Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa. A country of roughly 14.5 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used. Since the 11th century, present-day Zimbabwe has been the site of several organised states and kingdoms as well as a major route for migration and trade.
The educational system in Zambia is in desperate need of improvement. The enrollment rate for primary education is at 87% where as higher education is only 37%. Textbooks, furniture and computers are just some of the resources that can help to increase the educational standards.
Zimbabwe is a country that has been fighting against many diseases, some of which are incurable due to their poor health care system. Water pollution is a contributing factor to the poor health, due to contamination from industrial works. Air pollution is also a growing problem in Zimbabwe, due to industries, poor waste management, and transportation.
Zimbabwe ranks quite poorly for its technology use and adoption. Only 23% of the population are internet users ranking it 113th. 38 in 100 people have Mobile-Broadband subscriptions. Zimbabwe also ranks 108th for ICT use but 121st for internet access in schools showing improvement is need to get connected.
COMPUTERS 4 AFRICA
We have been supplying high quality refurbished equipment to Zambia for the past 5 years. As a member of the Microsoft Registered Refurbisher programme we are able to provide thousands of refurbished laptops and desktops fully licensed with Microsoft software. We also collect and distribute textbooks, furniture, medical equipment and toys wherever possible and donate these within many of our shipments. All of these unwanted items find a good home in many different locations across Zambia. They not only help to improve education and well-being, but also help to empower local people and their communities.