Introducing our staff – Sheldon Sipho Siziba

Today we introduce you to Sheldon “Shellas” Siziba one of our Project Officers. Sheldon joined UNICA is 2012 and has been key in the growth of the organization to date. He is well acquainted and experienced in HIV/AIDS and Child Protection matters. Sheldon has worked with Masiye Camp and Regional Psycho Social Support Initiatives (REPSSI) before were he gained extensive experience in Psycho Social Support programming. Sheldon is in charge of our Psycho Social Support initiatives and Early Childhood Development projects. Take a look at some of Sheldon’s photos in action…

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Introducing our staff – Kelvin “Giggs” Ncube

Today we introduce you to Kelvin “Giggs” Ncube one of our Project Officers. Kelvin is a key staff member who children will not miss an opportunity to interact with due to his likeable character. He is well acquainted and experienced in HIV/AIDS and Child Protection matters. Kelvin has led HIV/AIDS projects at a district level when he worked as the Head of Programmes with Matabeleland AIDS Council (MAC). Take a look at some of Giggs’ photos in action.14666112_594351214099317_1279759741664451872_n 14717304_594350780766027_6523334268226291940_n

Introducing staff – Douglas Musiringofa (Director)

Over the next week we will introduce you to some of our staff members and volunteers behind the great work you see. Today, we will introduce to our Director, Douglas Musiringofa also the Co-Founder of UNICA. He leads a team of 5 staff members and a network of more than 50 volunteers.14141530_573021896232249_207711538329630233_n

Douglas is a passionate community development practitioner and has led implementation of huge projects which include construction/renovation of 30 classroom blocks in primary schools in Hwange rural district, supporting capacity building among youth, psycho social support projects and the construction of a much needed children and youth centre in Sizinda, Victoria Falls. Please feel free to interact with our team on this platform or contact us on douglas@unica.org14080067_573021989565573_1192512600688018746_n

Introducing our team

Meet our team in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe who are directly involved in the implementation of our projects. From left to right, Rusununguko Mapuranga, Tanatswa Makara, Emmanuel Dzapasi, Simbarashe Musiringofa, Kelvin Ncube, Blessing Tariro and Sheldon Siziba. Visit us at 4422 Chinotimba or interact with them through our facebook page.

Victoria Falls Child Centre team
Victoria Falls Child Centre team

UNICA features in “8 to five heroes”

This week, UNICA features in yet another exciting video entitled “8 to five heroes”. This video illustrates how much efforts people working between formal hours 8am to 5pm make great differences in their communities. The video was compiled by Vusumuzi Moyo one of the greatest young talented film makers in Victoria Falls. He has taken sometime to document and share with the world how small efforts done during formal working hours may change the world. Please take a few minutes and watch the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KljUi_EAaIo