GLOBAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM INTERNATIONAL

To provide an intercultural learning experience and opportunities to explore a new country and a new culture in a deeper and more respectful way than as a tourist.

 

GLOBAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM INTERNATIONAL
(GEPI)

Global Exchange Program International is non-profit, non political, Non-governmental, voluntary organization renamed in 2019 registration No. NA009/2019
GEPI is affiliated to several organizations including Zimbabwe Youth Council (ZYC), Zimbabwe Volunteers Commission (ZVC) and international through Coordination Committee of International Volunteers Services (CCIVS) a UNESCO board. Founded by Innocent Ndenda

 

OUR PROJECTS

To promote a culture of peace and volunteering.

Due to pandemic it is often hard to find the right words at a time like this. May you find peace, comfort , and all the love you need in the days to come. We running our projects starting  new year 2021 because we did not receive lot of cases of the pandemic

GEPI01

Project Name : Ghetto Life

Place : Chitungwiza

Dates : 06/May/2021-26/May/2021

Type of work : African Ghetto Cultural with stone sculpturing curving

Age : 18-50

Number of participants : 20

GEPI02

Project Name : Chizarira

Place : Binga

Dates :11/May/2021-26/May/2021

Type of work : Construction

Age : 18-40

Number of participants : 18

GEPI03

Project Name :SERENGETI

Place :RUSAPE

Dates :02 /June/2021 - 22June 2021

Type of work: ENVIRONMENT

Age :18-99

Number of participants 22

GEPI04

Project Name : Gutu

Place : Great Zimbabwe

Dates : 04/July/2021-25/July/2021

Type of work : Gardening

Age : 18-65

Number of participants : 20

GEPI05

Project Name : kariba

Place : kariba

Dates :10/July/2021-31/July/2021

Type of work : Environment

Age : 18-99

Number of participants : 15

GEPI06

Project Name : Midlands

Place : Gweru

Dates : 01/August/2021-21 August/2021

Type of work : Renovating

Age : 18-65

Number of participants : 22

GEPI07

Project Name : Sharon Cohen

Place : Chitungwiza

Dates :15/August/2021-06/September/2021

Type of work : Orphanage

Age : 18-40

Number of participants : 16

GEPI08

Project Name : Seretina

Place : Rusape

Dates : 07/September/2021-28 September/2021

Type of work : Environment

Age : 18-65

Number of participants : 20

GEPI09

Project Name : Gavaza

Place : Mhondoro

Dates :03/January/2022-24/January/2022

Type of work : Construction

Age : 18-40

Number of participants : 18

 

 

 

APRIL

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GARDENING

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Women Holding Hands

SUPPORT SERVICES

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EDUCATION & OUTREACH

 

ACTIVITIES

To promote peace, international understanding and inter-cultural learning through volunteer exchange

To encourage, enable and mobilize young people to participate voluntarily in national and community development activities.

To create opportunities for acquiring understanding and concern for social, economic and physical challenges facing their country

To organize and use workcamps as a tool for local development

 To encourage adults to take greater interest in affairs of the young people thorough volunteer support and exchange

WORKCAMP

Type of Projects

Since its inception in 2019, GEPI is looking to carry out projects in various communities of Zimbabwe in the following categories

Construction: Roads and foot-bridges, low income housing, schools, clinics, churches and community Centre’s

Renovation: Royal buildings, archeological and historical sites.

Environmental: Soil and water conservation, tree planting

Health: Water supply, pit latrines, HIV/AIDS awareness and mitigation

Economic: Poultry, piggery and irrigation schemes, communal and home gardens and other income generating enterprises.

Social Services: These public services aim to create more effective organizations, build stronger communities, and promote equity and opportunity e.g. Paying fees for orphans cater for disabled and most disadvantages families.

VOLUNTARY

An international workcamp consists of volunteers from different races, nationalities and other backgrounds although local volunteers are usually in the majority; the latter are made up of two groups namely GEPI members and local community members.

Workcamp seasons

There are two main workcamp seasons as follows:

✓Summer: September .October and November

✓Winter: May , June , July and August

Certain workcamps are organized outside the main seasons as and when need arises.

 

What is a workcamp movement?


We as GEPI summarized as building peace, confronting militarism and prejudice, developing understanding and international friendship, helping communities to help themselves, intervening to help during disasters, also encouraging sustainable development.

 

CONTACT GLOBAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM INTERNATIONAL

Executive Director   

Mr Innocent Ndenda

1565 WhiteCliffe South , Harare , Zimbawe

Contact Number +263773580626 or +263773135909

WhatsApp Number +14137175881

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