With this podcast we give our community the opportunity to get to know the Giraffe Heroes behind the foundation better by gaining deeper insight into their work. Thus you will have an opportunity of a direct encounter with these personalities sticking their necks out for the common good, fighting for the social issues that matter: justice, freedom, our environment. In our podcast, commended Giraffes are talking with us about the issues that count most for them and which drive them “To Stick their Necks Out” for our common good. We offer you a direct and often very personal "look" behind the scenes of their day to day activities. What made them start fighting for their local communities? How did they manage to cope with and overcome resistance? And yes, what concerns them and which dangers do they perceive as threatening the success of their struggle? Be inspired and have fun!


episode 46: Invisible Women

The vulnerabilities of widows in Zimbabwe Being widowed can be one of the most overwhelming traumatic experiences that women and also men face in their lives. Loneliness significantly affects those who’ve suffered the death of a husband. Widows can become some of the most marginalised groups in society. Yet they are often in greatest need, whether in terms of physical or mental, emotional or practical adjustments to their lives. Our Guest Gram Tinashe Makwarimba, better known as Carter Founded in 2014 , Yolk Africa. A non-profit entity that enriches people and communities on the margins of society to overcome social and economic discrimination with a primary focus on widows and single mothers.


 2021-09-21  56m