Celebrating 30 Years of Service

1999 - 2001 LRF Gets A New Home In Bulawayo

Legal & Civic Education

The LRF believes that "Knowledge is power" human and legal rights violations thrive on ignorance. It is for this reason that LRF seeks to educate people on their rights, empower them to assert themselves and afford them the ability to take up cases when necessary.


Offering Legal Services

Offering legal services & responding to human rights abuses. The LRF concentrates on family law issues and provides information and Knowledge to an average 100,000 people each year. Having raised awareness, the trained staff are then available to help individuals to their particular problems.


Service Provider Training

In support of its work to address the people's needs, the LRF also strives to strengthen service delivery and build the capacity of local authorities to protect the rights of their constituents by training service providers in the justice system and public sector.


Promoting Law & Policy Reform

Promoting law & policy reform and citizen participation in governance. The LRF researches and provides information on topical issues, most recently on why a strong constitution is important and the different elements that should be present in a democratic constitution.


Legal Publications

The Publications Unit (LPU) has been described as the hub of the wheel of LRF, linking the various programmes. It produces pamphlets and information leaflets to underpin the education programme and publishing legal texts for the profession, which also contributes to income-generation.


Latest News Articles

LRF combines business model with charity work

From 11-14 September this year the LRF Board of Trustees and Senior Management of the LRF were on an introspective strategic planning retreat to map out ways to respond to the current environment for the benefit of the organisation’s beneficiaries.

Legal Services Programme

The Legal Resources Foundation (LRF)’s Legal Services Programme, apart from strengthening the capacity of the marginalised to use legal information to assert their rights, also aims at increasing the number of people who have access to the justice delivery system.

LRF reaches out to more people

The LRF has, over three months, carried out a total number of 444 outreach sessions and 119 workshops throughout the country under its Legal Education Programme, in pursuit of its objectives to increase legal and civic knowledge and awareness and to enhance confidence to seek legal advice / legal representation among vulnerable groups in the Zimbabwean community.