Our work is firmly entrenched in a multi-stakeholder engagement approach with focus on the most vulnerable key populations in our communities.
The key pillar in the success of the multi – stakeholder approach is ECLF’s ability to leverage on the community goodwill and social capital built over the years to support social mobilization activities which provide communities with an opportunity to openly deliberate on their challenges or unique situations and jointly come up with measures to address these.
The multi–stakeholder approach enables ECLF to be well positioned to help communities tackle the root causes of conflict in a non-violent and non-confrontational manner, thus engaging them in the resolution of some of the most pressing challenges in Zimbabwe’s society.
ECLF’s multi-stakeholder, community engagement-based approach has to date been successfully applied in addressing some of the following developmental and humanitarian challenges in various communities:
- Climate change and climate justice
- Gender justice
- Human and wildlife conflict
- Governance, resource allocation and leadership accountability
- Community based resource management
- Politically motivated, ethnic and religious conflict
- Conflict Early Warning & Early Response System (CEWERS