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Housing units


Tariro House
Tariro means hope, is under the care of Lillian Zanze. Lillian has worked for MRCH for the past 21 years. The oldest child in the family is Martha Sacharo who is 16 years old and the baby of the house “Blessed” is 6 months old.

Ruvimbo/ Faith house
Ruvimbo house which means faith. The mother of the house is Fungayi Tunha. She has been with MRCH for the past 13 years providing effective day-to-day counseling.

Mufaro Joy House
Mufaro (Joy) is the third housing unit. The caregiver or mother in this house is Linnet Marugasi. Linnet joined MRCH in 1988.

Shalom/ Peace House
Shalom (peace) house is in the care of Mercy Mashorokoto. Mercy is also one of the longest serving member of staff who has been with MRCH throughout its various transformations. She join the home in 1984. Provides effective day-to-day counseling.

Grace House
Grace house is under the care of Chishamiso Muzunze. She joined the home in 1994. She is the youngest caregiver and has ten children in her care.

Hope House
Hope house also known as House Six is manned by Tellmore Tambudze who has been with the home for the past 13 years.

Baby Unity
The babies unit houses children under the age of two except one girl Margret Mudzingwa who is eight years old. There are two caregivers in this unit, Mrs. Mildred Kadyautare and Mrs. Alice Shokobishi, who has been with the home for two years now.


MRCH has successfully completed transformation from dormitory based care to small group living facilities that resemble the normal community households. The institution has established housing units each of which houses an average of ten children and two semi-independent facilities for young adults preparing for leaving care. Currently the home has 145 children in its residential care units. The children are taken care of by a “caregiver” or house parent who besides catering for the upkeep of the children provides effective day-to-day counseling.


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