Destiny for Africa Network partners ZANU PF in empowering women

By Abigirl Tembo

Various organisations have partnered the ruling ZANU PF party in empowering women and marginalised communities in Chitungwiza.

Taking notes and correcting past mistakes, the ruling ZANU PF party says it will reclaim all seats lost to the opposition including St Mary’s.

Speaking at a gathering organised by Destiny for Africa Network, ZANU PF Women’s League Secretary for Administration, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa said the party will not rest until everyone has been economically empowered.

“ED Mnangagwa the game changer… We are now righting all the wrongs of the past looking at every sector including sex workers and even youths who are into drugs. To you St Mary’s, I say this is now the time to right your wrongs and vote for ZANU PF a party with you at heart,” she said.

Destiny for Africa Network founder, Reverend Obadia Musindo said his organisation will continue working with ZANU PF to ensure vulnerable communities are empowered.

“Just because you are a Christian it doesn’t mean you have to be poor. Our organisation is empowering all women to ensure that they are empowered and are self-reliant,” he said.

The event, which attracted women from all sectors including politicians, the church as well as sex workers, was also attended by ZANU PF Harare province chairperson, Cde Godwills Masimirembwa and the ruling party’s candidate for St Mary’s, Cde Nobert Jinjika.

From St Mary’s, the Women’s League delegation proceeded to Zengeza where over 300 women were presented with certificates after a skills training and entrepreneurship development course, covering areas such as detergent making, baking and basic business management.

The St Mary’s candidate in the by- election emphasised the importance of equipping women with survival skills.

Said Cde Jinjika: “Women are the bedrock of any society and any home so by empowering them we have ensured that our communities are sustained and as a party we it is our duty to ensure that everyone is well catered for.”

Cde Jinjika is fighting to claim the St Mary’s seat which is among the 28 parliamentary seats to be filled in the 26 March by-elections elections.