Learn more about your finalists for ZIWA 2015 for the Humanitarian Award category:
Rumbi Bvunzawabaya is the founder and Principal Solicitor at RBM Solicitors based in Coventry, UK. She specializes in Immigration, Asylum and International Family Law and is highly regarded and respected in the field of Immigration Law. Through her work she was inspired to create ‘Uhuru’ – a charity that aims to provide holistic support to parents and children who have been…
Rumbidzai Dube is a human rights lawyer, gender activist and social justice advocate, passionate about bridging the information divide. She has more than 8 years’ experience in human rights, international law, legal research and advocacy. She uses her blog and her presence on social media to disseminate information and stir debate on various human rights and legal issues across the globe.
Clarissa Regede is an Intern at the HIV Law Unit of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights Head Office. She has been involved in HIV, sexual reproductive health and human rights work for the past five years as a Youth Ambassador with a particular focus on women and young people. She is also part of the National Youth Alliance initiated by Youth Engage a local (Zimbabwe) youth..
A child’s socioeconomic background today should not determine where they stand in society tomorrow. Vu Mashengele, Lorraine Bere and Thuli Mazwi envision a Zimbabwe where every child is fully equipped to fulfil their purpose. Their vision is to alleviate poverty through educating children, young people and women.
Tariro Nhari is 29 years old and runs a charity in Harare called Rudo Trust. The Rudo Trust was founded in 2013 and initially supported 15 children from Mbare, Mufakose and Budiriro – 3 of the most deprived areas in Zimbabwe; the charity is an expression of what Tariro feels is her duty to help others. She funded the project herself by working 2 jobs. In 2015 she opened her 1st office in Zimbabwe with paid staff who help manage the charity and beneficiaries in Zimbabwe.
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/