The Mushamukadzi Charitable Foundation fund raising dinner was a huge success with the event raising $180 000.

Speaking during the fundraising dinner before handing over Mushamukadzi Charitable Foundation to the First Lady, Mrs Auxilia Mnangagwa, the founding patron of the foundation, Mrs Mary Chiwenga called on the government to introduce a cancer levy to save lives.

In her acceptance speech as the new patron of Mushamukadzi, Cde Mnangagwa said she is going to take over from where Mrs Chiwenga left in assisting people in the fight against cancer.

Speaking after the fundraising dinner, members of the business community saluted Mrs Chiwenga for coming up with such a noble idea and promised to support the cause.

The fundraising dinner was punctuated by lots of entertainment with Alick Macheso and Jah Prayzah providing music.