To be a trusted source of information and hope during the pandemic
To help alleviate the burden of diagnosis and treatment on the central government
To assist with the protection and support of healthcare workers
To work in partnership with organisations local and international
Smart compassion in action
Our trust was created to bring together the skills and resources of the private sector to participate in the national response to COVID 19.
Board of Trustees
Jeremy Brooke is a business turnaround and start up specialist. Currently, he is the Executive Chairman of Cardinal Corporation a Zimbabwean property developer and is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Sabre Business World. He has 30 years of senior management experience in tourism, FMCG, food manufacture, distribution, and Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industries.
Jeremy worked in 14 countries in Africa, has hands on experience with ExxonMobil through 6 years of Pan African QSR JV. He had direct Board level exposure to Innscor Africa Limited and Tiger Brands as he served for 7 years as CEO of the listed Innscor/Tiger Brands affiliate, National Foods Ltd. He also has exposure to varied business systems and structures through interaction with numerous global brands over 30 years.
Dr Nozipo Maraire
Dr Nozipo Maraire is a full-time practicing neurosurgeon and has initiated neurosurgery programs in several institutions in Delaware, Ohio and Oregon. She has travelled, been educated and lived in many countries, including Jamaica, the United States, Canada and Wales. She was selected to attend Atlantic College, in Wales. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and then attended The Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed her neurosurgery training at Yale School of Medicine. She was awarded a Clinical Fellowship Award by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, which she used to work with Dr. Fred Epstein in paediatric neurosurgery in New York City. She is a public speaker who has been invited to lecture at colleges and universities across the country. Dr. Maraire has spoken to numerous book clubs and civic organisations and served on many literary panels, including being an invited guest of the Gotenberg Literary Festival. She has served on the board of directors of several organisations, including The Rotary Foundation, the Ross Ragland Theater and the South North Development Institute. She has worked with and for many development agencies including the World Health Organization, the Norwegian aid agency Norad, and the Synergos Institute. She worked with the Synergos Institute as a consultant and program coordinator and was instrumental in forming community investment funds southern Africa. In 2010, she was one of the winners of the British Airways Entrepreneur Face to Face Award for her entry of Ecosurgica, her vision for cutting-edge, affordable health care in Southern Africa. She is the founder of Cutting-Edge Neurosurgeon Inc., a web-based start-up.
Sharon Hook is a Trustee of the Miracle Missions Trust. She has been married to Ed for 42 years and is a mother of 5 sons. Since 2010 she headed the Waste Management side of Miracle Missions in partnership with the City of Harare and EMA. She held monthly networking meetings, assisted in an anti-littering illegal dumping campaign, under Clean & Green Zimbabwe. Sharon worked with over 10 000 volunteers collecting tons of waste, placed dustbins in communities and promoted adoption of city land with the support of businesses. She worked with orphan teen, school, embassy, business and community projects, (Waste No Waste – Trash is Treasure, Wet land Dry Water is life and Death by Plastic – Beat Plastic Pollution) encouraging separation of waste and recycling. Sharon has been a member of Clean Up the World for 9 years and is presently involved in the Nation Clean up under the President of Zimbabwe on the 1st Friday of every month.
Bongai Zamchiya is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in business in Zimbabwe for over 20 years. He is the co-founder of Pariah State – a food and beverage company and is an executive director of the business.
Having read law at university, Bongai sits on the boards of listed and non-listed entities in Zimbabwe. He is the Chairman of Old Mutual Insurance Company – Old Mutual Zimbabwe’s short-term insurance company, Chairman of Montclair Hotel and Casino. He also sits on the board of TSL and is a member of the Group Audit and Group Risk & Compliance Committee of Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited. In the not profit space, Bongai is the Chairman of Good Governance Africa, a trustee of the Conservation Angling and Sustainability Trust, and is a Zimbabwe selector for the Beit Scholarship in Zimbabwe.
Bongai is a keen rugby man and has been actively involved in the administration of the game in Zimbabwe for over 15 years, in various roles. He currently sits on the Judicial Panels of Rugby Africa and World Rugby. He is a World Rugby Education.
Jiten Shah is the Chief Executive Officer of Graniteside Chemicals (Pvt) Ltd. He has extensive professional experience and significant executive leadership and accomplishments in business and philanthropy, skilled with a natural affinity for cultivating business relationships. He applies qualities of integrity and credibility with a passion for progress. He has vast experience in the import and distribution of a wide range of products within local and foreign markets.
Jiten has held several leadership positions which include serving as an honorary fraternity member, President of International Club and Butler University Social Chairman. He also served as an Executive Committee member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization); chaired the membership, networking, mentorship and education committees. He is also the CEO of CW Educate (Conceptarian Worx) and the British Business Organisation, the Chairman of Friendship Bench an NGO, and a Board member of CBZ Zimbabwe.
Mike Garden studied Computer Science at the University of Natal graduating BSc (Comp Sci) in 1974. Opened Softrite(Pvt) Ltd in 1984 specialising in Payroll Software for customers all around Zimbabwe. Then when Farmers were evicted and moved into town, Mike set up the Bambazonke Nhasi mailing list to encourage them to play sport and visit theatre. This has evolved into a well known form of communication with regular emails being sent out to both motivate the 12, 000 strong mailing list as well as inform them of non-political news and events.
10 years ago he opened up a third company to create magazines for the local market. His Bindu Media organisation started with the A5 Glossy Ndeipi magazine about what is happening in Harare. Over the past couple of years Bindu Media has also created the Nzira Travel Zimbabwe and ZiMunda Farming magazines to inform readers about what is going on in the two sectors that have the most potential in Zimbabwe.
Mike Garden can probably be best described as a Communicator and has contacts in just about every non-political sphere within the country.
Mucha is CEO and Founder of The Pulse Group. Prior to establishing The Pulse Group in 2005, Mucha was Group CEO of CAPS Holdings, then the largest listed pharmaceutical company in Zimbabwe. He rose through the ranks as he held several different financial, operational and business development positions.
Mucha serves on the Board of Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe, is currently the Vice President of the Zimbabwe Chess Federation and is the immediate past Chair of the Board of The Boost Fellowship, which is the largest private-sector mentoring initiative for High School and University students in Zimbabwe. Related to this, he was Chairman of Enactus Zimbabwe, the largest organisation in the world focused on encouraging entrepreneurship that transforms communities.
He has served on several Boards in Zimbabwe and Namibia including the local Global Funds Board (CCM) and has also served in roles such as the Deputy Chairman of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries’ Economic Affairs Committee and Chairman of Zimbabwe Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Association.
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