Higherlife Foundation and Delta Philanthropies this week host a 5-part virtual webinar series under the theme Catalysing Vision 2050.
From 1 to 3 December 2020, the organisations bring together a cosmopolitan array of speakers for conversations on Education, Health, Rural Transformation and Sustainable Livelihoods, Disaster Relief and Preparedness and Entrepreneurship and Accessing Finance.
Higherlife Foundation and Delta Philanthropies endeavour to catalyse human capital development in Africa, with a Vision 2050 for Zimbabwe and other African countries to achieve upper middle income status by the year 2050.
“Africa is full of potential, endowed with both an abundance of natural resources and an energetic youthful population. If we harness our people and our God given0-assets, we can transform our communities and build a $250 billion dollar economy in Zimbabwe and across other African countries,” said Higherlife Foundation CEO Dr Kennedy Mubaiwa.
“So to kick start the conversation on how we get there, we have organised a series of webinars across our four areas of work; Education, Health, Rural Transformation and Sustainable Livelihoods, Disaster Relief and Preparedness. We are energised and ready to help accelerate progress towards inclusive economic growth and social transformation,” said Dr Mubaiwa.
Starting on Tuesday, 1 December 2020, each day will comprise of a morning session from 1100hrs – 1230hrs Central Africa Time (CAT), and an afternoon session from 1430hrs – 1600hrs CAT. The webinars will take the form of a panel discussions featuring a diverse spectrum of local, continental and international speakers.
“We have assembled an incredible list of thought leaders from all over the world, experts in their field who are ready to share their knowledge and inspire our audiences. Some of the panelists that attendees can expect to hear from include, Ellen Agler from The END Fund, Patrick Awuah from Ashesi University, Dr Matthew Mbanga from Foundations for Farming, Ndidi Nwuneli from Sahel Consulting and of course Mrs Tsitsi Masiyiwa our Executive Co-Chair,” said Dr Mubaiwa.
“This webinar series is a fantastic opportunity for all people to come and learn about Vision 2050 and what role they can play to help transform our nation. Every contribution matters and we know that our speakers will impart knowledge and wisdom that will motivate all who attend.”
All webinar sessions are free, and will be held online via Zoom and streamed live on the Higherlife Foundation Facebook page.
Those interested in attending can register for the webinars on the Higherlife Foundation website via the link address http://www.higherlifefoundation.com/events/.
Higherlife Foundation is a social impact organisation that invests in human capital to build thriving individuals, communities and sustainable livelihoods. Founded by Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa in 1996 out of their deep Christian faith, heartfelt compassion as well as their personal experiences of orphan-hood, we are contemporary Africans moving the African continent forward through opportunities.
Find out more about Higherlife Foundation by visiting https://www.higherlifefoundation.com/
Delta Philanthropies is a UK-registered charity governed under the UK Charity Commission. Projects are co-created, designed and implemented through Delta Philanthropies Trust and the Higherlife Foundation, both registered charitable organisations with operations in Zimbabwe.
To know more about Delta Philanthropies, please visit https://deltaphilanthropies.org/