Zimbabwe

  1. Women and people with disabilities taking part in community decision making

    Reporter story—Zimbabwe

    Our True Voice reporter Twinet Ncube shares an insight into a community meeting about taking part in decision making processes and how this helps her, as a woman with a disability, as well as others in her community, ensure their needs are heard and taken into account. “Chimwara village 3, ward 25 today held a…

  2. Zimbabwe’s education inequalities deepen due to COVID-19

    Blog—Zimbabwe

    This article was written in co-production with Our True Voice community reporters Bridget Munkuli, Linda Supiya and Faris Davidson who were reporting on these issues in their communities. For the first time in 5 years, Zimbabwe recorded its worst ever Grade 7 results, with children from the poorest families bearing disproportionate hardships in adapting to…

  3. Zimbabwe research proposal

    Research—Zimbabwe

    Research in ECID aims to understand the complex issues in fragile countries that affect access to services for marginalised groups. Zimbabwe research questions What are the challenges faced by people with disabilities (women and men above the age of 18) in Mutasa, Mutare Urban and Mutare Rural Districts in accessing health services? View the full…

  4. Child-marriage in Zimbabwe: a crisis within a pandemic

    Blog—Zimbabwe

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, child marriage is a silent crisis raging on in Zimbabwe. Angela Saurombe (not her real name),16, is now a part of the tragic national statistics as one of hundreds of young Zimbabwean girls who will not return to school to write this year’s university entrance examinations. Angela hails…

  5. Actions from ECID partners secures health clinic and access to water for communities in Mutare City

    News—Zimbabwe

    In Zimbabwe, the ECID team and partners have been successful in mobilising a health clinic, ambulance and improved water infrastructure for residents of Mutare City, improving the lives of women and people with disabilities. In October, following efforts from the ECID programme, officials from the municipality reported that they had begun construction of a clinic…

  6. LILO workshop in Harare advances GESI strategy in Zimbabwe ECID programme

    News—Zimbabwe

    The Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) strategy that underpins the ECID project was significantly advanced in Zimbabwe through a looking inward, looking outward inclusion workshop In November. ECID’s GESI Strategy prioritises three strategic objectives, each intended to support the programme with its ambition to transform gender equality and social inclusion. The three-cross cutting GESI…

  7. “Clean water will liberate women and reduce social inequalities” says community reporter Faris Davison

    Blog—Zimbabwe

    Faris Davison from Dangamvura is a community reporter for ECID who has reported on water access for women and the dangers they face. She reported “there is virtually no water provided by the local authority”, going on to explain that “residents depend on unprotected shallow wells for water.” Describing the dangers of this, Faris explained…

  8. Adapting to Covid-19 in Zimbabwe

    Blog—Zimbabwe

    The threats of Covid-19 have plunged development and business work the world over into a complexity which demands exceptional innovation and learning to make an impact for the most vulnerable people. On 20 March 2020, Zimbabwe recorded its first case of Covid-19 and since then, things have drastically changed in the country. The Evidence and…