Victims of the failed trip to the United Kingdom organized by the Regional Councilor of Katutura Central Rodman Katjaimo are still depressed and disappointed.

nbc News spoke to Ivone Tjisemo and Tjijandjeua Hukununa two of the more than 100 alleged victims who spent more than N$55 000 on the Birmingham dream trip. 

The young women had their parents sell cattle in the hope of traveling to the UK on a six months visa and finding employment that could have changed their lives.

Many dreams were allegedly sold to them by Katjaimo, including longer-stay visas. 

The women were supposed to depart in July last year but after the amount continued to increase, they withdrew from the trip and demanded a refund.

However, this has not been easy.

Less than a quarter refund was made with an excuse of non-refundable payments already made. 

However, requesting proof of payment of the alleged payments proved futile. 

Although police cases have been opened by some, no arrest has been made yet. 

Contacted for comment Katjaimo says, the intention was never to rob anyone nor was it a money-making scheme. 

The money contributed went to the purpose for which it was given. 

He says he remains committed to refunding the participants what is owed to them as the service provider's payback some amounts. 

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