Yearly Archives: 2023

STAR Leadership Academy Students Awarded Prestigious Harare International School Scholarships

Three STAR Leadership Academy (SLA) students, Nicole Phiri, Nokutenda Dzobo and Simone Kamupinya, recently awarded full scholarships to attend the Harare International School (HIS) say the skills they gained at SLA will help them adapt to the new environment.  HIS is a premier international school in Zimbabwe. It is the only institution offering the International ...
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Government lauds Higherlife Foundation

urges HLF to reach more farmers with climate smart agriculture Higherlife Foundation’s climate-smart agriculture is a good example of how non-governmental organisations (NGOs) can complement national policies, a top Zimbabwean governmental official has said. Mashonaland East, Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Ms Apollonia Munzverengi, said the programme, which has reached about 11,000 farmers nationwide, is ...
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Higherlife Foundation Blesses Children’s Home in Lesotho

Higherlife Foundation has officially handed over renovated facilities at the Reitumetse Children`s Home in Lesotho.   The renovations covered dormitories and toilets at the facility, which about 60 children call home.   In addition to funding the renovations, Higherlife Foundation provided direct support to the children supported through the facility, including by paying school fees.   Run by ...
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From Nairobi, with love 

STAR Leadership Academy recently received its first Kenyan student. She speaks about her expectations and what enrolment means for her.  On 12 September 2022, Laura Grace Achieng Baraza received an Instagram link from a friend.  The link was for a STAR Leadership Academy (SLA) post calling for applications from high school students interested in joining ...
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Why there are more women than men in RRA? 

Figures reveal that 65% of farmers receiving support under Higherlife Foundation’s Climate Smart Agriculture Program are women.  This translates to 7,150 women out of the 11,000 farmers receiving inputs and technical support.  The numbers are not a coincidence. They are a result of deliberate program design and decision-making.  Reimagine Rural Africa General Manager, Barbara Chivandire, ...
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Stop asking us what we want to be when we grow up! Instead, ask us about the impact we want to have on our communities.  

STAR Leadership Academy alumni Tanatswa Mhiribidi argues the seemingly harmless question could see young people defer acting as change-makers in their communities. “What do you want to do when you grow up?”   At face value, the question sounds harmless but may not be the motivator people think it is.  How it is framed may lead ...
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