Grandma’s hopes restored

I had almost lost hope, but my grandchildren are back at school! My name is Gogo Phiri, I live in Bulawayo with my grandchildren Maclean and Phumuzile who are both orphaned.When I moved from Gokwe I decided to take my grandchildren with me since there was no one to take care of them in the […]


LRF makes legal aid a reality

Accessing justice is a nightmare in Zimbabwe as it is not only difficult to understand and follow the complex court processes, but also expensive, particularly if one engages a legal practitioner. For many, access to justice is a pie in the sky. The LRF’s legal services have, however, made access to justice a reality for […]


LRF catching them young

The Legal Resources Foundation trained Children from Katsukunya Primary School and Katsukunya Secondary School  as Peer Legal Advisors (PLAs) in Mutoko and Epworth Districts. PLAs are trained on children’s rights and responsibilities, preventing different forms of child abuse and steps to take when abuse happens. The trained youths then educate their peers in their schools, […]


The dentist got it wrong but LRF set it right

A Gweru man sought help from the Legal Resources Foundation after a botched dental procedure left him not only in pain, but also with no sense of taste. The victim was attended to at a branch of one of the largest medical institutions in the country providing medical insurance, health services and dental services. In […]


Dentist got it wrong but LRF set it right

A Gweru man sought help from the Legal Resources Foundation after a botched dental procedure left him not only in pain, but also with no sense of taste. The victim was attended to at a branch of one of the largest medical institutions in the country providing medical insurance, health services and dental services. In […]


UNICEF applauds fight against child marriages

Speech by Sam Muradzikwa UN Policy & Chief of Social Policy and Research (UNICEF) during the LRF Golf Day in Harare on 7 April 2017 held under the theme, “Help Us Stop Child Marriages”. From the outset, allow me to thank you all for this demonstration of commitment towards empowering women and girls and protecting […]


Legal Education Programme changes lives

An evaluation of the LRF’s Legal Education Programme has shown that the adage “Knowledge is power” speaks to reality. The evaluation results of the LRF’s Legal Education activities in 2016 showed that the LRF has helped change lives in a variety of ways through making people aware of their rights and training them not only […]


LRF coordinates help desks

The LRF and other legal assistance providers, aware that self-actors in courts need legal advice and guidance, are operating help desks at the courts. Clients are advised on the processes and procedures in court to help smooth their path as self-actors, as well as providing them with appropriate referrals. The venture was deemed successful after […]


LRF makes legal aid a reality

Accessing justice is a nightmare in Zimbabwe as it is not only difficult to understand and follow the complex court processes, but also expensive, particularly if one engages a legal practitioner. For many, access to justice is a pie in the sky. The LRF’s legal services have, however, made access to justice a reality for […]