“Although African governments have begun to recognise the potential contributions of the Diaspora to home country development, serious effort in terms of strategies and instruments to harness this potential is lacking.”
-Kofi AnnanWhat is Zimbassador?
Zimbassador.com is a space, a home for Zimbabweans living either abroad wherever they are in the world and in Zimbabwe to connect, find others in their host country/region and create stronger diaspora communities. It is also a professional skills and knowledge sharing network that can then channel back to professionals, businesses, organisations and young people back home in Zimbabwe. Most importantly, Zimbassador is a [...]
“… being outspoken along with my, perhaps sometimes foolish, lack of the fear of failure has also been the greatest source of my success.”
Zimbabweans have found a way to end up in an extremely diverse array of countries around the globe. One of the most unique locations is a country that Mazvita Musariri (Mazvi) has lived in for six years, Slovakia. For our readers that aren’t quite sure of their geography, Slovakia is a small country in Europe surrounded by Poland, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic.
After high school in [...]
“I think with the right support and resources a lot of young people would stay off the streets and work harder.”
-Matthew. C. Martino
Twenty-three year old Matthew C. Martino is a truly impressive young Zimbassador who is the Co-Chair of international arts charity MMBF Trust and the current Chief Executive of local Essex channel – Essex TV. Winner of the 2015 edition of the Essex Young People of the Year Awards, Matthew is the founder and benefactor of the international charity MMBF Trust, a foundation that funds young actors and filmmakers.
Matthew’s father got a job in England and in 2005 the family moved together to start a new life there. [...]