|The late Mushonhiwa|
Primary School has joined the Mushonhiwa family and the Mimosa Mining Company
to mourn the death of its general manager Alex Mushonhiwa who died on September
24 after a short illness.
somber atmosphere engulfed the Zvishavane community when the news of the
passing on of Mushonhiwa filtered through.
Primary School director Ashell Ruswa said that they are devasted as a school
because Mushonhiwa played a key role in making sure that the school gets to
where it is today.
described Mushonhiwa as someone who had a passion to promote education in
Zvishavane and across the country.
is very difficult to accept that Mushonhiwa has died. He was our pillar of strength
as a school and the void he left will be difficult to fill. We have been
orphaned and our thoughts and prayers go to the family, friends and relatives.
was like family to us as a school and he played a huge role to shape this
school. We are deeply saddened by his untimely death and we just find comfort
in that it is by God’s design,” said Ruswa.
said Mushonhiwa was a father figure in all of Zvishavane and was always ready
and willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.
has lost a father figure who was always ready to listen to our problems. He was
the guest of honor at our speech and prize giving day last year.
held our speech and prize giving on the national tree planting day and as
Errymaple Primary School we will always remember him with the tree that he
planted at the school on that very day.
also officially opened our conference centre and we will always remember him
for his dedication to education. The man was very humble and could be reached
by anyone despite his managerial post and would help even in his personal
capacity apart from the help that he would give through Mimosa Mining Company,”