|Education||Domboshava Training Centre|
|Known for||Owning Mashwede Village|
|Children||Tapiwa and Tendai|
Mashamhanda was born in Chivi.
Mashamhanda's mother Tsvakai Mashamhanda (nee Charumbira) succumbed to Covid-19 related complications. She died at Montague Hospital in Harare at 1PM on 19 July 2021. Alex Mashamhanda's mother was born in Chief Charumbira’s area and she married the late Mashamhanda Hwede in 1944. Her husband Hwede was a trader.
Alex Mashamhanda is married to Loveness.
He attended local schools before studying local governance at Domboshava Training Centre.
After completing his education, he later on joined the banking sector, rising to become a branch manager.
In 1990, he left formal employment to start M&H Educational Supplies. He opened a shop at Suswe Business Centre in Mutoko with only two workers, the business rapidly grew and spread throughout the country. 
- RASHID SAIDI, Harare businessman Mashamhanda loses mother, driver to Covid19 same day, Masvingo Mirror, Published: July 21, 2021, Retrieved: July 21, 2021
- Tendai Chara, Humility is his middle name, The Sunday Mail, Published: February 17, 2019, Retrieved: December 15, 2020