Ekenia T Chifamba

Ekenia T. Chifamba is a girls` rights activist, Anti-Domestic Violence Council Member, Spot Light Initiative Civil Society Reference Group member and Civicus Alliance Membership Advisory Group Member.She is a Trustee for SAAPA Zimbabwe. Ekenia is the Vice-Secretary for NANGO Northern Region. She is also a motivational speaker, World`s Children`s Prize Foundation Focal Point in Zimbabwe, Fredrica Nauman Fellow, IVLP Fellow (USA), Philanthropist and also the Founding Director of Shamwari Yemwanasikana. The heart of the organisation is to address the concerns of the girl child and protect her from all issues that have the potential to destroy her dreams hopes and full development.

She has worked for several years as a girl child advocate, steering girl child empowerment programmes at a well renowned Girls Rights organisation. Apart from being a champion of   girls   and   women’s   rights, she   is   a   qualified and experienced administrator and banker who worked for several years at ZB Bank.

Academically, she holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources with Zimbabwe Open University, a higher National Diploma in Information Technology with DEXPAC Academy Southern Africa, a National diploma in Human Resources management with Harare Polytechnic and a Diploma in Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe. She also acquired a diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, Gender Equality with special focus on Girls Rights and Sex Trade with the Worlds Children’s Prize Foundation in Sweden in 2015 and a Diploma in NGO Management 1 with Meridian International. She was also awarded a Diploma in Social Work by ALT Foundation and she holds several certificates in Advocacy, Leadership Governance, Fundraising and Counselling.