Muzinda Hub
Trading name
Muzinda Hub
Type
Private
IndustryTraining
Founded2014 (2014)
FounderTsitsi Masiyiwa
HeadquartersHarare, Zimbabwe
ParentEconet Wireless Group
Websitewww.muzindahub.com

Muzinda Hub is an internet technology & programming skills training company founded by Higherlife Foundation, a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) headed by Tsitsi Masiyiwa and primarily funded by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe. The company has trained thousands of young people in software programming and other skills since 2014. Muzinda's ownership and operations were eventually transferred to Econet Wireless to become one of its subsidiaries.

Background

Muzinda Hub's founding leadership comprised of Lovemore Nyatsine, Kudzai Mubaiwa and Tawanda Kembo who had been brought together for the project by Tsitsi Masiyiwa as part of Higherlife Foundation initiatives in tech. Mubaiwa and Kembo eventually left the company several months in.


Achievements

In July 2019, Econet founder and chairman, Strive Masiyiwa announced that since it's launch in 2014, alumni had "earned US$120m+ in income from digital jobs as freelancers building apps and websites for local and international clients"[1]

Milestones

In July 2019, Muzinda Hub launched operations in Botswana.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Strive Masiyiwa, Skills of the future (Part 5), Facebook, Published: 29 July 2019, Retrieved: 1 August 2019]