There is nothing that makes us all happy other than to know that you are here to learn more about a woman admired by millions globally and the most awarded African woman for development and charity work. Of course, the first thing that welcomes you here is colour purple. Just read on and you will find out why Muzvare Betty Makoni is so inspiring and no wonder many have singled her out as a hero. Once again feel welcome.
According to Muzvare Betty Makoni, `My official title is Muzvare -translated it means, Her Royal Highness -Princess. My first name is Hazviperi. My second name is Betty. My surname is permanently Makoni. I am Muzvare Hazviperi Betty Makoni on all official documents and communications. Because in Europe and America they don’t have Muzvare listed as title please always find something closest. Muzvare means Her Royal Highness –The Princess. Muzvare Betty Makoni is fourth generation of Paramount Chief Makoni who moved to Zimbabwe around 1600 and established their Maungwe Kingdom there. One of the women to fight in the war was Masara. His brothers and fathers honoured her with title Muzvare-Her Royal Highness and since then it has been passed to future generations.
This website is colored purple and that is Muzvare Betty Makoni`s most favorite color. She wears mostly purple clothing and loves to create anything that brings in the purple colour. Recently, she launched her purple colored autobiography and every guest came to royal night in purple. She identifies very much with purple because her character has very much some characteristics of colour purple. Purple symbolises royalty, compassion, mysterious character, the power to embrace and help others, positive energy, courage, generosity, fantasy, humanitarian, selflessness, unusual, intuitive, creative, unlimited, wealth especially of knowledge, mystery and much more. Born on June 22 Muzvare Betty Makoni is a Cancer.
Meet the MultiGlobal Award Winner, Speaker, Trainer, Philanthropist, Innovator, Survivor, Certified Human Rights Defender,Published Author and Poet, Theatre Director, Women, Girls & Gender Consultant, Gender Based Violence Expert, CNN Hero for Protecting the Powerless, Founder of Girl Child Networks, Chief Executive Officer of Girl Child Network Worldwide, Ashoka Fellow and selected as one of global innovators and investors in people, Educationist, Strategist, Social Critic and Commentator, Trainer, Mentor, Coach, Mother, Wife and a Woman who embraces all.
Muzvare Betty Makoni as she is passionately known in many circles, founded Girl Child Network in Zimbabwe which was later replicated in Uganda, USA, UK, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Kenya and many parts of the world. Some big organisations formed programs based on this model. Whether acknowledged or not, Girl Child Network was the first organisation in the world to name a program of empowerment with girls at the centre. Besides founding Girl Child Network, Muzvare Betty Makoni founded four other community based organisations like Ray of Hope under the leadership of Shorai Chitongo to protect poor and rural women who face domestic violence in Zimbabwe.
Girl Child Empowerment Model stands today as the best model for girls empowerment globally. Because of her work to empower girls and build them into confident women, she has earned many titles and the one used by millions across the world is CNN Hero. She has over 32 global awards and she is undoubtedly the most awarded African woman in the world who has been recognized with Global Nobel Prize winners like President Mandela. The Princesses are buried at Sacred Mountain of Chitsotso in Rusape and this is where Muzvare Betty Makoni was officially conferred with an honour to take over the mountain from 400 years ago and revive it into the Girls Empowerment Village and this has become a global village for girls not only from the royal family but from all over the county or even beyond who want to heal from rape trauma, get leadership and empowerment skills.