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Our secretariat is committed to implementing the directions set by the DZT Board and is responsible for day-to-day operations.
Barbra NyangairiExecutive Director
Barbra Nyangairi
Barbra NyangairiExecutive Director
Barbra Nyangairi is the Executive Director of DZT. She holds a Masters in Forced Migration, BSc in Public Administration & Diploma in Education. Barbra has written and conducted research on Deaf education, Access to Health for the Deaf & Sign language. Barbra has a keen interest in the empowerment of the Deaf and hard of hearing.She has experience in human rights, democracy, governance,elections, gender & education.

Rosemary MundhluliProgrammes Officer: Access to Health & Economic Empowerment
Rosemary Mundhluli
Rosemary MundhluliProgrammes Officer: Access to Health & Economic Empowerment
Rosemary holds a BSc in Sociology and Gender Development Studies from Women’s University in Africa and Diploma in Industrial Relations from the University of Zimbabwe. Rosemary has worked with marginalized people including people with disabilities, orphans and people living with HIV/AIDS. She has vast field work experience in research and is currently involved in research and advocacy work to improve the lives of Deaf people.

Gamuchirai Matsheza/ Finance Officer /
Gamuchirai Matsheza
Gamuchirai Matsheza/ Finance Officer /
Gamuchirai is an accomplished Chartered secretary and administrator. She holds a Master’s degree in Accounting & Finance from Kingston University (UK) and BA Honours in Business Accounting from Oxford Brooks University (UK). She is also a graduate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

Precious JangaProgrammes Officer Sign Language Training and Interpretation
Precious Janga
Precious JangaProgrammes Officer Sign Language Training and Interpretation
Precious promotes access to Sign Language for Deaf people in Zimbabwe through training Sign Language and providing interpretation services. She is proficient in Sign Language and has developed a Sign Language training module. Precious holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing Management.

Paidamoyo ChimhiniProgrammes Officer: Research, Media and Communication & Deaf Education
Paidamoyo Chimhini
Paidamoyo ChimhiniProgrammes Officer: Research, Media and Communication & Deaf Education
Paida holds a Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. Her work is centred on promoting the right to education for Deaf children. She also facilitates the production of the Deaf Bulletin and coordinates research and communication within the organization.

Kuda Mapeture (DEAF) Programmes Officer Sign Language Training
Kuda Mapeture (DEAF)
Kuda Mapeture (DEAF) Programmes Officer Sign Language Training
Kuda works to popularize Sign Language in Zimbabwe by teaching the Language to different groups of people including, health service providers, teachers of the Deaf and families of Deaf children. Kuda believes that Deaf children should be taught in Sign Language rich environments to enable them to learn effectively.

Nyasha Machinja/ Finance Intern /
Nyasha Machinja
Nyasha Machinja/ Finance Intern /
Nyasha is currently working as a Finance intern at Deaf Zimbabwe Trust. He is studying for a Bachelor of Finance and Banking Honours Degree at the University of Zimbabwe and is on industrial attachment. Nyasha is a good team player and is very keen to learn Sign Language.

About DZT

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust was formed and registered as a trust in 2012 and began operations in 2013. Initially the organisation was formed to advance the rights of Deaf children.

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