Takaitei Bote

My role at is to develop communications and information dissemination strategies for the organisation. I also provide capacity building to partners and staff on communications and documentation. I love recording the voices of the poor and excluded through the various communication forums provided by ActionAid.

Latest blogs

Teenage mother, Yvonne (17) of Tombo Ward 15 in Nyanga District dropped out of school after she had fallen pregnant at 14. She was then doing Form 1 and her child, a boy is now two years old. She...
Eleven year old, Tadiwa from Ward 19 of Nyanga stopped going to school in 2016. She was doing Grade 5 in 2016 and is supposed to be in Grade 6 in 2017.Tadiwa stays with her grandmother who is...
They have termed the act "Sex Race”. It resembles “Sodom and Gomora” in the bible and is unbelievably happening in Chitungwiza, a dormitory town out of Harare in Zimbabwe. In a preposterous...
Memory (12) from Kambudzi Ward 12 in Nyanga rural, east of Zimbabwe passed her Grade 7 Examinations exceptionally in 2016. She came out with 9 units.  Unfortunately, Memory’s future is uncertain...
The normal pre-occupation of any teenager growing up in a rural Zimbabwean family where both father and mother are there can be their right to play.  From playing they will be hungry and they...
Hamunyari Nhika is a 45 year widow who lives in Ward 14 Chitungwiza, a town outside the capital city of Harare. She became a Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) volunteer in January 2015. ZWLA...
Linda Zimunya (23) of Makoni District, east of Zimbabwe, who fell pregnant at 17, is one young mother who believes all is not lost despite her experiences which pointed to a doomed life.  Now a...
Sharon Mayakayaka (34) of Nyanga District, east of Zimbabwe has experienced challenges of accessing, controlling and owning land in her home country. As a result, she has failed to effectively...
Perseverance is one of the most important values for Grace Munetsi (46), a communal farmer based in Chiendambuya, Nyanga District, under Manicaland Province in the eastern part of Zimbabwe. She...
For Barbra Saunyama (58) of Nyanga District in Manicaland Province, east of Zimbabwe, participating in the #women2killimanjaro 2016 women’s land rights campaign not only gave her an opportunity to...