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‘The Need Is So Great’:Tsitsi Masiyiwa On New Gender Fund

IN MARCH, AFRICAN PHILANTHROPIST AND SOCIAL entrepreneur, Tsitsi Masiyiwa, and other world philanthropists came together to raise $1 billion to advance gender equality and women’s leadership. The organization, Co-Impact, launched The Gender Fund to bring significant resources into a grossly underfunded space and address “gendered systems” – the underlying norms, laws, practices, sanctions, and decision-making ...
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STAR Leadership Academy to Celebrate Graduation Ceremony – Virtually

On Friday the 17th of December, STAR Leadership Academy (SLA)- the leadership academy by Higherlife Foundation- will have the honor of hosting its first-ever virtual graduation ceremony, giving the Classes of 2020 and 2021 the send-off they deserve – despite the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic.  The virtual event will see the graduates take ...
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10 Facts About the World Water Crisis

784 million people around the world are without basic water access. That’s more than twice the population of the United States.  More people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war.  Two billion people, or about 1 in 4, lack access to a toilet or latrine. Diarrheal diseases, caused primarily by unsafe water and poor ...
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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 celebrating International Students’ Day

This International Students’ Day, Higherlife joins the world in honouring students of the world who are working tirelessly every day achieve their career goals and make a difference. For 25years, Higherlife has been supporting African students to fulfil their God-given potential by extending learning opportunities to academically talented students, therefore investing in the future leadership ...
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GROWING TREE: An integrated approach to early years learning

Higherlife Foundation today has released a special white paper report for early years education entitled “The Growing Tree: An integrated approach to early years learning”, describing the effectiveness of the Growing Tree foundational phase learning program in improving the learning outcomes of foundational phase learners in a crisis period. The in-depth research is critical in ...
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