SAINT VINCENT SCHOOL
St. Vincent School is located in the Rural District of Goromonzi in the Eastern Mashonaland Province. The school began with the purpose of attending to the education of the children of the farm workers who lived in the area. This school belongs to the Archdiocese of Harare and is directly in charge of the Claretian Missionaries residing in Ruwa (7 km away), in the parish of St. Saint Dominic. Ruwa is located about 25 km east of Harare.
The school community, that is, the parents of children who attend St. Vincent’s Schools, is generally poor. The majority of parents are farm workers, while others are household employees. There are new families that lived in Ruwa and are sending their children to the schools.
The primary school has around 655 pupils, following the enrolment of 2017 comprising of two streams per grade in the primary and in ECD two levels. With this large amount of children, there are fifteen qualified teachers and two teachers in ECD.
The secondary school has 375 pupils, there are two streams from form 1 to form 4.
The Mission of the two schools is to give quality education to these poor children, some of them from difficult situations, following the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church by transmitting to them the following values: discipline, hard-work, faith, care for the nature, help to the poor and use of the knowledge for the good of the community in general.