PYP Young Ambassadors
Cynthia Muvirimi is a model who represented Zimbabwe in the Miss World contest in 2008. The twelfth of thirteen children, Muvirimi was born in Harare on November 21. She attended Cecil John Rhodes Junior School and went onto Thornhill High, both in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Muvirimi received a diploma in Nursing and an Honorary Bachelor of Science degree from London Southbank University. Cynthia is a keen charity worker and she is a PYP Young Ambassador.
Silvaa King was born in Zimbabwe. He is an artist based in Northampton and recently released his single ‘It’s alright’ which sends a positive message to young people.
Rutendo Denise Mutsamwira – Rutendo is a student studying towards her degree in Communications, Media and International Studies and is a keen supporter of PYP. She hopes to inspire, motivate and empower youth and fellow peers to become more proactive and socially aware to the adverse challenges that are affecting her generation. Her key main areas of interest being HIV/AIDS, human rights and positive expression. Rutendo is the founder of the group ‘Born2serve’ which encourages volunteering among youth.
Colleen Vimbainashe Chifamba holds Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Psychology from the Deakin University. She was born with the disability Spinal Befida which has affected her mobility and requires the use of walking crutches. She however does not in any way allow her disability to limit or define boundaries in her life, but instead she uses it to her advantage by making the most of every available opportunity presented to her.
By becoming a young ambassador for Positive Youth Programmes, Colleen aims to use her knowledge and experiences of being born and raised in a country where society shuns individuals with disabilities to inspire and motivate young people with disabilities and to raise awareness to society about the issues that young people with disabilities face.