SENIOR CITIZENS OF ZVISHAVANE PLEAD WITH GOVERNMENT FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Written by yafmnews on January 22, 2019
Senior citizens over the age of 70 in the high density suburbs of Zvishavane are pleading with government for financial assistance from government and well wishers as they are incapacitated to fend for themselves as well as their dependents.
Speaking to Ya FM news, the senior citizens said hunger and inability to pay for accommodation are their biggest challenges.
Zvishavane District Social Welfare Officer Aleck Nyikadzino however said the government is undertaking some assessments and investigations around the country concerning senior citizens to see how they can assist those who are vulnerable.