Sunshine Kids – Musha Vana (SKMV) is a not-for-profit charity organisation registered with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission (ACNC). It exists with the goal of advancing health and education to upkeep and improve disadvantaged communities. It’s operations are in Australia and Africa. It humbly came about in 2017 by the CEO Lina Matenda. Lina had the prospect of a fair and inclusive community, while enforcing the belief that every child deserves a healthy and happy life. In Australia, the primary focus is on refugees, people living with a disability and other disadvantaged communities. In Zimbabwe, the focus is mainly on improving the environment of disadvantaged children who don’t have close access to education and nutrition, both which are known to be vital for health and wellbeing.
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Meet Our Executives
Lina Matenda is the Head Operations, Internal Audit & Risk, and Compliance Executive of Mushavana Not-For Profit organization. She has over 10 years’ experience in Child Protection and extensive exposure in the Social Care Services.
Lina has led various Social Care projects in the UK as the Lead Officer for Audits, Risk Management, Human Resources & Governance, held Senior Management positions within the Social Care sector and remains an active member of Voluntary Projects in support of disadvantaged communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science, BSc (Hons)Social Work from the University of Bedfordshire (United Kingdom), Master of Business Administration from the University of Portsmouth, Graduate Certificate in Remote Health from Flinders University (Australia), Master of Mental Health with Latrobe University, Australia (2018- current).
Farai is Social Scientist and has worked in communities as a Socio-Economic Researcher and has advised organisation as a management consultant for PwC and thereafter for his own firm. He has been involved community related interventions related to health, education, agriculture. The plight of the underprivileged on the impact of economic recession on family unit and lack if copying mechanisms brought led to the MushaVana initiative