Case Studies

Promoting handwashing to prevent COVID-19

Plan International Zimbabwe is taking steps to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by installing handwashing points at 4 schools in Kwekwe.
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Girls generate income and avoid child marriage

Girls like Sandra from rural Zimbabwe are becoming independent, supporting their families and not marrying young thanks to a project supporting them to earn a good income.
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Economic empowerment boosts girls’ education in Zimbabwe…

Girls in Zimbabwe are staying in school and avoiding child marriages and discrimination thanks to an economic empowerment project from Plan International Zimbabwe.
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Busting myths through social media in Zimbabwe

Girls and women in Zimbabwe are getting access to accurate information on their sexual and reproductive health thanks to the innovative use of social media.
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Supporting food shortage-hit girls in Kwekwe

Plan International Zimbabwe rolled out a livelihoods and nutrition capacitation programme meant to cushion families from food insecurity which was negatively affecting the lives of girls and…
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Mobile phones facilitate basic literacy for adolescent girls…

The use of the mobile phone as a learning platform has reignited the hope of attaining literacy for thousands of marginalised adolescent girls in Zimbabwe, whose bright dreams were put on hold…
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5 ways climate change is disrupting girls’ lives

These stories show how the inequalities experienced by marginalised girls and young women are amplified by the impacts of climate change.
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Skills training transforms the futures of young women

Tracey, 20, from Zimbabwe describes how a skills training programme has changed her life and allowed her to dream of a big future.
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Plan International distributes 160,000 mosquito nets following…

The potential for malaria and waterborne diseases to spread among Cyclone Idai floods puts thousands of vulnerable children at risk.
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Plan International scales up response to Cyclone Idai Disaster…

Plan International has scaled up its response to Tropical Cyclone Idai across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi where hundreds of thousands are in desperate need of assistance.
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