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Zimbabwe Scotland Society funding from the National Lottery

EDM (Early Day Motion) 133: tabled on 27 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Zimbabwe Scotland Society (ZSS) on its award of £7,000 in National Lottery Funding this month; notes that the group will use the funding to tackle the effects of covid-19 on the Zimbabwean community living in Scotland which include loneliness, isolation and loss of income, as well as bringing the community together through online support and peer to peer sessions; recognises that the ZSS is an independent, non-political charity that is seeking to promote Zimbabwean culture amongst people living in Scotland; and welcomes this round of £11 million in National Lottery funding aimed at helping Scottish community groups adapt and recover from the impact of the covid-19 outbreak.