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Boost ENACTUS - WUA

Our mission is to transform the problem  youth unemployment and under employment into an opportunity for wealth creation and social improvement by helping promising young people start viable businesses backed by microloans, mentors and training in leadership and innovation.

The Boost Fellowship exists to fill that gap by helping young people develop the attributes that will enable them to experience fulfilment in adult life. I our ten years working with young people, we have identified key attributes that contribute to accomplishment, namely balance, organisation, opportunity, sustainability, and tradition (BOOST). By learning how to build these attributes into their lives, young people will become the leaders and innovators Africa needs for a prosperous future.

Our History
The BOOST fellowship has been in operation since 2001 and has established programmes in Universities and colleges, including Africa University, Bindura University, Catholic University in Zimbabwe, Chinhoyi University of Technology, Harare Institute of Technology, Midlands State University, National University of Science and Technology, Solusi University, University of Zimbabwe and Women’s University in Africa.

Our Fellows
To date a total of over 350 students have graduated from the program and we have 450 students who are current BOOST fellows. In the next five years, we plan to reach over 1000 young people in various communities around Zimbabwe.


ENACTUS
Enactus is one the many programmes the BOOST fellowship coordinates in Zimbabwe. Enactus aims to bring together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.
Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement community empowerment projects around the globe. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the kind of talent and perspective that are essential to leadership in an ever-more complicated and challenging world

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS
On the 21st of September 2013, Enactus Women’s University in Africa won the Delta Special Interest Award for writing the best research paper on Delta Beverages’ products.
On Saturday the 12th of October our Miss Women’s University in Africa 2013, Valerie G. Chingonzo was crowned Miss Universities Zimbabwe 2013 and her 1st Princess Miss WUA, Simbiso H. Mutandavari was also crowned 1st Princess Miss Universities Zimbabwe 2013.


In this prestigious event Valerie won a consortium of prizes including a Toyota Vitz, scholarship and a Samsung Galaxy Tab whilst Simbiso walked away with a Lenovo Laptop, Shopping vouchers, Samsung Galaxy Tab and a trip for two to South Africa among other prizes.


On Saturday the 16th of November BOOST Enactus Zimbabwe awarded our Enactus WUA Operations Director, Mathew T Jubenkanda 1st runner up for the BOOST fellow of the year award.
















On the 30th of November Diana Muguto, Our Miss Women’s University in Africa for the year 2012 was crowned 1st Princess Miss Summer Splash Zimbabwe 2013.












Partners

Become a Partner
The BOOST Fellowship recognizes that a team effort is required to equip and prepare Africa’s young people for leadership, innovation and success in future. That’s why we partner with a number of influential and impactful organisations and companies as we serve young people.

Partnership Opportunities
The BOOST fellowship offers a number of dynamic exciting ways for you to be involved in our work.

Foundation
If you are a philanthropic foundation with a focus on education, entrepreneurship, innovation, empowerment, women and youth development, we would love to have a talk with you.

Companies
For businesses, The BOOST fellowship provides opportunities to sponsor a variety of student projects and initiatives. We also invite you to consider becoming a mentor to assist our students in planning their lives and reaching their goals