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Diasporian rescues wheelchair bound Zvish elderly  

Roseline Mutare

ZVISHAVANE – A South African-based businessman, Douglas Mushegu, has donated a wheelchair to Gogo Violet Mugabiri (86), a frail and immobile elderly woman from Zvishavane.

Gogo Violet’s plight had been highlighted in the media, revealing her struggles with mobility issues, poor sanitation, and debilitating health conditions.

The nonegerian woman was in dire need of a wheelchair, commode chair, walker, and bathing chair.

Moved by her situation, Mushegu, a native of Zvishavane, partnered with the Zvishavane Original Residents and Ratepayers Association to assist the woman.

The organization facilitated the donation, ensuring it reached the grateful granny.

In an interview with The Midweek Watch, Kamino Simango, the Chairman of the Zvishavane Original Residents and Ratepayers Association, expressed their gratitude with the donation.

“We are pleased to announce that Gogo Mugabiri’s wheelchair donation has arrived, and as Zvishavane, we want to urge well-wishers that if those in need are seeking help, let us join hands and assist. This is a good example set by Mr. Mushegu,” said Simango.

Overjoyed by the kindness, Gogo Violet expressed her deepest gratitude to Douglas Mushegu and the association.

“I am so thankful for this blessing. These devices will greatly improve my quality of life,” she said.

The donation has brought hope and relief to Gogo Violet and her family, enabling her to navigate her surroundings with greater ease.

This heartwarming gesture serves as a testament to the power of kindness and the impact it can have on people’s lives.

Gogo Violet’s story is a reminder that even in challenging times, humanity and compassion can bring joy and hope.

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