Churchill Boys’ Hill School in Eastlea, Harare, has requested parents with children at the school to top up boarding fees by $1 200 due to the ever-rising price of goods.
A letter dated 24 October 2019 addressed to parents by the School head, P Mugwada reads:
The School has applied for a boarding fees top of $1 200 to match the cost of goods and services.
A few highlights are the cost of meat which has gone up by 270% and bread which has gone up by 120% since, opening.
While we understand the inconveniences this demand will exert On your budgets,there is not much that could be done to avoid the costs, We expect that you pay half the required amounts while we await approval to enable the school to continue, to offer services to your child.