I am as good as any man! Pioneering female firefighter, 35, breaks new ground for others to follow

I am as good as any man! Pioneering female firefighter, 35, breaks new ground for others to follow

- Agnes Chinzvende is the longest serving female firefighter in Harare

- She considers herself as good as any man

- She hopes to inspire other women to join her profession

A 35-year-old female firefighter in Harare, Zimbabwe considers herself as good as any man in her profession.

Agnes Chinzvende has been a firefighter for 11 years and is the longest-serving female firefighter at the Harare Fire Services Department.

She hopes her pioneering career would inspire other women to join the firefighting profession.

Agnes Chinzvende is a pioneer in her career. Photo: H-Metro

Agnes Chinzvende is a pioneer in her career. Photo: H-Metro

In an interview with H-Metro, she said: "I am as good as any man who is in the department. I feel like a hero because I have broken new ground.

"As a female pioneer, I feel it is my obligation and duty to encourage other women to join the department."

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The mother-of-three added that women can also be leaders because she has already led men to many firefighting missions.

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Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni echoed Chinzvende's sentiments. He said: "We have equal opportunities for both men and women so everyone should be empowered to join any department they want."

Source: Yen.com.gh

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