Zara's Center is supported by the PG Family Foundation. The Foundation was officially incorporated as The Jonathan Plutzik and Lesley Goldwasser Family Foundation in the State of NY. The Foundation is a designated charitable entity as described in U.S. Tax Code Section 501(c)(3). The Center is registered as a Charitable Trust in Zimbabwe.  Registered as "Zara's Centre Trust" (Registered Trust: MA137/2007)

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Zara's Center is committed to providing the tools and resources necessary to help children succeed and become their own advocates. Zara's provides a wide variety of services for every child.

SCHOOL FEES PAYMENT
Payment of fees or facilitation of third party payment

 

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

Tutoring, computer instruction, internet access, reading clubs

 

MENTAL & PHYSICAL HEALTHCARE

Annual health check-ups, psycho-social support, spiritual enrichment activities, case management, quarterly home visits, oral hygiene, feminine care products

 

 

NUTRITIONALLY BALANCED HOME-COOKED MEALS

Breakfast before school, a hot meal after school and a hot meal each weekend day

 


LIFE SKILLS

Gardening & sewing

RECREATION

Supervised play, monthly birthday celebrations, periodic field days

ART PROGRAMS

Music, dance, beading instruction, visual arts, drama

"There are many things I like at Zara's. I like Zara's because we learn different things like computers, sewing, traditional dance, art, music, sports and library (reading). Sometimes we have parties on our birthdays."

            --Millicent, Age 10

"Zara's Center has become my home, when I’m at Zara I’m with my family."

            --Dumisoni, Age 16

"I love Zara because they love and care about me. I always enjoy myself every time." 

            --Bukhusi, Age 11