4 332 youths reportedly applied to be beneficiaries of the recently announced youth relief fund, the Herald reports. Applications, which will close by end of business today, are being submitted online and the ministry is targeting 5000 youths according to ZYC head of business development, data and research Mr Sungano Chisina who said:
The applications are being received online due to the circumstances we are in where people cannot freely move around.
By end of day on Friday we had received 4 332 applications, with Harare and Bulawayo topping the list from our target of having 5 000 beneficiaries.
According to the publication, priority will reportedly be given to youths who are manufacturing and distributing PPEs.
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