Most mothers will be happy to be pampered and showered with gifts today but not Rita, of Bush Lot Village, West Coast Berbice.
At 29, Rita, a single mother of five is hoping for something more—a house lot to build a home for herself and her children. “If I have my own lot, I will be able to do more things. Where me deh here, me can’t mind duck or fowl,” she told Stabroek News.
Rita has been fending for herself and her children for over three years. She gets up early in the mornings and picks branches to make brooms with the help of her eldest child, ….