A2 farmers from the Mazowe district have been forced to donate 53 cattle, 23 goats, 120 chickens, more than eight tonnes of wheat, two tonnes of beans, two pigs and a truckload of cabbages and fuel at a recent fundraising function.
The province aims to secure 100 cattle to be slaughtered for the 4000 guests expected to attend the conference, as well as maize, rice, potatoes and sugar.
Zimbabwe Farmer’s Union Vice President, Edward Raradza and Chen
Chimutengwende are reported to have donated six head of cattle each. The fundraising team is being led by former Deputy Minister of Youth, Employment creation and development.