By Tinaani Nyabereka
Gweru Residents and Ratepayers Association (GRRA) has engaged with women and youths on a service delivery workshop which looked at challenges affecting these groups in various communities of midlands.
Speaking at a meeting in Mkoba last week, GRRA Finance Officer, Taurai Demo said it was good to educate youths and women towards attaining quality and affordable service delivery for residents.
“As Gweru Residents and Ratepayers Association (GRRA) we are here to work with you the community, because you chose us to be your voice in as far as service delivery matters are concerned.
GRRA programs officer, Fadzai Kanyai said youths were ignorant to various developmental initiatives and this was affecting their involvement and we are here to train, empower so as to leave no one behind.
“The reason why we have decided to engage with youths and women so that we understand their critical areas to be addressed to attain quality service delivery.” added Kanyai.
GRRA Executive Director, Cornelia Selipiwe said lack of proper recreational facilities and adequate water supply had greatly affected youths and women in Gweru.
He added that mechanism were needed to deal with these challenges to avert social ills and extreme water woes.