MOSSEL BAY NEWS - After the Mossel Bay Advertiser published an article last week about a Zimbabwe woman looking for a pasta-making machine, a Stilbaai woman called her, offering help.
Nasper Manya, in Zimbabwe, wants to start a pasta business to provide employment and help raise money for hungry, disabled people in Zimbabwe.
The Stilbaai business woman, who herself has a pasta-making business, offered Manya a hand roller. She did not have a machine to spare.
Manya is extremely grateful for the help, nonetheless.
Many are going hungry in Zimbabwe. Disabled people have it hard. Very few have wheelchairs. Many people who do not have legs have to shuffle along on the ground because wheelchairs are so hard to come by.
Diapers for the disabled, sanitary pads, food and clothes are badly needed.
Mossel Bay couple Manwell and Tina Mpofu, who come from Zimbabwe, are in contact with Manya constantly. The Mpofus are highly respected in the Zimbabwean community in Mossel Bay.
Manwell has contact with a transport business owner who regularly takes items to Zimbabwe on trucks.
If you have clothes to send to Zimbabwe, they will be most welcome. Manwell says: "It does not matter if they are old and have a hole or two. Zimbabweans have nothing and are grateful for anything they can get."
Manwell would like to send basic foods in bulk to Manya, so she can package them into food parcels in Zimbabwe. It is cost effective to buy flour and other basic items in bulk. Call Manwell (063 885 5141) if you are able to help.
You can also contact Manya (071 697 4706 or 077 675 8822) via WhatsApp, email her (firstname.lastname@example.org) or connect with her on Facebook (Nasper Manya).
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