Hunger & Livelihoods

Tuesday 20 April 2021

Cash Transfers: A Life-line for Food Insecure Families

Wendy’s family is among 23715 vulnerable and food insecure families benefiting from ECHO funded Safe Multipurpose Assistance to Communities in Crises project which is being implemented by Save the Children and International Rescue Committee in five districts of Zimbabwe. Every month, they receive USD65 which enables them to buy basic food commodities.

Friday 16 April 2021

Improving Lives through Cash Transfers

Sisters Nokwanda (10) and Khanyisiwe (4) are happy girls, as they are well fed and are able to have three meals each day. They are grateful for the USD65 that has been coming through their grandmother’s mobile wallet each month since September 2020. The mobile cash transfers have helped their 71-year –old Margaret to buy enough food, for their family throughout the peak hunger period.

Wednesday 25 November 2020

Impact of Climate Change on Food Security in Zimbabwe

Through financial support from ECHO, Save the Children in partnership with International Rescue Committee is supporting vulnerable and food insecure households through cash transfers, under the Safe Multipurpose Assistance to Communities in Crises in Zimbabwe project. It is being implemented in Mbire, Matobo, Beitbridge, Chipinge and Chimanimani districts.

Saturday 18 July 2020

Cash Transfers: A lifeline for Serina's family

Serina says the cash has been receiving assisted her and her grandchildren for a while. Their lifestyle changed and she also managed to buy other things which she couldn’t buy before.

Monday 13 July 2020

Elderly couple desperate for food amid a coronavirus pandemic

Save the Children and its implementing partners World Vision and Care have been supporting over 80 000 vulnerable and food insecure families through its food and cash transfer project in Mbire, Matobo, Mwenezi and Beitbridge district. Leonora (65) who is blind was among the elderly people supported by the project.