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Fungai Masona

Member
Zimbabwe

Key areas of interest

Adolescents and Young People’s Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, Comprehensive Sexuality Education, HIV Prevention, Treatment Care and Support, Research for HIV Cure, Access to Safe Abortion, Family Planning, Sexual Gender Based Violence, Adolescent Girls & Young Women, Economic Strengthening, Youth Civic Engagement, Key Populations’ rights particularly LGBTI & Sex Workers.

Relevant Experience

Fungai is a Youth Coordinator, SRHR Advocate, IT Systems & Media Consultant, Communications Specialist and a passionate photographer. He is the Regional Communications Advisor for Youth Advocates ESA, a youth organization working on HIV and IADS, Economic Strengthening and Data for Development in the ESA region. His work includes playing a lead role in demand creation for their innovative project, the “The Youth Health Drive” which has several mobile clinics that offer free Sexual Reproductive Health Services for Key Populations including the LGBTI and Sex Workers. He also provides regional support and lead in executing multimedia campaigns and coordination with federal and government departments on legislation for young people’s issues that are of interest to their advocacy work. Elected twice since 2017, he has been and still the National Youth in Media Sector representative in the Young People’s Network on sexual Reproductive Health HIV & AIDS, a youth network convened by the National AIDS Council of Zimbabwe. He is a proud holder of a Bcs Honours Degree in Management Information Systems. He is a certified CSE Trainer of Trainer under the Ministry of Health and Child Care of Zimbabwe. He is a proud recipient of several media for health awards including the UNFPA SRHR video Contest and the Youth Delegates Video contest for the International Family Planning Conference 2018. He chose this work to empower other young people to live healthy enterprising lifestyles in respect to the SDGs accord.

Additional information

Fungai is a passionate photographer and owns a media consultancy company. He is a racer and he loves travelling a lot. He is a cricket fan, loves music a lot.

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