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IOM Zimbabwe Supports Government Efforts to Improve Livelihoods Through Financial Literacy

12 November 2018

Harare – Remittance payments from Zimbabweans toiling outside their country arrive here at a rate of about USD 2 million per day. That’s more than pocket change for a people who have suffered economic hardship through recent decades. However, besides cash coming home, many of the recipients of these funds need something more: life lessons on how to best leverage that support for their households.

IOM Zimbabwe Supports Government Efforts to Improve Livelihoods Through Financial Literacy

Harare – Remittance payments from Zimbabweans toiling outside their country arrive here at a rate of about USD 2 million per day. That’s more than pocket change for a people who have suffered economic hardship through recent decades. However, besides cash coming home, many of the recipients of these funds need something more: life lessons on how to best leverage that support for their households.    

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World Migration Report 2018

Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports. This World Migration Report 2018, the ninth in the world migration report series, has been produced to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world. It presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues, and is structured to focus on two key contributions for readers. Read more