Our Board


We are governed by a Board of 7 local Zimbabweans, each one bringing immense expertise and wisdom to the continued operations and growth of Zvandiri. But well beyond their expertise, each one brings a long-standing commitment and belief in the work that we do. Two Board members are former beneficiaries of Zvandiri.

Dr Claudine Pasi

Dr Claudine Pasi


Claudine is a Consultant Paediatrician with 11 years’ experience in paediatric and adolescent HIV. Based at Harare Central Hospital managing in-patients and out-patient clinics, she also works as a part time lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe.

Karen Webb



Karen is the Deputy Executive Director of the Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development, a local organization implementing sub-regional HIV and maternal and child health programs in Zimbabwe.

Cynthia Chipeni

Cynthia Chipeni


Cynthia is a Chartered Accountant and an ACCA member with more than 20 years’ experience in financial management, grants and contracts management, financial reporting, and administrative oversight.

Dr Cleophas Chimbetete

Dr Cleophas Chimbetete

HIV Specialist

Cleophas obtained his MBCHB degree in 1998, MPH from UZ in 2011, and a PHD in Global health from the University of Geneva in 2020. He has over 20 years’ experience working in Public, Private and NGO health sectors in Zimbabwe.

Effort Nkazimulo Dube

Effort Nkazimulo Dube


Effort is a young energetic lawyer who has experience in commercial, labour and civil law. In his work, he has been involved in issues that address children’s rights, environmental rights, labour rights and general civil law disputes.

Young woman standing in garden

Theresa mapfuti

Youth representative

Theresa Mapfuti has been part of Zvandiri for 12 years, she started out as a recipient of care then worked as a Community Adolescent Treatment Supporter (CATS) for 5 years. 

Smiling Zimbabwean young man in blue Zvandiri t-shirt



Freddy Chidhindi joined Zvandiri in 2008 and brings many years of experience, dedication and heart for Zvandiri. He is one of the 10 young people who pioneered the Community Adolescent Treatment Supporter (CATS) Initiative in 2009.