ZIMBABWE – Newsletter posted May 2014

ZIMBABWE – Newsletter – posted May 2014 Lots of little stalls selling a few vegetables or other bits and pieces, bright colours, lively worship, currency so used that it is very dirty and almost falling apart, hot sun, dirt roads with lots of potholes, a feeling of vibrancy despite the economic struggles, warm hospitality, renewed […]

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ZIMBABWE – Newsletter posted February 2014

John Kasondela – February 2014 post John Kasondela is 42 years old and head of the Syamwaka village in the north-west of Zimbabwe. John has a great deal of responsibility as village head as well as the responsibility that comes with providing for 2 wives and 11 children! Christian Aid partner, Christian Care, began helping […]

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ZIMBABWE – Newsletter posted January 2014

ZIMBABWE – Newsletter posted January 2014 Silindeni Gumbo is 28 years old and moved to Matabeleland South from Mashonaland in the north of Zimbabwe. It took her a while to get used to the lack of rain in Matabeleland South and the new language was challenging for her to understand. She also described how it […]

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ZIMBABWE – newsletter posted November 2013

November Stories for Change ZIMBABWE – Situation update: Elections Zimbabwe held presidential and parliamentary polls in July, resulting in a landslide victory for Mugabe, who was re-elected as president for the seventh time. His party Zanu-PF gained a two-thirds majority in the parliamentary poll, which resulted in the power-sharing coalition with Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for […]

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ZIMBABWE – Newsletter – posted June 2013

Knowledge is Power — June 2013 Roses Moyo is a 62 year old grandmother and is the caretaker of the Silikwana nutrition garden in Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe, a project set up by Christian Aid partner, the Dabane Trust. The Dabane Trust help communities to sustain themselves by helping them to build dams with pumps and […]

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ZIMBABWE – Newsletter – posted April 2013

ZIMBABWE UPDATE April 2013 ZIMBABWE: African Development Bank asked to support a debt audit The Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD) has written to the African Development Bank, calling on them to signal they would support a debt audit in Zimbabwe, and release all information on past loans to the country. The letter was […]

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