In preparation for the safe opening of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education (MoPSE) developed standard operating procedures for schools to limit the exposure of learners to COVID-19; and reduce the chances of COVID-19 transmission amongst learners, teachers, and school communities. To educate teachers and guardians on these SOPs, ...Read more
Netflix Inc. appointed Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to its board, adding its first African director as it looks to new markets for future growth. Masiyiwa is the founder and executive chairman of Econet Global, a telecommunications company that operates across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Econet offers phone, broadband and satellite service, and is also a ...
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Harare, Zimbabwe. November 30, 2020 – Higherlife Foundation and Delta Philanthropies this week host a 5-part virtual webinar series under the theme Catalysing Vision 2050. From 1 – 3 December 2020 the organisations bring together a cosmopolitan array of speakers for conversations on Education, Health, Rural Transformation and Sustainable Livelihoods, Disaster Relief and Preparedness and ...Read more
Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder speaks at launch of new journal: the International Review of Philanthropy and Social Investment
Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder and Executive Chair, Tsitsi Masiyiwa recently spoke at the webinar launch of the International Review of Philanthropy and Social Investment and she could not have started the event in a better way. She started by stating that in the midst of a global pandemic, there is not much to celebrate, but that ...Read more
Lagos, August 25, 2020- ‘’There is a need to work and change the whole system rather than focus on smaller group activities.” –Jeff Walker. In recognition of the need to address systemic problems that have hindered the potential growth of Africa for decades and accelerate systems change initiatives across the continent, African Philanthropy Forum (APF) ...Read more
Higherlife Foundation together with partners the ELMA Philanthropies, bring in 45 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ventilator suites for distribution to Zimbabwe’s public hospitals.
Higherlife Foundation, along with the rest of the Econet Group, is doing its part in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation of Zimbabwe and the various communities it serves. Through the heartfelt conviction of its Founders Strive Masiyiwa and Tsitsi Masiyiwa, in collaboration with their partners the ELMA Philanthropies, the Foundation secured ...Read more
Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder and Econet Wireless Group Chairman, Strive Masiyiwa has been named among Africa’s top 50 Disruptors by the African Report- one of the leading news organisations on the continent. A man who needs no introduction, Mr Masiyiwa is described as one of 50 Africans who are transforming the continent Africa’s by shaking up ...Read more
Higherlife Foundation Co-Founder and global philanthropists team-up to manufacture COVID-19 medical equipment in Africa
African and global philanthropists have teamed up to help African nations secure urgently needed ventilators, breathing support devices and other medical equipment, in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Strive Masiyiwa, co-founder of Higherlife Foundation, who has recently been appointed as an African Union Special Envoy to mobilise the private sector response to COVID-19, is ...Read more
Higherlife Foundation partners with Pastor G to release new songs that declare message of hope and healing to nation
Celebrated gospel musician Stanely “Pastor G” Gwanzura has teamed up with Higherlife Foundation and friends to release two powerful songs that declare and celebrate the power of the Holy Spirit to bring hope, healing and unity to our nation. Putting a fresh twist on two songs we all know and love – Mweya Mutsvene and ...Read more
Harare, Zimbabwe (21 January 2020) – As Higherlife Foundation we understand that building healthy and resilient communities in Zimbabwe is only possible when patients receive quality healthcare and attention from our medical institutions. This requires our hospitals to have doctors available to attend to the various health needs across the nation. Putting the patient ...Read more