“We will now fix your house. Once we have fixed it up, we will buy you a bed, put in a toilet for you, give you a stove — there is electricity in this place, right?” Mabuza asks.
“Yes,” those around him reply.
“We will put in electricity in your house, bring you blankets and put in a fridge for you to store food which you will have bought. Do you hear me?” he asked the woman.
Mabuza committed to building a house, which has two bedrooms, for the family, saying they could then fetch their children whom they had sent off to live with relatives because of the condition of their home.
“I won’t forget this place and I will come unannounced to check,” he said.