Our Purpose

Welcome to the Zimbabwe Network of Early Childhood Development Actors.  ZINECDA is a national umbrella body of Early Childhood Development Organizations and individuals working in partnership with other stakeholders to influence policies, programs and practice related to Early Childhood Development (ECD) through policy advocacy, generation of new knowledge, building capacity of members, policy makers, and sharing experiences.


ZINECDA is a membership-based organization whose purpose is to fulfill the realization of the rights of every child, from conception to eight years, the period known as Early Childhood Development or ECD. ZINECDA is a network of non-state and state actors with current membership consisting of community based organisations, non-governmental organisations, faith based organisations, ECD centres, research and academic organization and private sector working to enhance early childhood development in Zimbabwe.

Our Mission

ZINECDA’s mission is to ensure that all ZINECDA members work collaboratively to promote multi-sectoral approaches to child development.


ZINECDA’s vision is a Zimbabwe where all young children from conception to 8 year old are treasured in such a way that their basic rights are met and their rights to survive and thrive are realized

Our Values

We respect the uniqueness and rights of every individual child. The child’s wellbeing and interests are at the centre of all what we do

Our Goal

ZINECDA aim at creating an enabling environment for strengthening the capacity of members to strategically engage in key Policy and Programme Development processes at all levels to influence the improvement of support for holistic development of all infants and young children.


Doing the right thing at the right time.