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Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe
World Vision in Africa: Zimbabwe 

Located in southeastern Africa, Zimbabwe is a landlocked country and home to the incredible Victoria Falls. A turbulent recent history has caused the collapse of the agriculture-based economy, pushing people further into poverty.

See the communities World Vision works with in Zimbabwe:

1. Lupane Go to Communtiy page 2. Hwange Go to Communtiy page 3. Nkayi Go to Communtiy page 4. Sikobokobo Go to Communtiy page 5. Mzimuni Go to Communtiy page
Zimbabwe National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Zimbabwe 67/1000 52 Years 82% $460 90% 92% 150,872 12,571,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • More than 1.3 million people living with HIV today in Zimbabwe
  • About 3,000 people die every week as a result of AIDS
  • There are approximately 1.3 million orphans who have lost one or both parents to AIDS
  • Inflation remains a major issue or the country, ballooning to over 200 million percent in 2008

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