Gates Foundation To Repair Zimbabwe Homeless Shelters

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide USD5 million for the repair and renovation of 58 buildings in Harare, Zimbabwe, the Herald reports. The fund are expected to be released in June or July and will be spent primarily on hostels belonging to the local chapter of the Homeless Federation, according to Harare Mayor Muchadeyi Masunda.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.