Mr Albert Mufanechiya

Board Chairperson 2006 M.Ed (Curriculum Studies): Masvingo State University 1999 Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Curriculum and Arts): University of Zimbabwe 1990 Graduate Certificate in Education: University of Zimbabwe 1988 Bachelor of Arts (General): University of Zimbabwe Currently Curriculum Theory Lecturer in the Faculty of Education: Curriculum Studies Department at Great Zimbabwe University

Mr Osmond Mugweni

Founder and Executive Director 1993 MSc (Ecology and Resource Management):University of Edinburgh 1991 BSc Geography and Psychology:University of South Africa (UNISA) 1986 Certificate of Merit:Centre for Holistic Resource Management Albuquerque New Mexico State USA 1977 First Class Diploma in Agriculture With Distinctions in Engineering and Farm Management:Chibero College of Agriculture Norton Zimbabwe

Prof Rose Mugweni

Founder and Operations Director 2012 PHD Education Policy Studies: University of Pretoria- South Africa 2002 M.Ed Early Childhood Education(ECE): University of Newcastle- Australia 1996 B.Ed Early Childhood Education - University of Zimbabwe/University of Concordia, Canada 1995-1996 DEGREE CLASSIFICATION 2.1: Awarded with a University Book Prize 1983 CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (ECE) - Mkoba Teachers’ College – Zimbabwe Currently Dean of the Faculty of Education: Great Zimbabwe University

Mr Nyasha Pambirei

Agriculture and Community Development, Empowerment and  Capacity Building 2008 Masters in Business Administration (MBA): Zimbabwe Open University 1996 B. Com. Economics: University of South Africa(UNISA) 1975 Diploma in Agriculture: Chibero College of Agriculture Currently Studying for a PhD in Agricultural Extension with University of Zimbabwe He is also the Acting Director Field for Department of Agricultural Technical and Extension Services (AGRITEX)

Mrs Edah Mukona

Finance & Production 1972 Certificate in Agriculture: Kushinga Pikelela Agricultural College, Marondera Zimbabwe 1972-1993 Agricultural Science Teacher: Chimurenga Secondary School, Mashonaland East Province Zimbabwe 1994-2002 Agricultural Extension Worker(AEW): Department of Agricultural Extension and Technical Services (AGRITEX) in Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation(Min MI) for Gutu District and Masvingo District 2002-Date: AEW Supervisor: AGRITEX in Min MI for Masvingo

Dr Kudzai  Mugweni

Community Health Matters 2012 Resuscitation Council (UK) Bristol, Advanced Life Support (ALS) 2011 MSc in Clinical Research· Graduated with Distinction Awarded the Course Director’s Prize: Cranfield University UK 2003 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Degree Honours in Biochemistry, Behavioural Sciences and Community Medicine: University of Zimbabwe, Harare Oct 2012 to date James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Great Yarmouth

Mrs Ellen Kwarire

Hospitality, Eco-/Cultural Tourism, Logistics and Public Relations A former Barclays Bank employee and is currently a significant participant in the Tourism and Hospitality with the ownership of Peter's Lodge. Mrs. Ellen Kwarire has developed substantial knowledge in Tourism, Hospitality, Stakeholder Relations, Management and Supply Chain Management issues

The Team believes in:




Quality of Life

  • We want to work in harmony and with team spirit and in an atmosphere of mutual support and care which response to specific needs of both men and women at all times

  • We desire honesty, openness, and feel free to express our views and ideas in the work place

  • We want to work were people are respected

  • We want personal financial well-being and to work in an organization that is financially secure

  • We desire good housing in a clean living and working environment as well as to experience educational opportunities to enable us to improve personally and to have educational opportunities  for our children

  • We desire to be healthy, enjoying clean air, water and abundant nutritious foods in an aesthetically pleasing and clean environment

  • We desire to work free from politics, racialism, gender-bias and any other prejudice


Forms of Production

  • To meet our purpose and enjoy working lives as outlined above we must produce::

  • Profitable enterprise and sound financial planning at all times

  • Exceptional Holistic Management training and living example OF Holistic Management in Practice

  • A collaborating management and staff team that is always pulling in one-direction – towards our holistic context

  • Education, training and employment opportunities for Smallholder Communities in arid and semi-arid environment

  • A work environment in which visiting students, tourists and  others feel welcomed, cared for and appreciated

  • Institute grounds that fit the local environment and have good offices, work places, housing and amenities for sport and enjoyment with a clean environment free from dirt, trash and polluting waste

  • Opportunities and an environment which accommodates opportunities for personal growth and learning which addresses strategic gender needs  via appropriate research


Future Resource Base     


Our Behavior: 

For us to achieve our purpose through gaining the respect and support of our clients, suppliers, partners and the local community we must remain:

Helpful, friendly ,honest, open to ideas from others, have a good attitude, be prompt, reliable, clean, respectful, caring and professional, gendered, skilled, knowledgeable, competent, motivated, passionate and enthusiastic.


Our Land:

The land we manage and that managed by the community with which we work, must years from now:

Enjoy  effective water and mineral cycling, high density of all life forms and wildlife

Perennially running rivers and reliable underground water sources, small crop fields, intensive cropping, covered soils and part of overall density of landscape and life forms

Croplands, gardens and rangelands on which  I soils will be covered with plants and litter to ensure our sustained future,, land that will support  far greater production than today of wildlife, livestock, gardens and more to ensure a prosperous and stable community