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DSD takes pregnant woman off the streets

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DSD takes pregnant woman off the streets


Trymore Tagwirei


MASVINGO – The Department of Social Development (formerly Social Welfare) has taken off the streets, a heavily pregnant but mentally challenged woman whose situation was reported by The Mirror yesterday. There were fears that a woman who is 8+ months pregnant could deliver from the streets.

The Mirror understands that the Department investigated and established that the woman has a sister in Zaka and Msasa Project provided bus fare for the woman to go there.

Masvingo District Department of Social Development head Maxwell Zhou confirmed the development.

“We sent our team to help the woman and through assessing and tracing was done, we heard that she had a sister in Chinorumba, Zaka,” he said.

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