They told The Zimbabwean the long dry spell had hit them hard.
“If we do not get food soon some people might die. We had some irrigation schemes that sustained our lives with the help of NGOs, but since they were chased away most of us have gone hungry,” said TonderaiMushavaviri, a village elder in Chief Nyashanu area.
“The donors worked tirelessly to save us from hunger. I do not have anyone to look after me, some donors were looking after me but now they were chased away. Who will look after me?” said an elderly villager, Stanslaas Taremeredzwa.