Bulawayo - During his recent visit to Emganwini Greenfields Garden recently, ZDDT’s Field Correspondent, Mandla Tshuma (MT,) had a brief chat with Sithabile Mhlanga (SM). MaMhlanga is one of the 117 beneficiaries of the community garden. Below is their brief dialogue.
MT: As we begin our conversation here at Green Fields Garden in Emganwini, may you kindly introduce yourself.
SM: Thank for that. Well, my name is Sithabile Mhlanga.
MT: How many beds do you have in this garden?
SM: I have a total of 11 beds where I am growing green vegetables.
MT: How important is this garden to you?
SM: This garden is very important to me because out of it, we are getting relish. We are also selling our vegetables for money.
MT: How much to you make out of your sales?
SM: We have just started this garden, as you may know. I can’t give an exact figure at the moment, but all I can say is our children are benefiting something from our sales?
MT: What would like to say about donors, who helped you start this garden project?
SM: We will forever remain grateful to donors because they have brought a change to our lives as people of Emganwini. Our poverty and suffering have somehow been alleviated.
MT: Thank you so much for your time.
SM: You are welcome. Have a good day.