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Tsitsi Masiyiwa named among the Most Influential Women of 2022 by New African Woman Magazine

Super thrilled that our Co-Founder Tsitsi Masiyiwa was named one of the Most Influential Women of 2022 by New African Woman Magazine. Mrs Masiyiwa was recognised for her philanthropic work and advocacy for gender equality in Zimbabwe and Africa. The Most Influential Women Awards by New African Woman Magazine recognise and celebrate the incredible work ...
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Tsitsi Masiyiwa wants African women to start giving big

The underrepresentation of women in philanthropy as grantmakers and grant recipients is a global phenomenon. However, on the African continent, our Co-Founder Tsitsi Masiyiwa says she wants to create more pathways for women funders who have historically been “extremely limited” by traditional gender roles.   Read more on why she believes more women should give ...
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Strive Masiyiwa among 2022 Spear’s Awards Winners

Higherlife Co-Founder Strive Masiyiwa was crowned Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2022 Spear’s Awards, in recognition of his work with two pan-African technology companies (Econet and Cassava Technologies) and for his work as with Higherlife Foundation and Delta Philanthropies, a UK-registered impact investment charity promoting development initiatives across Africa. The Spear’s Awards ceremony which ...
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Tsitsi and Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa discuss how a gender lens and systems change thinking are starting to transform Africa

At Higherlife Foundation, we are privileged to be led by two phenomenal women Tsitsi and Elizabeth Tanya Masiyiwa who use their influence, knowledge and resources to move communities forward and transform lives! Recently the mother-daughter sat down with renowned journalist and practitioner Matthew Bishop to share more about their philanthropic journey and commitment to advancing women’s ...
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Pfumvudza training renews hope in Shamva

Lorraine of Ward 11 in Shamva entered into a marriage at a young age. At 21, she is already raising two children with her 24-year-old husband in the mining town in Mashonaland Central. The couple struggles to make ends meet, as Lorraine is a full-time housewife who spends her days caring for their children aged ...
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Higherlife Foundation joins the world in ending violence against women and girls

1 in 3 women and girls experience violence in their lifetime. This must stop!  This International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women which also marks the start of #16DaysofActivism against Gender-Based Violence, Higherlife Foundations stands with  #OrangeTheWorld: End Violence against women and girls.  We believe that when you empower a girl or woman, ...
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