Working class should learn from Shirimpumu

Re: How Shirimpumu used a salary loan to become a model farmer, employer (The New Times May 16).

This is 100 per cent inspiring and there is so much that the blue/white collar type can learn from Jean Claude. Despite being a holder of a masters’ degree and a well-paying job by all standards, he still pursued his dream of becoming a farmer and it has paid off handsomely.

Our agriculture sector needs private entities like Claude’s VAF Company Ltd (benchmark farmer) and he needs all the support he can get to take pig farming in this country to another level.

It is also equally commendable that he is already creating an impact on the community surrounding his project.