_ LUTHERAN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (LDS)
The Lutheran Development Services is the development arm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe and an associate programme of the Lutheran World Federation for World Service (LWF/ DWS). The LDS is also registered as a Non Governmental Organisation under the Non Governmental Organisations Act of the Government of Zimbabwe.
The LDS seeks to empower marginalised communities in Zimbabwe through Christian based, participatory, gender sensitive relief and development interventions to enable people to take direct control of their livelihoods. The LDS assists marginalised communities acquire their dignity through training people in environmental management, water and food security, economic sector, infrastructure, health, emergencies and disasters.