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Why Give: Strive Masiyiwa, Founder, Higher Life Foundation

How can family support make philanthropy more effective? Strive Masiyiwa, Chairman of Econet Wireless and Founder of the Higher Life Foundation, draws upon his experience in business and entrepreneurship to create strategic solutions that will have greater impact on communities. Masiyiwa is dedicated to developing untapped human potential. In this video, Masiyiwa discusses how he…

Why Give: Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Co-Chairperson, Higher Life Foundation

How does community integration impact philanthropy? Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Executive Chairperson of the Higher Life Foundation, illustrates why being directly from a community helps enable trust and greater coalition-building. Masiyiwa identifies herself as “just another member” of her community. Giving back is about protecting and championing for her people. “Why Give,” a series of interviews with…

Call to Invest in Education, Empower the Girl Child

Mrs Tsitsi Masiyiwa has called on philanthropists, policy-­makers, businesses and public institutions to unite in investing in education and youth empowerment. Speaking at Waterford College in Swaziland, Mrs Masiyiwa – the Executive Chair and Co-founder of Higherlife Foundation (HLF) – said education is key in closing Africa’s development gap with much of the developed world.…