Commonwealth Veterans

During 2017-2018 ZANE was involved in a campaign to ensure that veterans who fought for the Crown from across the Commonwealth receive at least two meals per day.

This is the video that ZANE made in Zimbabwe to support the campaign:


On Thursday 9 November 2018 at the AGM of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL) meeting, the Secretary of State for DFID, Penny Mordaunt, thanked Tom Benyon and ZANE for our work enabling some 7000 veterans (and widows) across all the Commonwealth countries to gain access to at least two meals each day.

The cost will be about £11.8m from DFID spread over five years. This will be topped up by additional contributions from the various military charities, making a package of about £15m.

It was intimated that if a substantial number of veterans were still alive in five years time, further DFID funds might be available.


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