Strive Masiyiwa’s Foundation Announces $100 Million Scholarship Fund For Doctors

Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa

The Higherlife Foundation (HLF) has announced that it will be launching a new training fellowship for Junior and Senior Doctors employed at public healthcare institutions in Zimbabwe.

Supporting students is nothing new for the foundation and the press release sent out by HLF notes that in the 23 years the foundation has existed it has supported the education of 250 000+ students in Zimbabwe, Burundi and Lesotho.

HLF is launching, the medical training completion fellowship with immediate effect for those Junior and Senior Resident Officers who are in full-time employment at public teaching hospitals within Zimbabwe.


The scholarship covers those who are currently undergoing a Junior or Senior Resident program and will last for 6 months.

What benefits will the Doctors get due to this program?

Benefits will include a non-negotiable monthly “subsistence allowance” of ZW$5000 which will be given to qualifying junior/Senior Resident Officers on proof of being on duty at the specified institution for the duration of the month. The doctors will also get a smartphone along with a Vaya carpool voucher to access the hospital thrice a day.

Interested applicants can obtain the application form from the nearest HigherlifeFoundation office. Higherlife Foundation offices are found in Bulawayo, Chinhoyi, Gweru, Harare, Masvingo, Mutare.

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11 months ago

This is such a welcome and noble move. God bless you.

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    11 months ago

    He is supposed to be the President of Zimbabwe not to give donations to a few. He should accept his calling. God blesses you when you give what he intends you to give. When you give out money when you are supposed to give out political leadership and governance you would have wasted money. It doesn’t count before God though the people celebrate and benefit

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      11 months ago

      If Strive ever becomes president: 1) he will have to divest from Econet, 2) if doesnt divest, he will have an obligation to improve the services of his competitors – netone, telone, telecel

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Zvadirwa jecha
11 months ago

What is motivating Strive to offer money to Drs? I don’t think it’s appropriate for him to takeover govt’s responsibility for remunerating Drs. If he continues to meddle with Zim politics it will be to his demice.

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11 months ago

Thank you so much HLF, God bless you.

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