project hero: ms. diana daudi
chimudoro school project
From the start of our work with the Chimudoro School, Diana Daudi has been CAV's primary contact, photographer, reporter, and project facilitator. All of her efforts have been at her own expense.
Ms. Daudi has gone above and beyond for the children of the school. She is a true resident hero and will always have our deepest gratitude.
"I was born 40-plus years ago as the third of 8 children, 3 boys and 4 girls (we are now 7). My father was a headmaster for years and my mother was a teacher. Originally we are from Tanzania but my mum is a Zimbabwean. I live with my parents when I'm not at school, and they are in Tsanzaguru~Rusape approximately 75 km from Chimuduro.
"I did my secondary education at St. Augustine’s Penhalonga~Mutare. Then I studied Electrical Engineering at Masvingo Poly, and finally earned a Diploma in Education at Mkoba teachers college in Gweru.
"In 2010, I was deployed at Chimuduro Pry to teach grade 5. I taught the same kids up to grade 7 with a 30% pass rate. Since then, I have taught kids in grades 4 through 7, with a time-out for sick leave. Now, in 2017, I am back teaching grade 7.
"I have a son, Takudzwanashe Daudi, who is doing form 3 at Mt. St Mary's Wedza. I enjoy reading, and I’m sure I’ve read 95% of the books in our library! I also enjoy watching movies. At home, we have a piece of land where we plant some crops, especially maize. I love cooking." ~Diana Daudi, Spring 2017