Africa: the Humanitarian response - Zimbabwe

Type: Stockshots [short]   Reference: I-066673   Duration: 10:02:03  Lieu:
End production: 08/09/2010   First transmission: 03/11/2010
EbS launched a series of reports on the work of ECHO, the Humanitarian Aid department of the European Commission, on various aid projects improving the lives of people in various parts of the African continent. Produced by ECHO in Nairobi the pictures are free of rights for non commercial use in the coverage of EU funded operations and activities. This report is about the rehabilitation of sex workers who have been given a new start in life with market gardens and homes, in Zimbabwe.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Wide of urban community garden 00:00:07
10:00:12 Various of former sex workers tending community garden (3 shots) 30 former sex workers tend this newly dug community garden in the city of Gweru. They’re hoping it will keep them from returning to the sex trade and provide a healthier and financially secure future. Many of the women, like Loveness Dube, came looking for work but ended up in a life of sexual violence and police harassment. Loveness is now HIV positive. Her garden will provide the varied and nutritious diet her illness demands. She'll also earn money to support her son. 00:00:13
10:00:25 Various of Loveness Dube, former sex worker, tending garden (2 shots) 00:00:06
10:00:32 Various of Gweru town centre (2 shots) 00:00:11
10:00:44 Exterior of house of Loveness Dube 00:00:06
10:00:50 Mid of Regina Gapa, Programme Officer for the ECHO Field Office in Zimbabwe, meeting Loveness Dube 00:00:03
10:00:54 Wide of street in Gweru 00:00:03
10:00:57 SOUNDBITE by Regina Gapa (in ENGLISH): it's a humanitarian issue because people have been affected by a lot of socio-economic problems since 2000; we've had the usual problems, the land reforms, the governance issues, that have affected people, and more so some of the people who are here; also we've got health problems, HIV and AIDS, the decline in the health system, especially in the urban areas. Loveness will be able to sell her crops in one of the city's many well-stocked markets. At the moment although plentiful, the food, which is priced in US dollars, is just too expensive for people like her. Gweru City Council is backing the project. If successful, it has the potential to dramatically change the way people get food and earn money. 00:00:18
10:01:16 Wide of market in Gweru 00:00:03
10:01:19 Close up of tomatoes with $1 sign 00:00:04
10:01:24 Close up of male hands handling American Dollars 00:00:05
10:01:29 Mid of market in Gweru 00:00:06
10:01:35 Women tending communal urban garden in Gweru 00:00:06
10:01:41 Close up of garden crop 00:00:03
10:01:44 Women tending communal urban garden in Gweru (3 shots) 00:00:18
10:02:03 Copyright 00:00:04
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