[Video] The Challenges Refugees Face

Margaret Ling, one of the trustees of the Zimbabwe Association, talks about the ways in which the charity supports refugees, asylum seekers and the host community. She also talks about the challenges the charity and it members face and how they are dealing with those problems. She was speaking at a Zimbabwe Action in Solidarity … Continue reading [Video] The Challenges Refugees Face

Pelagia Hungwe Receives Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community

By Rachael Munda* Pelagia Zigangwe Hungwe - an advisory committee member of the Zimbabwe Association and the Zimbabwe Action in Solidarity (ZAS) Leicester Drop-in Centre's co-ordinator - received the Eva Organization for Women Certificate of Appreciation on March 8, 2012 as part of International Women's Day celebrations. The award recognises and celebrates the contribution of outstanding, inspirational … Continue reading Pelagia Hungwe Receives Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community

ZAS Leicester Drop-in Centre & DMU STAR Celebrate World Food Day

The Zimbabwe Action in Solidarity (ZAS) Leicester Drop-in Centre and the De Montfort University Student Action for Refugees (DMU STAR) celebrated World Food Day on February 24, 2012. The event was held in the Hugh Aston Building at De Montfort University and was organised by DMU STAR. The event was in aid of the refugee community … Continue reading ZAS Leicester Drop-in Centre & DMU STAR Celebrate World Food Day

Review – Leicester Quakers/Zimbabwe Association Choir Appeal – February 12, 2012

Mary Chabvamuperu is a member of the Zimbabwe Association and Zimbabwe Action in Solidarity (ZAS) Leicester Drop-in Centre. In this video, she talks about why community support groups are important to asylum seekers. She was speaking at a fundraising event that had been organised by the Leicester Quakers on behalf of the Zimbabwe Association Choir: … Continue reading Review – Leicester Quakers/Zimbabwe Association Choir Appeal – February 12, 2012