ZIMBABWE Board of Trustees

 

CHAIRPERSON 

Mrs. Janette Hetherton based in Zimbabwe, has worked in development programmes  for the past 20 years, as a consultant on administration and management. She  was Country Representative for New Zealand Aid which  supported Zimbabwe AHEAD (2001-2005) in  the construction of a Community Centre  in Makoni District where Community Health Clubs. With long experience of the AHEAD approach, she is now Chairperson of  Africa

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TRUSTEE AND FOUNDER 

Anthony Waterkeyn Director of Programmes Cape Town

Anthony Waterkeyn, Co-Founder &       Chief Executive Officer (2017-present)

Mr. Anthony Waterkeyn first trained in Building Management and has a M.Eng Tropical Public Health Engineering from Leeds.  In 1985 he worked   WaterAid in Kenya and Zimbabwe for 11 years. He has done evaluations of WASH programmes for DFID, CARE, and DANIDA, World Bank, African Development Bank and CoWater  amongst others for the past 25 years. He Co-Founded three NGOs: Mvuramanzi Trust in Zimbabwe in 1993, Zimbabwe AHEAD Trust  in 2002 and Africa AHEAD in 2005.  As WSP-World Bank Specialist Advisor between 2003 -2011, he  was behind the national WASH policy in Rwanda which  resulted in the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Programme.

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TRUSTEE

Mrs. Smolly Moyo is Founder and CEO of Connect Water,   a company which manufactures water treatment plants encompassing water purification and waste water treatment with an emphasis on careful analysis of each client’s needs to contribute towards the uplifting of standards of living for fellow citizens.

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TRUSTEE  

Dr. Jaap Kuiper M.Sc., PGDE, PhD has worked in Africa for over 30 years in the field of education as lecturer, researcher, professor and Dean of Education,  Iscor-Billiton Chair for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education (South Africa). working in Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Nigeria and  based in Zimbabwe as a consultant.

Languages: Dutch, English

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TRUSTEE

Ms. Sally Whittaker, born and brought up in Zimbabwe,  is a social worker, assisting  the marginalised and terminally ill through personal  support. She  has 30 years of personal experience of development in Zimbabwe working  with womens group. She is also a well known musician and music teacher in Zimbabwe, with a wide network amongst philanthropists.