George Fleming House has relied upon the generous support of Donors for essential maintenance. Without the support of donors and volunteers, George Fleming House would not be able to fund the upkeep of the facility and offer reasonably priced accommodation to residents. The facility is old and requires continual attention to plumbing, electrical and structural repairs.
The Beit and Wakeford Trust have been extremely supportive over many years and George Fleming House are indebted to these Trusts for their loyal support.
The Committee and Board of Trustees consists entirely of volunteers. The committee comprises of Rupert Wilkinson as Chairman, Treasurer Des Lawler CA (Z), Anna Fleming (granddaughter of George Fleming) and Dr. Nyarai Paweni. The Board of Trustees is represented by Gary Jenkins and Raffy Costa. Des keeps the finances in order and has performed miracles over the years, particularly when the local dollar lost its value and food shortages prevailed. Des was able to generate a constant flow of food provisions with some creative billing options.
The kitchen is in desperate need of refurbishment. Gestures of support are extremely welcome and the Trustees and Committee stand ready to assist and support any donors that may be willing to help with ongoing maintenance and refurbishment of the House.
Special mention of Ivan Craig, Director of Sales & Marketing at Agriseeds, who are supporting George Fleming House by way of donating fruit trees, vegetable seedlings and maize. George Fleming House are extremely grateful to Agriseeds for their valued support.
We are eternally grateful to Des Lawler of the Wakeford Trust for provided funding for our new palisade fencing along Herbert Chitepo Avenue and for repainting of the entire outside of the house and surrounding buildings. George Fleming House is a major landmark in Harare & we are extremely proud of the upgrade to our facility.
Sincere thanks also go to the Campbell family of Pamona Quarries for kindly donating 20 cubic meters of 3/4 ” stone to upgrade our car park. Gestures of cash or kind to improve George Fleming House are extremely welcome and we salute those who are willing to assist maintain and improve this wonderful establishment.
House Manager Mary Lou Chisholm and Committee member Dr. Nyarai Paweni appeared on a ZiFM Radio Chat Show in November 2017 to promote George Fleming House. An interesting interview followed. We sincerely hope that generating public awareness will help in our drive to raise much needed funds.
Mike Garden of the Ndeipi magazine has kindly offered to include an advert into their March ’18 issue. Our sincere thanks to Mike and his team for assisting.