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Zimbabwe
World Vision in Africa: Zimbabwe 

Located in southeastern Africa, Zimbabwe is a landlocked country 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
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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


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Country Challenges Geography & People
  • More than 1.3 million people are currently living with HIV 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 ballooned to over 200,000,000% in 2008, and remains a major issue for the country today

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