After years of failed socialism and authoritarianism, the Zimbabwe economy is in shambles. The result? An entire country that is out of work and in desperate need of money. And because of this child prostitution in Zimbabwe is increasingly common.
Lady B, a 9-year-old girl, is just one example of the thousands of Zimbabwean children forced into prostitution just to stay alive.
This is why I am running for president. To fight for Lady B, and all children in Zimbabwe, who deserve the right to education, economic prosperity, and hope for the future.
No longer can we support a regime who demands total control over the economy. We must help and support private firms with incentives so that they can create jobs for Zimbabweans and make a profit to contribute back to the country through taxes.
We must find a balance between how we use foreign aid and creating an environment to boost and encourage private investment and entrepreneurship, with the long term benefits to our country and our economy in mind.
We must also work to end and punish for the corruption in our government economy and control the circulation of money. The only victims are the Zimbabwean people.
In order to change and improve the economic conditions, we must first lay the foundation of stability, equality, and lawfulness. This will create a strong ground to build upon our futures.
We need to elect government officials like myself, who have the future of Zimbabwe in mind and who is of service to the people, not our pocketbooks. I want to provide Zimbabwe with stability and security, invite foreign investors so that we can create jobs, and provide strong oversight on new policies and laws that will govern the return to a prosperous Zimbabwe.