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WATCH: 'We are just living hand to month'

by Simbarashe Sithole
08 Mar 2017 at 17:41hrs | Views
The poor resettled farmers in Chipanza farm Mvurwi, Mashonaland Central province are in anticipation of a change of life when auction floors open on 15 March.

The settlers depend on farming and they get their monies once a year.

One can simply see the poverty in them by simply looking at their dressing.

Speaking to Mr Musarurwa Guza said they have been resettled but do not have access to government inputs and offer letters.

"We are just living hand to month because we do not have access to government inputs as we are settled here temporarily, it is my wish to have my own land and have access to inputs," lamented Guza.

Tobacco farmers often fall prey to robbers and sex workers whenever auction floors open and most of them are duped with the same old tricks but Guza's wife said they plan as a family and sell their tobacco together.

"Many farmers go hey wire when they sell their tobacco but it is different with us because we go to auction floors together and plan our things together to avoid such activities." she said.

Meanwhile, a political analyst Mr Sheunesu Mapfumo denounced dependency syndrome by resettled farmers as government is not a social welfare.

"These farmers should know that government is not a social welfare hence that dependency syndrome should desist from them, he said"

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