Our True Voice are the eyes and ears of the communities that drive the ECID programme.

They are our network of community reporters sharing first-hand accounts of the challenges and solutions of social exclusion.


Enddy Ziyera


Reporting topics:
Health, Covid-19, water, gender based violence, women, children, people with disabilities


  1. COVID-19 lockdown leads to spike in domestic violence cases in Zimbabwe

    Advocacy groups say one in three women in Zimbabwe is a victim of domestic violence. The COVID-19 lockdown has seen a spike in cases of domestic violence across the country with experts saying the mental strain caused by job losses, lockdown restrictions are fuelling domestic tensions leading to unprecedented levels of abuse behind the locked…

    Enddy Ziyera

    Portrait of Endy Ziyera, a Community Reporter in Zimbabwe
  2. Access to clean water remains a challenge for residents of Gimboki

    Access to clean water remains a pipedream for many residents of Dangamvura especially those residing in Gimboki. Women and children spend hours in long queues, at the two communal water points, to fill up a few containers. Altercations, shouting, and cursing is a daily ritual as people jostle for a chance to fill up their…

    Enddy Ziyera

    Residents, mostly women in Gimboki queue for water
  3. Persons with disabilities demand improved health funding

    The right to health is guaranteed under section 76 of the national constitution of Zimbabwe. Yet, this right is not fully enjoyed by people living with disabilities (PWDs). According to Mr Dzveta, from Tariro Trust, an organization that advocates for the rights of PWDs in Mutare, people with disabilities are looking forward to a 2021…

    Enddy Ziyera

    Gimboki Mobile Clinic, Zimbabwe