Thursday, October 29, 2009
A sign of the Times!
As many will already know, the British Government has initiated a programme to resettle elderly and other vulnerable British citizens living in Zimbabwe, an opportunity to be assisted back to Britain. This is administered by the British Embassy in Harare and assisted by Bulawayo Help Network, in Bulawayo. It should be noted that no further applications will be accepted AFTER 31 December 2009. The 5 criteria for eligibility are 9a) be a British citizen, (b) be aged over 69years old . If younger you must have a specific medical/social need, (c) have lived in Zimbabwe for most of the last 5 years, (d) have no independent financial support, (e) be fit to fly on a commercial airline. Successful applicants will be expected to return to the UK no later than 31 March 2009.Should you wish to find out more about the scheme or wish to apply, please contact either the British Embassy directly on +263 - 4 - 338795 or 338825 and email: email@example.com or the Bulawayo Help Network on +263 - 9 - 67085 and email firstname.lastname@example.org.