Ropafadzo Makumire recently donated 280kg of mealie-meal to 28 touts who are
among the worst affected by the Covid-94 induced national lockdown.
to practice their informal hustle as public transport operators have largely
been out of the road for the past six weeks.
to purchase the mealie-meal which was distributed to those in Ward 3 where he is
suffering of touts who under normal circumstances operate at the new and old
terminus but have been unable to work and provide for their families for all
who lived as touts are really marooned as the transport sector is severely
restricted. These are some of the people who live hand to mouth and to leave
them out without any form of help is inhumane.
it means a lot to them as nobody has really thought about their plight. In
terms of food security, the situation in our communities is dire and it must be
a responsibility of those that can help to do so,” said Makumire.
to business any time soon as government allows only the Zimbabwe United
Passengers Company (Zupco) and those allied to it to operate.
lockdown has resulted in an increase of cases of housebreaking and gambling in
some areas of Chiredzi.