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UK Asylum Seeker Surviving on BP36 A Week

'Life is Tough for Asylum Seeker in UK'
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'Life is Tough for Asylum Seeker in UK'

Zimbabwean Ester Nyambi, who is currently seeking asylum in the United Kingdom, says she is surviving on $36 per month.

Nyambi says life is hard in Britain where she is not allowed to look for a job.

Nyambi sought asylum soon after completing her graduate studies a few years ago.

She said said, “It hasn’t been easy because when you are in the asylum system you are not allowed to work and all you have to do is to depend on the allowances that you get from the government and some of us are people that have never been on state benefits."