Domboshava Community Project

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Domboshava Community Project


A collection of all photos from the Domboshava Community Project Exhibit

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Morning At the Market
A cold morning at Domboshava Showground Market.

Market and Transport
At the market and transport used scotch carts pulled by oxen.

Cows at the Market
Cows being sold at the market in the financial crisis of 2009.

Goods at the Market
Even baskets and other modern wares found their way at the market.

Goats and Chickens
Goats and chickens in the same place and manure used in the garden.

VaMurehwa even had grapes in his organic garden, how awesome!

Domboshava Showgrounds Market
Many faces at the market.

Market Clothes
Clothing for sale at the Domboshava Showgrounds market.

Women at the Market
Most of these women became my friends and inspired me to start women groups leading to the creation of Domboshava Community Project.

Mushrooms and Bananas at the Market
Mushrooms from the forest and bananas from the homesteads found their way at the Showground market but displayed on the ground.

Organic Garden in Domboshava, Zimbabwe
Organic garden of Sekuru Murehwa in Domboshava, Zimbabwe.

Clothing at the Market
Other vendors were into clothing too so competition.

Proud family with their permaculture home built from natural materials.

Sekuru Murehwa - Permaculturalist in Domboshava, Zimbabwe
Proud Permaculturalist Sekuru Murehwa.

Inspiration for Change
Seeing this inspired Sylvia Hove, founder of the Domboshava Community Project, to improve on the quality and conditions of the market place.

Homestead of Sekuru Murehwa in Domboshava, Zimbabwe
Sekuru Murehwa was already practicing permaculture at his house near the Showgrounds and used the cow dung as organic manure he picked everyday of the week at the market. This image shows Murehwa’s water source and illustrates how different elements…

Clothing Business at Domboshava Showgrounds Market
The clothing business was what originally got founder Sylvia Hove into the Domboshava project.

Domboshava Showgrounds Market - Entrance
The gateway into the market at the Domboshava Showgrounds.

Morning Bustle - Domboshava Showgrounds Market
The hustle and morning bustle at the Domboshava Showgrounds Market.

Market Garden
The permaculture garden at the Domboshava Showgrounds

Vendors at the Market
Vendors at the market had to pay a fee to the district council for using this space yet the conditions were still bad.

Tomatoes at the Market
Tomatoes for sale at the market.

At the Market
Trying to make a buck at the market.
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