Higherlife Foundation and Yale Convene Access Network for Education Leaders Across Africa

Funded by the Higherlife Foundation, the 2019 HALI Indaba brought together the HALI Access Network’s 38-member organizations at a conference center situated on the banks of the beautiful Volta River in eastern Ghana from 26-29 April. The organizations, which work with over 2,000 high-achieving, low-income (HALI) high school students per year across 20 African countries,…

Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder, Strive Masiyiwa, awarded Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Yale University

On the 20th of May 2019, Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder and Econet Wireless Group Chairman, Strive Masiyiwa was presented with an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters at the Yale Commencement ceremony in New Haven, Connecticut. Since the commencement of 1702, the Yale Corporation has awarded honorary degrees to individuals for their outstanding achievement and contributions to…

Higherlife Foundation launches exclusive High Flyers Program

As part of empowering the youth of Zimbabwe as catalysts for positive change in the nation, Higherlife Foundation recently launched the High Flyers Program – an exclusive program designed to identify, connect and nurture the next cohort of Zimbabwe’s young leaders. The program is the newest to come out of Higherlife Foundation’s expanding portfolio whose…

Voices From Idai: Ngangu survivor tells all

“Every time I reflect on the tragedy; I’m convinced there’s a God in heaven.” These were the first words of Aron Mohamba Mwanasavanhu, a resident of Ngangu Township – a town that was severely destroyed by Cyclone Idai when it tore across the countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe on the 14th of March 2019.…

Higherlife Foundation partners with END Fund to launch book on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Deformed legs, extreme scarring and swelling of the skin and tissues, bloody urine, turned-in eyelashes that scratch the cornea; these are some the painful, disheartening effects of Neglected Tropical Diseases – a group of devastating communicable diseases that affect over one and a half billion people across the world. Although relatively unknown to the international…