Zimbabwe schools accept goats for tuition fees

Zimbabwe schools accept goats for tuition fees

Parents in Zimbabwe who cannot afford school fees can offer livestock such as goats or sheep as payment, a government minister has said. The country's education minister Lazarus Dokora told the pro-government Sunday Mail newspaper that schools will have to show flexibility when it comes to demanding tuition fees from parents, and that they should accept not only livestock, but also services and skills. "If there is a builder in the community, he/she must be given that opportunity to work as a form of payment of tuition fees," the paper quoted him as saying.

Read more at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-39639204

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