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Read on for updates, insights and stories from our work - the challenges we're grappling with, hard won lessons we've learned, and achievements we feel proud of

Zumbido Pulse: How to value experts by experience

Published on Feb 02, 2023

The latest edition shares insights from our approach to involving experts by experience in the design and implementation of mental health support systems for young people living with HIV


SHM Foundation's Annual Report: 2020-2021 published!

Published on Aug 22, 2022

The report captures a detailed journey of our diverse projects to support communities in 2020-2021.


The Caravan of Joy and Tears: PHOLA documentary showcases the power of art and community in healing from trauma

Published on Jul 20, 2022

Our partner, PHOLA, is the subject of a new documentary film showcasing the impact of their work in supporting survivors of gender-based violence in South Africa


Ember impact evaluation paper published in BMJ Global Health

Published on May 10, 2022

Ember is an SHM Foundation initiative to support grassroots innovation in mental health in low and middle income countries. Ember's first published evaluation shares insights about the initiative's impact and makes recommendations for other stakeholders looking to support community-based mental health organisations


Characterising mobile phone use among AT users in Indonesia and Sierra Leone

Published on Mar 22, 2022

This report shares research conducted as part of the international AT2030 progamme, exploring phone use among people with disabilities, carers and potential assistive technology users in informal settlements


Zumbido Health Wrapped

Published on Dec 07, 2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic has continued to make virtual connection ever-more important, it's been a big year for our Zumbido Health programme. Here are some of our proudest moments.


Zumbido Pulse Edition II: Learnings from Insaka, Khuluma, Zvandiri Support Groups

Published on Oct 05, 2021

Over the last 12 months we have implemented the Zumbido health model in three countries in Southern Africa. We capture the learnings from our work in this blog!


Launching Project Noor

Published on Jul 26, 2021

This pilot aims to support refugee women from the Middle East living in the UK to support them in their journey towards finding secure employment


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