Methodist Development and Relief Agency (MeDRA)

MeDRA is a Christian-based Local NGO owned by the Methodist Church in Zimbabwe. MeDRA has a spiritual approach to sustainable development and is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Zimbabwe. MeDRA was registered as a private voluntary organization (PVO) in August 2009 although activities started in 2004. The organization has its mandate to undertake Humanitarian and Developmental programs that aim at meaningfully contributing towards positive socio-economic change in Zimbabwe, beginning with marginalized communities and most vulnerable populations.

The organization is providing long term needed assistance in the areas of agriculture, water and sanitation, environmental health and emergency humanitarian aid. MeDRA is committed to empowering marginalized and vulnerable groups especially women and children in rural and urban communities towards sustainable self-sufficiency.