by Charles Maregere
Machine shops are still predominantly a man's world, not sure why?
"I didn't choose the field to prove something to society. I chose it because I thought it would really be fun and provide new opportunities for me.
"Yes I feel awesome in work suits and when I see people stare at me in amazement and awe as I recondition engine heads, crankshafts or prop-shafts. But it's just some additional effect, and not my main motivation. And there is always that guilty pleasure of suddenly joining guys in their chat about car maintenance... and to see them slowly realise that I know my stuff," says Mudyambwa.
When women rise in their communities, the communities themselves rise to new heights of prosperity and health.
Over and over, studies have found a direct correlation between women's empowerment and GDP growth, business growth, environmental sustainability, improved human health, and other positive spinoffs.
Courtesy of Masvingo Photographers Association. Business