Poverty returns to Jamataka after eradication workshop

Man on an impossible- Masisi
Man on an impossible- Masisi

JAMATAKA: Barely a month after President Ian Khama’s poverty eradication crusade descended on poverty-stricken Jamataka with pomp and ceremony, lack is settling in again.

It is as if the high-powered delegations that swooped into the village were only there to show-off their latest vehicle models and derive pleasure from the gawking villagers.  All signs are that poverty has in fact tightened its grip firmer than before.

A sojourn by Mmegi on Wednesday provided enough confirmation that the villagers are still reeling in neediness.  Also that the day they dined and supped with the high and mighty shall remain just that – a distant memory or a good dream gone bad.

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