Meet The Secreatariat
Elvis Chitsungo - Director
Elvis Chitsungo is a seasoned educationist who has worked for both the government and the NGO sector. He has over 15 years working experience in Education and rose through the ranks from an Education Officer in government and Programmes Manager, Team Lead - Education, General Manager and Executive Director - Strategic Partnership in the NGO.. He is currently the Director for Education Coalition of Zimbabwe.
Clemence Tauya Nhliziyo - Programmes Manager
Clemence is a policy advocacy and campaigns expert with 15 years experience in shaping organizational responses to emerging policy trends in education; land and agriculture; disability inclusion and general developmental programming. He is competent in policy analysis; project coordination, capacity development and the development of strategic partnerships nationally, regionally and globally.
Evelyn Wadzanayi Chitiga
Wadzanayi is a seasoned development practitioner, who combines social work and education passions into over 10 years of social change. She has worked at ECOZI for 7 years as a program officer overseeing projects tackling issues of quality, gender sensitive and inclusive education delivery in disadvantaged communities Wadzanayi has also led advocacy efforts engaging key policy players such as parliamentarians, directors within the government offices and school development committees. She has also engaged at National and Transnational advocacy forums
Nomatter Kuhwehwe - Finance Officer
Nomatter has worked with ECOZI since its inception as a Finance Officer. She prepares financial reports for both internal and external stakeholders and financial planning in terms of budgeting and resource utilization.She ensures accountability for resources and that they are used for the intended agreed purpose with funding partners through budget- expenditure analysis, audits and adaptive management to cater for arising circumstances beyond the organisation’s control.
Lazarus Nyamwiwa - MEAL Officer (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning)
Lazarus is a Monitoring and Evaluation expert with 12 years experience in implementing M&E systems,designing tools and templates to monitor the effectiveness of project initiatives,achievements and sustainability of results,including improved reading outcomes.He has worked extensively in the Health and Education sector.At ECOZI,he plays a leading role in providing support,advice and an oversight on programme level monitoring,evaluation,learning and accountability
Gloria Madzinga - Admin Officer
Gloria is an Admin Assistant Officer who has excellent organizational skills and enjoys making things flow more smoothly by performing a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in the Finance and Administration department of ECOZI, to ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of the office.
Mutsa Mvududu - Communications & Advocacy Officer
Mutsa is the Communications and Advocacy Officer responsible for handling the coalition’s communication, media engagement and visibility as well as building and maintaining ECOZI brand. She is a self-motivated individual who has a genuine passion for advocating for accessible, free, quality, adaptable and equitable education for all children.
Tafadzwa Brighton Jamu - Finance Assistant
Tafadzwa is an enthusiastic Finance Assistant with 3 years experience in providing support to financial record’s maintenance, accounts management and a variety of corporate financial tasks. At ECOZI, he plays vital roles in financial data entry, payroll processing, audit’s verification processes, budgets development, payments processing, reconciling bank statements and utilization of accounting software.
Patience Mlambo - Office Orderly
Patience joined Ecozi in 2019 as an Office Orderly. Her duties include Cleaning the offices, housekeeping, procurement and preparation of teas for the meetings, messenger errands, like delivering letters and parcels to stakeholders, making admin payments and Driving staff to fieldwork and meetings.