IMG_5375Godfrey Kurauone

Location: Zimbabwe
Precinct Program: Mandela Washington Fellowship
Date(s): Summer 2017
Title & Organization: Ward Councillor, Masvingo City

Godfrey Kurauone has over five years’ experience in local governance, specifically focusing on policy making and community development. Currently, Godfrey is a Ward Councillor in the city of Masvingo, where he focuses on policy making, community development, and service delivery. He hold a diploma in Personnel Management. He is the youngest Councillor in the history of Masvingo and Zimbabwe. Godfrey is also the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of the Manpower and Finance Committees of Masvingo City, respectively and the National Chairperson of the Youth Forum Zimbabwe. Godfrey is driven by the commitment to see youth participation in governance issues, social responsibility, and democratization of the society. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Godfrey plans to focus on advocating for youth participation in governance and decision making and also leadership training.

Blog Entries

Godfrey Kurauone | YALI 2017 Impact Story

“We are also encouraging [youth] to participate in all governance processes, be it constitution making, be it voting, and be it even community meetings.” – Godfrey Kurauone

Godfrey has over five years’ experience in local governance, specifically focusing on policy making and community development. He is the youngest Councillor in […]