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Impala Car rentals remembers the old

by Simbarashe Mwandipendaa
10 Oct 2020 at 12:26hrs | Views
When James Mujuru suffered a stroke 25 years ago, he lost everything including a printing company he owned in the capital.

By then he was not married and he had no one to learn on when the misfortune befell him, which left him with no option but join an old people's home through the department of social welfare. He is now one of the occupants at Melfort Old People's home.

Now 70, he still entertains hopes of a full recovery which would allow him to go back to his company.

He hopes that if he fully recovers he will get out of the old people's home, get married and start a new life.

On Friday when Impala Car Rental through its Alfred Dondo Foundation donated groceries to the old people's home, Mujuru did not hesitate to narrate his ordeal to the company and his wish.

"I am now pinning my hopes on companies like Impala Car Rental because I have seen they are assisting people and I hope that they would assist me in reviving my company and regain myself," he said.

Mujuru said the good thing was that he was regaining himself and he could now speak.

"Sometimes I go where I left my machinery and it is just remaining idle," he added.

He is part of the 20 old people who received groceries that include melea-meal, rice, flour, toiletries, beans, milk, bread just to mention a few.

Administrator at the Old people's home Daniel Fransis said the coming in of companies like Impala Car Rental would give comfort to people they take care of.

"Yes we thank Impala Car Rental for bringing food to us but you should also know that coming here give these people hope because they all come from different backgrounds. They feel loved so we want to thank the company for its kind gesture," he said.

He said for cases like Mujuru if he feels he want to go out, or if relatives comes they go through process that also protects him if he goes out of the home.

Tracy Dondo Impala Car Rental brand and projects manager said they would continue working with communities to assist those in need.

"Through our Alfred Dondo foundation we are doing all our best to give hope to those who are hopeless, to assist those who are in need and we will continue working to improve lives as part of our social cooperate responsibility," she said.

Ngoma said as a company they were grateful that most communities have shown their willingness in working with them to assist the need.

The company has not been stopping assisting people and recently they donated a wheelchair and groceries to a Chitungwiza based musician.

Source - Byo24News