In an effort to fight against rising cases of drug abuse, early child marriages and pregnancies and HIV and AIDS, Nyameni High School has spearheaded the establishment of a Marondera district educational forum to come up with strategies to fight against the challenges.

Nyameni High School head boy, Kundai Masache said the forum is meant to produce a learner who is disciplined, innovative and self reliant and free from drug abuse.

An 18 member committee made up of students from Nyameni High, Nagle House, Corner Stone College, Cherutombo High, Mahusekwa High, Eagle Tanning, Rakodzi High, Marondera High and two members of staff was selected to lead the forum with Masache as the chairperson.

The launch was also attended by the ZRP and Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development.