for Life (CFL), exists to encourage all United Reformed and Local
Ecumenical Partnership churches to take
and give for people
across the world. By linking with campaigns, partners and projects through Christian Aid and the World Development Movement, a difference to the lives of some of the world's poorest people can be made..
Our CFL Partner is Zimbabwe
in Zimbabwe continues to
worsen. The country faces serious food shortages, a crumbling economy
and one of the world's highest rates of HIV/AIDS.
The ongoing human rights abuses of leading political and civic leaders has drawn widespread condemnation from the international community but the situation remains dire for those who choose to speak out.
Zimbabwe’s inflation rate currently stands at over 7000%, the highest in the world. The country is facing soaring poverty and unemployment, and there are serious shortages of food, fuel, foreign currency and basic goods.
Zimbabwe, once the ‘bread-