US$2m loan facility for pensioners to be launched

Simbarashe Mtembo

Masvingo – The National Social Security Scheme (NSSA) is planning to launch a US$2 million loan facility for pensioners with plans to engage in income generating projects, Social Services deputy director Tambudzai Jongwe has said.

Addressing members of the Masvingo Pensioners’ Forum gathered at a hotel just outside Masvingo last Thursday, Jongwe said the loan scheme will be run through POSB, FBC and NBS.

She expected the scheme to be launched by yearend.

The meeting was attended by the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Larry Mavima and NSSA general manager Arthur Manase.

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