(MP) Killer Zivhu has bought dozens of fishing boats to enable young people in
his constituency to do commercial fishing in Tugwi Mukosi Dam, TellZim News has
have already been purchased and will be distributed to youth in the
constituency upon completion of a course on how to drive them.
engine-powered so we will take some of the beneficiaries to Kariba for a driving
course which will enable them to safely operate the boats. The whole project
will benefit over 50 youths from Chivi South. As their MP, I want them to have
a chance to change their lives for the better rather than simply cross the
border to South Africa as many of them are doing,” said Zivhu.
to contribute to the economy of the area, with more parents being able to send
their children to school.
in surrounding areas so there won’t really be a problem in marketing them. The
project will also supply fish to prisons in Chivi, Mwenezi, Chiredzi and
Masvingo districts so that inmates there can enjoy an improved diet.
fishing rights from Zimparks and the beneficiaries are expected to hit the
ground running this coming August. They could start even now, but the boat
drivers have to undergo training first. Zimparks also have regulations that
discourage fishing in winter because that’s the time when the fish should be
left to breed,” said Zivhu.
will expand to more people of the constituency if resources become available to
buy more equipment.
therefore live up to their expectations or at least be seen to be working for
community development. This is my small contribution towards President
Mnangagwa’s Vision 2030,” said Zivhu.