Tagged with Marshall Mutsamwira

Realities of Cancer: ECCT Team Sheds Tears

Realities of Cancer: ECCT Team Sheds Tears

It is with deep sadness that we are writing this post. After announcing that the youngest of the cancer patients we were supporting, 17 year old Takudzwa passing away in February 2014, we have lost another patient to this gripping disease – Sipelile Kachepa who was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2012. Sipelile passed away … Continue reading

Road to Karanda: Virimayi’s Story

Road to Karanda: Virimayi’s Story

The road to Karanda Mission Hospital, at least 200 km north of Harare, Zimbabwe using public transport, particularly when one has a medical ailment can be described as arduous at best. This trip from Harare involves seven hours of travel, three commuter omnibuses, a ride in an “unroadworthy” pickup truck, crossing a “bridgeless” river, in … Continue reading

Happy New Images: ECCT Delivers Food Hampers

Happy New Images: ECCT Delivers Food Hampers

Happy New Year to you all! And with that…the ECCT has started off the new year with a delivery of Probrands Foods sponsored hampers to the five marginalized cancer patients we are supporting this year through our Sponsor a Cancer Patient Campaign. The ECCT Team made a delivery for the December 2012 and January 2013 … Continue reading

In Video: Meet the ECCT Cancer Patients

In Video: Meet the ECCT Cancer Patients

Earlier in 2012, we launched our first campaign: “Sponsor a Cancer Patient”, which will see us seeking to assist five marginalized cancer patients and their families, who are struggling to make ends meet. From 2013, we will be assisting them with monthly medical costs, school fees for one child per family and nutrition assistance. In … Continue reading

News on the ECCT Melbourne Event 2013

News on the ECCT Melbourne Event 2013

It has been a wonderful 2012, with so many achievements for the ECCT (see caption below the picture above). A few months ago we announced that we would be hosting launch events in Harare, Zimbabwe in October 2012 and in Melbourne, Australia in November 2012. As confirmed to all the invitees on our Facebook event … Continue reading

In Images: ECCT Launch in Harare, Zimbabwe

In Images: ECCT Launch in Harare, Zimbabwe

On 25 October 2012, we were pleased to have our official launch of the Trust and the Sponsor a Cancer Patient campaign at Crowne Plaza, Harare, Zimbabwe. In our Sponsor a Cancer Patient campaign, we found five marginalized cancer patients who are struggling to make ends meet. From January 2013, we will be assisting them … Continue reading