Photo credit: Jan-Dirk Visagie
A huge crowd of Zimbabweans held vigil outside the Magistrates’ Court in Harare on 13 July 2016 where Pastor Evan Mawarire’s “treason” trial was being heard. Pastor Mawarire initiated the #ThisFlag social media campaign.
Photo credit: Commercial Farmers’ Union
Harvesting commercially grown peas in Zimbabwe
Photo credit: Robin Hammond / NOOR
A 91-year-old man walks across a subsistence maize field in a rural area of Zimbabwe
Photo credit: Barbara Langridge
Fallout from the land grab in Zimbabwe: The ruins of Pagomo homestead on the once highly productive Lorn farm in the Odzi district. “Losing my home, country, community and sense of belonging has been the greatest influence on my life. No matter how successful we are, without community we will experience a deep emptiness and dislocation from the world around us,” said Barbara subsequently.
Photo credit: Reuters Philimon Bulawayo
Commercial farmer Darryn Smart is welcomed back to the family’s Lesbury Estates farm by village elder, farm workers and children in December 2017. The Smart family were violently evicted by a top cleric, Bishop Trevor Manhanga, Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Zimbabwe church.
Photo permission: Kerry Kay
The Commercial Farmers’ Union’s AIDS Control Programme was run by a commercial farmer’s wife, Kerry Kay, on a voluntary basis after she accepted the position of Project Manager in 1995. This
programme was judged by UN AIDS as the best of its type internationally and it has been used as a model for other projects. Here Kerry comforts the blind wife of a farm worker displaced by the devastating farm invasions.
Photo credit: Nathaniel Tetteh
The Mike Campbell Foundation’s school fees project began in 2006 with just 15 pupils, mostly children of former farm workers, with the support of friends and well-wishers. In 2017, with additional funding support, the MCF was able to pay the fees of 226 children in the Chegutu district, the majority of whom are in primary school.