Zimbabweans tough it out against all odds
By David Snyder
There are signs of a fragile stability returning to Zimbabwe after decades of devastating decline. But the rural poor have yet to find themselves on solid ground.
Hunger is still overwhelming. Illnesses that are easily treated are still killing people for lack of access to health care. Many people don’t have enough to survive.
The powerful story of average Zimbabweans is one of enormous resilience and courage in the face of these difficulties.
Read their stories below or view their picture gallery
David Snyder went to visit Caritas supported projects in Zimbabwe. Here are his blog entries from the trip.
Day 1: Food still scarce in poor families
Day 2: Mothers abandon children in economic crisis
Day 3: Rural poor’s resilience after decade of devastating decline
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