Zimbabwe

Shepherd Chipere can easily water his garden thanks to the borehole CRS drilled in his community as part of the ER WASH project. Photo by David Snyder for CRS

Shepherd Chipere can easily water his garden thanks to the borehole CRS drilled in his community as part of the ER WASH project. Photo by David Snyder for CRS

Catholic Relief Services Zimbabwe has built strategic partnerships with more than 20 local organizations, bringing quality humanitarian, recovery and development programming to the country's urban and rural communities. We regularly collaborate with the government of Zimbabwe to ensure our projects' strategic direction, fill the gaps in services faced by vulnerable populations, build capacity of partner staff or community volunteers, and monitor and implement project activities.

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Stats

Population:13,182,908 (July 2013 est.)
Size:150,872 sq mi; slightly larger than Montana
People Served:523,557 (2013 est.)

History

At the invitation of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference, Catholic Relief Services has worked in Zimbabwe since 1989 with the Catholic Church, community-based organizations and government institutions.

Programs

Agriculture
Education
Disaster Response
Health
Peacebuilding
Water and Sanitation


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