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Sunday, 22 June 2008

Three ways to support Zimbabwe

1. Help a Zimbabwean return home to vote

A diaspora focussed campaign is aiming to help Zimbabweans return home to vote on Friday next week. It is being coordinated by the Peace and Democracy Project (PDP) and the Southern African Women’s Institute for Migration Affairs (SAWIMA).

Sponsorship options include assisting an employee with a return ticket, paying for one or more seats on a bus via the website, or even sponsoring an entire bus.

Contact these numbers for further information:

Peace and Democracy Project of Zimbabwe:
Mr Mathula Lusinga, Programme Officer
Cell: 084 744 7272


Mr Gilbert Moyo, Project Co-ordinator
Cell: 079 665 8870

Southern African Women’s Institute for Migration Affairs:
Mrs Joyce Dube, Director
Tel: (011) 339 3900
Cell: 079 873 9021

2. Protect the Vote

People who wish to donate money to pay for on the ground infrastructure, like petrol for getting to polling stations, promotional material etc, please send it to:

Acc Name: Protect Your Vote
Standard Bank 025609 Blue route
Ac no 270055045

3. Amnesty International: Petition on the crisis in Zimbabwe to the Governments of Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, and South Africa

Amnesty International (Canada) have launched an appeal calling on Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa to take action on the crisis in Zimbabwe. The text of the petition in below and you can sign it at this link here. Please use the feature on their website to invite everyone you know to sign it as well.

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