[1/16, 3:03 PM] mdmawere1: Ok. Are you familiar with crowd funding?
[1/16, 3:04 PM] Roy Charles: Yes I am you did mention it yesterday
[1/16, 3:04 PM] mdmawere1: Do you need solar at your plant?
[1/16, 3:05 PM] Roy Charles: It’s a good concept
[1/16, 3:06 PM] Roy Charles: Yes but we yet to determine the plant size in terms of KWH
[1/16, 3:06 PM] Roy Charles: I also see you interested in solar energy
[1/16, 3:07 PM] mdmawere1: No interest at all but financiers are.
[1/16, 3:08 PM] Roy Charles: I had a appraisal at our farm in Kwekwe to put an 20MW solar powerplant as we have a Zesa substation @132kw at site and flat 300hectares
[1/16, 3:08 PM] mdmawere1: Ok
[1/16, 3:08 PM] Roy Charles: Will send you the appraisal
[1/16, 3:11 PM] mdmawere1: You may be aware that when people talk of mining, it is often the case that minds are limited to mineral extraction and processing when the activity is inclusive.
Housing, reticulation of water, sewage, plant and equipment etc
[1/16, 3:11 PM] Roy Charles: I’m am aware sir thank you
[1/16, 3:15 PM] mdmawere1: Are you aware that you can do what the so-called imperialists and colonialists did?
[1/16, 3:15 PM] mdmawere1: They came with no money and what followed?
[1/16, 3:18 PM] Roy Charles: Colonisation… exploitation.. exploration….genocide the list is endless and small pox
[1/16, 3:18 PM] Roy Charles: But they made their fortune
[1/16, 3:20 PM] mdmawere1: They raised awareness of the incredible opportunity that was bigger than in countries like America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
[1/16, 3:25 PM] Roy Charles: Yes they did
[1/16, 3:26 PM] mdmawere1: Do you agree that there are many people looking for investments but no interesting stories like yours ever surfaces?
[1/16, 3:29 PM] Roy Charles: Yes quite a lot I see guys sitting on heaps of minerals and have no clue on to proceed..I was fortunate to have stayed in SA and got into commodity broking services and met people like you who have us guidance and many others we have met in the business all our efforts and endeavours has helped me..now I’m on the ground
[1/16, 3:30 PM] mdmawere1: How old are you?
[1/16, 3:30 PM] Roy Charles: 38
[1/16, 3:31 PM] mdmawere1: Do you know how old Rhodes was when he arrived in Africa?
[1/16, 3:33 PM] Roy Charles: No
[1/16, 3:34 PM] mdmawere1: He was 20 years younger than you.
[1/16, 3:35 PM] Roy Charles: He was way ahead of his time
[1/16, 3:36 PM] mdmawere1: I thought you would say I AM 20 YEARS LATE. RHODES DIED IN 1902.
[1/16, 3:38 PM] Roy Charles: I am indeed late …but I’m hoping to make progress withing a short space of time
[1/16, 3:38 PM] mdmawere1: Do you know what gave Rhodes a firm foundation?
[1/16, 3:41 PM] Roy Charles: The British
[1/16, 3:47 PM] mdmawere1: The Catholic faith and the structure and hierarchical order.
In your project, who is the key person?
[1/16, 3:48 PM] Roy Charles: We compliment each other our roles vary
[1/16, 3:49 PM] mdmawere1: ?
[1/16, 3:59 PM] Roy Charles: On the mining part Tekko Rwodzi is seeing the overall strategy .and on the processing part in overseeing it
[1/17, 8:33 AM] mdmawere1: Morning
[1/17, 8:36 AM] Roy Charles: Mr Mawere
[1/17, 8:36 AM] Roy Charles: How are you
[1/17, 8:47 AM] mdmawere1: Fine and you
[1/17, 8:47 AM] mdmawere1: Any further thoughts on the way forward?
[1/17, 9:49 AM] Roy Charles: At the moment we busy with geomapping and business plan..we meeting on Friday to chart way forward in case we don’t have investors in time …many people like the idea of mining and processing but they lack the stamina to undertake the process …
[1/17, 9:50 AM] Roy Charles: We have will to undergo the process and we will
[1/17, 9:54 AM] mdmawere1: I take it that you are okay for now.
[1/17, 1:55 PM] mdmawere1: Hello
[1/17, 2:30 PM] Roy Charles: Mr Mawere
[1/17, 2:36 PM] mdmawere1: Have you done any financial projections?
[1/17, 2:56 PM] Roy Charles: The financial projections will be on the business plans will doing profit and cash flow projections for the next 5years
[1/17, 2:58 PM] mdmawere1: Great. Are you interested in trying the crowd funding model?
[1/17, 3:02 PM] Roy Charles: If it works yes we trying everything to get on track
[1/17, 3:07 PM] Roy Charles: It’s a new concept and I don’t fully understand it …..like I’m always saying people like the idea of mining the process is
[1/17, 3:11 PM] mdmawere1: Do you agree money is money and banks get money from depositors who then get interest from it?