Learn more about your finalists for ZIWA 2015 for the Community Champion Award category:

Nyari Mashayamombe - CommunityNyaradzo Mashayamombe, affectionately known as Nyari, is a Girl Child Rights Activist, a Human Rights Defender passionate about Social Justice, a Musician and Entrepreneur, a two time JCI Award winner in the category of Human & Children’s Rights. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Tag a Life International Trust(TaLI), a Girl Child Rights Organisation.

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Simangele Moyo - CommunitySimangele began Rose of Charity in response to the growing number of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS she encountered on the streets of Victoria Falls. She stepped in due to lack of resources, support or help. Touched by their heart-wrenching stories of losing parents and being thrown into the streets, she began feeding them in her own home using her personal savings and taking them to church three times a week.

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Scholastica Munaku - CommunityScholastica Munaku is a designer, farmer and tutor and wants to use her skills to develop her community. “My aim is to turn Chitungwiza into a small Paris,” said Munaku, who has for the past few years been giving free French lessons to more than 400 women from the dormitory town. Women from a Chitungwiza women club have diversified their business by incorporating visual art and …

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Jennifer Ngulube MBE - CommunityJennifer Lizzie Ngulube MBE was born and brought up in Zimbabwe she is blessed with two children. She qualified as a primary school teacher in Zimbabwe and trained as a special needs teacher specialising in teaching children with physical and learning disabilities.Having taught in special needs schools in Zimbabwe and the UK.

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Sakhile Sibanda-KameraMusi Trust Zimbabwe initially started off as a facebook group “Blanket Collection for Mpilo Hospital” which was a global social media campaign spearheaded by Canadian-based and Zimbabwean-born nurse, Sakhile Sibanda. The aim or drive for this initiative was to collect 1000 blankets between July 12 and November 15, 2013 for Mpilo Central Hospital.

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Voting is now live and will be close on 20 September 2015 so be sure to have your say by voting for your favourite ZIWA 2015 nominees. Winners will be announced at the ZIWA 2015 ceremony to be held in Birmingham UK on Oct 3, 2015.

Cast your vote at www.ziwaawards.com/voting/

Don’t forget, tables and tickets for the ceremony, which is being held in Birmingham, UK on Saturday 3 October can be booked online or by emailing info@ziwaawards.com

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