Archive for July, 2012

Migration

Posted: 19th July 2012 by admin in Remittance methods

This is the physical movement by human beings from one area to another or from one country to another.  It could be either permanent, temporary, voluntary or forced.  Reasons for migration could involve push or pull factors. Push factors These are factors that force a person to move. examples: drought, unemployment, over population or political […]

Humanitarian Situation in Zimbabwe

Posted: 17th July 2012 by admin in Remittance methods

Zimbabwe faced an acute humanitarian crisis in 2009 which left half of the population reliant on food aid to survive. The economy, healthcare and education systems collapsed. A cholera epidemic broke out and killed over 4,000 people with 91,000 cases reported.Most people were picking wild foods, selling their animals or household items, or carrying out […]