Nhongonhema Francisca Nyaradzo> Projects Director at Jibilika/
A holder of a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Theatre Arts from the University of Zimbabwe and a certificate in physical theater from Dell’Arte International, California (USA).
The two time National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) Most Outstanding Actress in Theatre (2014 and 2016) is a successful freelance actress and dancer. Born and raised in Bikita, Masvingo. A firm believer of Arts and Pop culture as a tool to positively influence lives especially the youths has been involved with several Sexual Reproductive Health programs such as Students’ Ambassador for Sexual Reproductive Health Rights(SRHR) at SAYWHAT, SAFAIDS, and was part of the initiation of JIbilika’s award winning Step Up 2 HIV program in 2013. She possesses marketing experience from her work at Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and Kenako Media.
She is determined to make an impact at Jibilika and to play an important role in the arts as an agent for change in societies recognizable and appreciated. Nya Rie has also been an assistant tutor at the University of Zimbabwe.
Determined and passion driven and a no stranger to winning as she emerged Miss Top Model and Miss Personality at Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2010. As she takes over from me after 10 years i wish her well and all the best as she steers Jibilika to the next chapter.