All posts by Nyasha Chizororo

A moment with Nyasha – a child with a disability

Patricia’s husband died while her two kids were still young. Nyasha has a younger sister who wrote her grade seven last year. Her in-laws did not want anything to do with Patricia and her children once her husband passed away. They made it clear that the rejection was because of Nyasha’s condition.

Taxi ride from hell

The vehicle darted in and out of lanes as we made a kamikaze-like dash through a red light across Julius Nyerere to the sound of blaring horns. The city council tow truck remained hot on our heels,

AIDS is alive

that there are many youths aged less that 24 who are developing full blown AIDS and a disturbing number of them are dying. Before my relative finally succumbed I had watched seven other young people die within a period of two months.