July 2014

Supporting the Rights of Undocumented Migrants Event: The Routes to Irregularity and No Way Back.

The Migrants Rights Network is holding a free event to provide attendees with information and advice on how best to support undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.  There will be a question and answer session where you may raise your concerns. Free food and entertainment is also provided.

When:         Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 14:00 to 19:00
Where:        Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester

To book a place or for more information e-mail: [email protected] or phone 07961 644443 to reserve your place.

ZA Coordinator spoke at MDC meeting in Manchester, 14 December 2013. See website https://sites.google.com/site/mdcukandirelandnorthdistrict/branches-and-officials/manchester and  article  http://www.changezimbabwe.com/.

Community Arts North West present HEART’S CORE

A glimpse into the HEART of REFUGEE WOMEN’S lives

Saturday 15 June – 2 pm, 3.30 pm, 5 pm, 6.30 pm, 8 pm

For further info: tel: 0161 234 2975 or   http://can.uk.com/  

NACCOM conference on 27 April

The National NACCOM conference is at Brunswick Parish Church, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9TQ on Saturday 27 April 10.30 to 4.00. It will be a day to inspire, challenge and equip you to put an end to destitution in the UK! The cost is subsidised by the Homelessness Transition Fund and is £10 including lunch (£5 unwaged). Those with no recourse to public funds can come free as long as they are key volunteers in an accommodation project (maximum 2 per project, total maximum 20). If you have any queries contact Dave Smith on 07800 589937 or[email protected]  

Zimbabwe Association members at International Women’s day events, March 2013


MDC Manchester General Meeting Photos with Ms Maravanyika 01

Mai Maravanyika visits Manchester on Saturday 9 February and speaks to MDC Manchester about the work of the Zimbabwe Association (Click on heading above for photos)

Zimbabwe Association Manchester meeting

Date: Saturday 22 September 2012

Venue: Canon Hussey Community Centre, Islington Way. Off Chapel St, Islington, Salford M3 5JB

Time: 3 – 5.30 pm DROP IN MEETING

(12 – 2 pm Advisory Committee meeting)



Refugee Week: special event hosted by the Rainbow Group (African refugees basesd in Swinton area.
You are warmly invited to theRainbow Cultural Showcase’ which will take place as follows:
There will be traditional African food from 5 nations, plus Chinese and others! African and world music, and African traditional dance and poetry.
The event is funded by The Swinton and Pendlebury Community Committee and the Health Improvement Service.

Zimbabwe Association Manchester

Please come to the meeting on SATURDAY 5 MAY 2012  at 2 pm  (prompt) if you are interested in being actively involved in ZAM, see link ZAM 050512 Agenda and ZIMBABWE ASSOCIATION MANCHESTER _final-constitution_

Summary of meeting:

Zimbabwe Association Manchester (ZAM) was founded as a local group on 5 May 2012   to focus on needs of Zimbabweans living in poverty in Manchester and for community development. It was agreed that there should be monthly meetings for members and the committee would meet fortnightly at a free venue.

The proposed Constitution was adopted and membership fees agreed; ZAM will work  with Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) who have offered free space for meetings

 Committee elected as follows:

Chairperson – Patrick Sibanda

Secretary – Linda Zvabva

Treasurer – Delina Bure

Committee members: Perkins Chauruka, Thomas Date, Tongai Kapinga, Allen Madombwe

For contact details of ZAM Manchester please call the ZA Office

Zimbabwe Community Consultation – Manchester - 14th January 2012

To be discussed:

 Zimbabwe Diaspora Focus Group 2011 Annual Review
Community Interest Initiatives
The Zimbabwe debt situation campaign drive
Update on HTA – Home Town Association
Portfolio Reports Update

 Time: 11:00am to 5pm (Lunch Break 1-2pm)

Venue – The Salvation Army, 71 Grosvenor St, Manchester, M13 9UB