Zimbabwe Episcopal Area

Local Church
Tapiwa Nyawasha cuts strips from scrap pieces of plastic that she will use to make bed, bath and door mats as a way to increase income and empower widows and single mothers. Tapiwa  is a member of Kuwadzana Extension United Methodist Church in Harare, Zimbabwe. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera, UM News.

From trash to cash: Zimbabwe woman launches venture

By recycling plastic and cloth, Tapiwa Nyawasha supports herself and her church and encourages others to do likewise.
Mission and Ministry
Youth from the East Zimbabwe Annual Conference participate in team-building exercises as part of their training in learning to promote drug-free communities. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UM News.

Zimbabwe church trains youth leaders to avoid drugs

Substance abuse is rising in Zimbabwe and the church has launched a campaign to teach youth to make healthier choices.
Mission and Ministry
Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa (center, with foot on ball) celebrates with youth teams after playing an exhibition soccer game together at Avonlea Primary School in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Episcopal Area has put a focus on sports and fitness as a way to get members healthy and bring new souls to Christ. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Zimbabwe United Methodists focus on sports and recreation

Connecting a healthy mind and a healthy body is the key to a happier life, says Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa.
Mission and Ministry
Janet Mutsengi, 85, arrives in an ox-drawn cart to seek medical care from the staff at the Dindi United Methodist Clinic in Zimbabwe. The United Methodist Church is helping provide health services to underserved communities through an outreach program. Photo by the Rev. Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UM News.

Clinic patients come in carts, wheelbarrows, on foot

Dindi community welcomes United Methodist Church’s health outreach efforts but pleads for ambulance and doctors.

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