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Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund

Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund raises funds to support destitute pensioners in Zimbabwe with food parcels and essential items. ZPSF is entirely funded by the public.

Ruth Hardman's Story - Penned by her son Robert Hardman

Mrs Ruth Hardmann: Penned by Robert Hardman her son. My Mother, Ruth Hardman, came to Rhodesia from Nigel in South Africa in the 1930’s (1938-1939). They stayed in the municipal camping area in the park behind Eveline Girls High School. Where the Bulawayo Theater is, ...
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We finally have an EcoCash account in Zimbabwe

  “Hope is being able to see there is light despite all the darkness”     Desmond Tutu The 3 most important pillars of our cause: UNIQUENESS - being one of a kind and knowing that the ZPSF is driven by good will and very passionate members. TRANSPA...
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2018 ZPSF No Coffee Day Challenge

26 June 2018 - NO COFFEE DAY - A way to raise awareness and funds for our Golden Oldies still in Zimbabwe who need our help. We are currently supporting just over 1400 pensioners with food parcels, basic medicine etc. Lets see how far and wide we can share this and ...
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ZPSF Update & Winter Trip

At last here it is, the April trip report. I hope you enjoy catching up with the team on the ground as much as I did. I take my hat off to both Hannes and our new driver Russell who is still finding his feet for doing these trips. After previously being in Zimbabwe for 3...
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ZPSF April 2018 Trip Report - Russell Johnson

I left Tzaneen on Sunday with the Tzaneen Shuttle, as my car was in the garage with a broken fuel pump: so I had to go to Pretoria with the shuttle. I got to Pretoria and was picked up by Neels, Liz’s cousin, where I spent the night with Neels and his wife. I had a...
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Winter 2018 Fund Raiser

Just a small note to inform every one of our upcoming Winter Trip to Zimbabwe. We are planning on leaving Malelane on the 11th June 2018. However, with this being a very cold and miserable time for our elderly pensioners I am trying to raise funds to increase the amoun...
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ZPSF April 2018 Update

Dear Friends & Supporters of the Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund, The Easter / April 2018 trip has come to an end and was from what I hear was once again gratefully received with things becoming more difficult in Zimbabwe with each passing day. This round trip was done by Russel (His first solo ...
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Upcoming Easter Trip 2018

Dear Friends & Supporters, Good morning from a lovely wet Malelane, we are extremely grateful for the past 2 days rain. Hannes has been busy with collecting some of our bulk stock purchases from Nelspruit, while I have been doing the final odds and ends making sure everyt...
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ZPSF Trip report January/ February 2018 - Daniel Koekemoer

After a slight misunderstanding on the trip commencement date I left Malelane Tuesday 30 January. Dropping your last born at University in Pretoria for the first time and then doing a trip to visit the Pensioners in Zim is emotional suicide but, as always, well worth every single kilometre for the j...
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16 years of Service to the Pensioners in Zimbabwe

Every 6 - 8 weeks more than 15 tons of food is transported in the truck and distributed to 28 homes / organizations. Wheelchairs, walking aids and basic medicine is also supplied to the pensioners. The supply trip lasts 8 – 10 days and a distance of 4500 kilometres will ...
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A sad farewell to Pastor Attie Botha

  ...by Adrian Christopher Botha (son)   Surprisingly enough, Adrian Jacobus Botha was born a baby just like the rest of us in Gweru, Rhodesia on the 8th of January 1947. And just like every one of us, he entered this life with nothing – no clothes on his back – ...
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January 2018 ZPSF Update

Dear ZPSF Supporters and Friends, I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone all the best for 2018, may it be a good year for all of us. With everyone’s amazing support we managed to get all our Golden Oldies adopted for Christmas 2017. Please find in good order the December 2017 Trip re...
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ZPSF December 2017 Trip Report D Koekemoer

It’d been a while since I’d had company on a trip so it was super great that Elza, my dear & long suffering wife, joined me for this one. She has a huge love for Zimbabwe & a very special spot for the Grandies. She provides the warmth, love, comfort & tea...
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Christmas 2017 Update

Dear Friends & Supporters of the Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund,   You our supporters and donors keep our wheels turning. A big thank you to our monthly donors, it is a relief to know that we can count on you. To our once-off and anonymous donor’s thank you, your open hearts continue to am...
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October 2017 Trip Report.

Dear friends. Just want to give an update on Attie Botha, since he had to abort this last Food trip in Harare, on Tuesday the 10th October 17. He had hurt his left knee quite bad, a week before he left, trusting it would be well enough for the trip and to get in and out ...
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Lets make "Magic" again this year for Christmas 2017

Our hearts swell with deepest appreciation and gratitude for your spirit of sharing always giving us hope our Golden Oldies are eternally grateful for your love and care. A HUGE THANK YOU to EVERYONE who has supported us to date. It’s that time of the year again and...
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August 2017 Trip Report - A Botha

I left Malelane on Sunday the 6th to head off to my home in Tzaneen in order to try to get an early start as I still had to pick up some supplies in Polokwane the next day. Monday 7th. After some delays in the repacking and packing of the load I finally left for Mus...
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ZPSF August 2017 Update

Dear Friends and supporters of the Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund, I have attached some recent Thank You letters and 3 pics from the current August 2017 trip. These are the Golden Oldies you support with your donations. The August trip Report is pending the completion ...
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ZPSF June 2017 Trip Report - D Koekemoer

ZIMBABWE PENSIONERS SUPPORT FUND.     TRIP REPORT     June 2017   DANIEL KOEKEMOER I left the warehouse in Malelane early on Tuesday 30 May with Linda & Hannes having done all the preparations for the trip as smartly as they do. A small ...
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Update on ZPSF July 2017

Dear Friends & Supporters of the Zimbabwe Pensioner Support Fund, Its finally here, the long awaited June trip report (Especially late with me being on leave the past 3 weeks for my sons 18 th ). Although it was a dash of a working holiday, I am busy catching everythi...
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No Coffee Day Challenge 26 June 2019

Easter 2019

Thank You Letters

Thank you, thank you, thank you, that is about all I can say to you all for your generosity to us. Fred and I do appreciate your kindness and are always amazed at the variety of goodies you send us. Regards

Fred & Rene Heyne
Murambi Cottages

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