Kadoma businessman Donates COVID-19 Isolation Centre

By Nyasha Nhau

Prominet Kadoma businessman and President of Muduvuri Rehabilitation and Empowerment Foundation (MREF), Jimayi Muduvuri donated his factory shell to be used as a COVID isolation centre at a ceremony that took place at Town House in Kadoma yesterday.

The program to disinfect the public places and the handover of the isolation centre to the Ministry of Health and Childcare by the city of Kadoma was launched by the Minister of Mashonaland West Province Hon Mary Mliswa.

Speaking at the donation ceremony, Mr Jimayi Muduvuri said he was motivated to give support for the fight against COVID 19 after the President, Cde Emerson Mnangagwa said we have to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, and I deemed it necessary to heed his call and offer support. As a country we do not have to look up to the President alone, this fight requires all of us, it’s not a Zimbabwean or African problem but a global catastrophe. The District Administrator and his team came looking for me to discuss the issue and l said to them the building is going to work as an isolated centre that is what l can offer to show my support towards the fight against COVID 19.”

Minster Mliswa thanked the people of Kadoma for showing a spirit of togetherness, in her remarks she said, “Kadoma has shown us that they are soldiers in this war against COVID. They have heeded the call by His Excellency our President ED Mnangagwa, that we must come together and there is no donation too small. In some countries, warehouses and stadiums are being turned into hospitals in preparation for when COVID 19 so that people quickly get help within their communities.

I would like to thank Mr Muduvuri for the donation, it shows that the efforts being made here in Kadoma by the Ministry of Health and Child Care and the pleas for help were not in vain, thank you for giving a hand. Kadoma is a highway people come from all over and COVID19 can affect someone coming from South Africa and the isolation place donated by Muduvuri is a hope that it will take care of COVID 19 related issues.” said Minister Mliswa.

The ceremony was attended by some government officials from the Security Forces, several stakeholders including Kadoma Councillors led by the Mayor Alderman Action Nyamukondiwa, Sanyati District Development Coordinator Mr Amigo Mhlanga and members of Kadoma Economic Development Chamber led by Mr Langton Mabhanga.

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