I grew up in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second-largest city. I am the first born in a family of two girls. I have a 5-year-old daughter whom I love dearly. I hold a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies and a master’s in international relations. I have a strong Christian background and a heart for local communities.
I remember during school holidays, after hours of hard play on the dusty streets of my neighborhood, all covered in dirt and dust, I would run to the house and sit on the floor, very close to the TV screen, to watch my all-time favorite cartoons. In those days, children’s TV programs used to start at 2:00PM to around 5:00PM. I used to watch The Adventures of Blinky Bill, The Puzzle Place, Denver the Last Dinosaur, Hurricanes, Transformers, and many more. Funny enough, I still remember theme songs for most of those cartoons and TV shows.
My passion for communication for development and documenting the change stories of ordinary people. My passion for communication for development and my love for documenting issues affecting grassroots communities has brought me this far. As a news reporter and a media for development practitioner, I used to travel a lot to remote areas where I would interact with local communities to talk about the issues affecting them and possible solutions. Most of these issues had a greater impact on children, women, and young people. I’m also passionate about bridging knowledge gaps arising from the digital divide between rural and urban communities, which affect children and youth.
The most challenging part of my job will be adjusting to American standards and perceived expectations.
What satisfies me the most is contributing toward global solutions to youth needs through learning and working.
GFC’s work empowers local organizations to creatively address issues affecting children and young people.
GFC and its partners are doing amazing work in alleviating the plight of children and youth by building global agency and commitments around their rights.
I hate to admit it but a small Barbie doll was the best! My friends and I used to make clothes from old clothes for our dolls. We used to bathe them, feed them mud, and mimic all the roles of a nursing mother in our small play areas. I truly miss those carefree moments as a child.
I wanted to be a lawyer. For some reason, it was the only profession I knew that required arts subjects. I was never a fan of math or science subjects at school.
I love trying out new recipes, hanging out with friends, nature walks, and visiting beautiful places.
Yes, a cute boerboel dog. I used to hate dogs until last year, when I got Boxer. He is my besty!
If I had a super power, it would be one that would solve all the world’s problems and make the world equal and just for all.
Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.
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