Higherlife Foundation Lifelong Development Zimbabwe


Higherlife Foundation is a social impact organization that says it invests in human capital to build thriving individuals, communities and sustainable livelihoods. Founded by Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa in 1996 out of their personal convictions, heartfelt compassion as well as their personal experiences of orphan-hood, the foundation says it assists contemporary Africans moving the African continent forward through opportunities. It says Higherlife Foundation is a social impact organization that invests in human capital to build thriving individuals, communities, and sustainable livelihoods. It lists its targets of investment as education, health, entrepreneurship, rural transformation, and women’s empowerment.


Name of Primary Programme
Higherlife Foundation Lifelong Development
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Organisation website
Programme Type
Leadership Mentorship Programme
Region from which participants are selected
Globally, Southern Africa
Programme Contact email
Programme Funders
Region of programme delivery
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country of operation
Philanthropic funders
Higherlife Foundation (Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa)
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
Higherlife Foundation
Programme Start Date

Leadership organisation location

Westgate, Harare, Zimbabwe
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