Flame Lily Foundation Services
Last updated 19 December 2014
· Provide your name and other particulars for the Zimbabwe Pensioners Association (ZPA).
· Learn about affordable accomodation for pensioners at Stilfontein.
· View the cover and contents of the Rhosarian, the official bulletin of the FLF.
· Subscribe to Rhodesians Worldwide magazine.
Before payment of pensions outside
The British Government has failed to meet
its moral obligation to assist Rhodesian Public Service pensioners who have
been deprived of their pensions, despite insisting that Southern Rhodesia was a
British colony until granting independence to
In addition, the FLF has set up a project
which is designed to help
In addition to providing limited accommodation for pensioners at Stilfontein, the FLF has assisted members to find affordable accommodation elsewhere. Branches can provide information on homes for the aged in their geographical area.
Citizenship and Immigration
Through close cooperation with other
Social and Welfare
Through social events and activities, the FLF provides a cushion against culture shock for new immigrants, and has been instrumental in re-uniting friends and family members who had lost contact with one another. In providing a sympathetic ear at the end of a telephone line, the FLF has been able to help lonely people to adjust to difficult circumstances.
In deserving cases, the FLF assists those who have fallen on hard times, or have been unable to cope with their own financial circumstances. This is done without fanfare, and an individual's confidentiality and dignity is respected. Where a problem is spiritual or medical in nature, we endeavour to point the sufferer in a direction where professional help is available.
The National Office has a comprehensive reference library for research on Rhodesian history and culture. Students and members interested in a particular item of Rhodesian history may utilise the library, or ask for specific information.
The FLF also has a collection of Rhodesian Information Service (RIS) films, and has made these available for showing or production of video material and DVDs.
Specific events that form part of
Rhodesian heritage are promoted, such as the centenary of
Rhodesian memorabilia and symbols are collected and promoted, both to remind people of their roots as well as being sold to raise funds for the objects of the FLF.
Documents and items of special historical
value are collected for research and posterity, and are housed appropriately. A
large collection of Rhodesian records have been stored in the British Empire
The FLF initiated the Rhodesian Forces
Memorial Project to establish a Memorial and Wall of Remembrance in the
The National Office is a nodal point for information of interest to members. Branches distribute information to members by way of newsletters, and the National Office publishes an annual magazine, the Rhosarian. Information of interest to specific subscribers is also disseminated via e-mails.
The FLF also acts as the agent for Rhodesians Worldwide magazine subscribers in South Africa.
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