July 17, 2018

Are you one of the many people out there seeking more meaningful work and possibly even considering ditching your 9 to 5 to start (or work for) a social enterprise venture?

So what’s holding you back?

Based on my own experience, I’m guessing it’s the fear of the unknown...

June 7, 2018

This year our founder Jay Mawaka-Smith was nominated for the Community Champion award at the eighth edition of the Zimbabwe Achivers Awards. 

The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards were born out of a simple vision, to create an event which seeks to recognise and honour Zimbabwea...

April 3, 2018

It is universally acknowledged that education is an important aspect of life, for both genders, from all walks of life. In developing countries though, where many communities consider boys to be superior, it could be far more beneficial to educate girls if given a choi...

March 4, 2018

"When most people ask me why I chose this profession my answer is simple, I love food. I have always loved food; most of my happiest moments in life involve delicious food."

Growing up I never loved the prospect of labouring long hours in the kitchen over a hot stove, h...

February 1, 2018

Higherlife Foundation is offering Joshua Nkomo Scholarships for students referred to as “Joshualites”. The scholarships are available to Zimbabwean citizens under the age of 21 at the time of applying. A’ Level scholarships are for candidates starting Lower 6. Universi...

February 1, 2018

Deadline: February 12, 2018

The Obama Foundation is looking to hire passionate, mission-oriented, and qualified interns to serve in their Chicago and D.C. offices. They are looking for interns who have excellent time management and organizational skills, are strong writ...

December 21, 2017

Jay Mawaka-Smith shares his thoughts on LeNoir Foundation’s achievements in 2017 and our ambitions for the year ahead.

It is hard to believe but 2017 is nearly over, during this time we have achieved a number of significant milestones that I wish to share with you as we...

December 18, 2017

“Show me the money” will become “Show me the impact”.

November 17, 2017

If you’re thinking of starting a Social Enterprise think of this article as the equivalent of the shopping list you scribble down before you go to the supermarket. You’ve made a note of the essentials that you don’t want to forget but there is more to your shopping tri...

October 17, 2017

At many businesses you’ll hear the managing director or the CEO describe the business as ‘a family’ in an attempt to give it the appearance of a cohesive unit of employers and employees working together in harmony. But if we dig a little deeper into that cliché and que...

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