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with Youth Forum projects co-ordinator Wellington Zindove
October 05, 2011
Full interview with Wellington Zindove - Read
yourself in five words?
Strong, courageous, energetic, visionary.
the best piece of advice you've ever received?
To finish school.
the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
I slept on the pavement after smoking some marijuana with some colleagues.
is your most treasured possession?
I feel that I'm full of potential.
do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Loss of a close relative.
have any strange hobbies?
do you dislike most about your appearance?
My beard makes me feel a little uncomfortable. I feel like I look
older than I am.
is your greatest extravagance?
Spending money on alcohol.
do you have in your fridge?
Lacto and beef bones.
is your greatest fear?
It's in two parts. At a personal level, I'm afraid of
losing my job. At a national level, I'm afraid of what Zimbabwe
will become at the next elections.
have you got in your pockets right now?
is your favourite journey?
Going to my rural home in Masvingo/Bikita. I usually take the journey
at night, so I can arrive first thing in the morning.
Who are your heroes in real life?
My parents, they have made me what I am, and my family at large.
and where were you happiest?
When I won a place to study at the University of Zimbabwe.
is your biggest vice?
My inclination to alcohol.
were you like at school?
They used to say that I was naughty. I remember when I transferred
to a new school I was given so many punishments that I broke the
school record. Surprisingly I always did well in class.
are you doing next?
Talking to you.
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