in the Zambezi Valley, north-west of Zimbabwe, are surrounded by water and it is so near and yet so far from them.  The Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest...
As water sources dry up due to the El Niño-induced drought in Zimbabwe, ActionAid has moved in to repair 28 boreholes that will benefit close to 30,000 people in Manicaland and Mashonaland East...
Eleven year old Melody from a village in Nyanga, east of Zimbabwe, has not allowed the hunger pains she has experienced to dampen her spirits and hope for the future. Despite the food shortages, she...
ActionAid Zimbabwe has facilitated a donation of five wheelchairs handed over to five female students living with disability studying at the Jairosi Jiri Vocational Training Centre (VCT) in Bulawayo...
Communities of Bikita and Zaka districts in Masvingo Province, south of Zimbabwe stand to benefit from the introduction of a hand washing campaign that seeks to promote hand washing with soap at...