Learn more about your finalists for ZIWA 2015 for the Women’s Collective Award category:

The Life Project - Mpilo

The Mpilo Maternity Project is the brainchild of Samukeliso ‘Sam’ Tennyson, a midwife based at the Northampton General Hospital (NGH), UK. Sam initially trained as a nurse before qualifying as a midwife in 2011. After completing her training, she chose to do her elective placement where she born – at the maternity ward of the Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo. It is during her time here…

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The Musi Trust - Women's CollectiveMusi 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. Blanket Collection for Mpilo Hospital Facebook group went public on the 12th of July 2013. The aim or drive for this initiative was to collect 1000 blankets…

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Zim Women Association Northampton
Zimwomen Northampton
, founded in 2009, is a charity based in Northampton, UK. The aim of the charity is to empower and support vulnerable women, young people and children in Northamptonshire with a particular focus on providing education on health and personal well being, re-employment skills, and nurturing…

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Zvipo Zim Girl’s LegacyZvipo: The Girls Legacy, an organization directed and co-founded by Judith Chiyangwa, works to build the capacity of young women and girls in Zimbabwe through leadership development and mentoring. This is to enable them to live empowered lives and become models and agents of change in their communities. The group seeks to invest in young women’s education…

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Kusimudzirana Women's Trust - Women'S CollectiveKusimudzirana (to lift each other up, to empower) Women’s Trust, based in Chitungwiza was formed after the director and founder, Scholastica Munaku, realized how much female talent, artistic and otherwise there was in the community. In addition there was no platform for these women to meet and discuss solutions to their various business challenges…

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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