Makomborero Zimbabwe is a local Zimbabwean Trust set up by Mark and Laura Albertyn to serve their vision for helping low income families access A-level education and further their studies, seeing lives and families changed forever. Makomborero Zimbabwe is a small trust which was set up in 2011.
Pagiel Chimudzi is a Chartered Accountant with experience across various industries in Financial Management roles. Pagiel is currently a partner in a boutique audit firm that he and his wife Anita founded. Pagiel has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Commercial Law) from Rhodes University in South Africa. He also has a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Pagiel also serves on various other boards, where is passion for people and seeing lives changed is at the forefront of all he does.
Pagiel and Anita are blessed with two children Mutsawashe and Matthew.
Mark Albertyn has a BSc (Mathematics) from University of Unisa and a Teachers Training certificate in Secondary Education. He is the Co-founder of Makomborero and Makomborero Zimbabwe. Mark is passionate about the under privileged and seeing lives changed through education. He is currently Deputy Head at a top private school in Harare, Hellenic Academy and he loves the depth that working for both Hellenic and Makomborero bring to his life. He is also the CEO of Makomborero Zimbabwe.
Mark is married to Laura (COO of Makomborero Zimbabwe) and they have four young children – Matthew, Zoe, Ella and Phoebe.
Praise is an experienced Financial Manager with a proven track record in financial management and business management. She holds a Master of Science (Msc) Degree in Strategic Financial Management from the University of Derby and a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree (Bcompt) from UNISA. In addition, Praise is registered with the Chartered Management Institute of the United Kingdom as a Chartered Member.
Praise serves in many ways in her community and has a passion to see women in Africa reach their potential.
Minali De Silva
Minali has lived and worked in Zimbabwe, Australia, England and Sri lanka. She has a BA in Art and Design from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Minali also worked in education at TGS International School in Sri lanka as the Principle. She currently heads a charity called Maokoanetsitsi working alongside vulnerable women and children. She is passionate about building sustainable communities and seeing lives transformed.
Minalie is married to Dilhan and they have a daughter called Minaka.
Charles Muchoko is a holder of a Licentiate in Education Specialising in Chemistry obtained from Cuba. He is an accomplished teacher having gained over 15 years of teaching experience in both Government and Private Schools. He also has to his credit experience in lecturing at University level having worked at top universities in the country, University of Zimbabwe and Bindura University of Science Education. Charles has worked with Makomborero Zimbabwe from its inception in 2011 subsequently serving as a Trustee for Makomborero Zimbabwe. He is passionate about Science particularly Chemistry. Currently he is teaching at a top private Christian School in Harare, Gateway High School.
Charles is happily married to Charity and have been blessed with 3 lovely girls.
Makomborero Zimbabwe employs a small team of staff who help run all that Makomborero Zimbabwe does.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”