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.
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 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 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.
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 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.
God’spower has over 12 years’ experience of Zvandiri. Throughout this time, he progressed from Zvandiri beneficiary, to support group leader, CATS, expert trainer and advocate before then being trained by MoHCC as a primary counsellor.
Rufaro brings 15 years of Zvandiri experience to the Board as a former beneficiary and founding CATS. After 10 years in the program, she was elected by her peers as their youth representative on the Board.