Lina Matenda

Head Operations
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 Maringazuva

Social Scientist
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

Naina Maponga

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Social Worker
Naina Maponga holds a Bsc (Hons) in Social work. Has over 5 years experience working with the disadvantaged communities in UK. Her passion is to make a difference in people's lives. She loves to guide and support individuals, families and communities all around her. Individuals, families and communities have different experiences hence the need to understand the person or family from their frame of reference. Her passion for Social work drives her to make things better and relieve suffering for other individuals


Many people have been touched by the vision and passion of MushaVana and have helped to make MushaVana the unique and innovative charity that it is today.


Lina Matenda, Farai Maringazuva,  Naina Maponga.


President - Farai Maringazuva

Secretary- Lina Matenda

Treasurer-  Faith Chimbambo

Committe Member- Maxwell Chuma

Committe Member- Chipo Maringazuva

Commitee Member- Naina Maponga

Committe Member- Trymore Matema 


MushaVana chooses to maintain a small, highly-skilled team of professionals with a diverse range of experience and education. Each team member is self-motivated, takes initiative and is passionate about the safety, stability and development of children.

CEO Zimbabwe- Brito Musekiwa

Project Manager - Chipo Maringazuva

Manager Policy and Services (Australia,  Melbourne) - Raja Saaed.