Mbizo Chirasha the black poet, works as a poet/writer in residence , creative/literary projects Expert , poetry festivals manager , perfomances poet , he is an acclaimed international perfomances poet and is published in more than 60 journals around the the world , websites , anthologies and literary reviews.He also works as a media relations strategist and consultant.
Library Association Mashonaland Branch is rapidly preparing for the
International Schools Library Month in conjunction with National Library and
Documentation Services to host a number of events around Harare for the
promotion of reading culture and literacy development. Several meetings and
interventions are being organised to prop up the whole concept that have
toto with the importance of libraries
in Schools and reading. On the 18th
of October2012 the Zimla mashonaland Branch
and other stakeholders are going toa
districtlibraryeventin Glen view where they will be a number activities and speeches marking
the importance of literacy and libraries. The Chairperson of Zimbabwe Library
Association Mashonaland Branch is working flat out forthe library month to be a fruitful month that
will bringanother face of the
readership culture in Zimbabwe
Of note is
that the celebrated poet and literacy advocate, Mbizo Chirasha the Black Poet is conducting workshops,
poetry trainings and creative gatherings in various school . The main School
the poet is working is Buddiroro3 Primary School. The program is dubbed
Poet/Writer in the Library. It seeks to give first hand information and cultivation
to young pupils in schools , It is a catch them Young Programand seek to engrave a readership DNA inyoung people. The Poet is far much experienced
because he is the founder /creative director of GirlchildCreativity
Projectswhich is also another Creative motivation,
talent realisation and literacy development concept. The Poet once worked as An
Outreach agent of the Zimbabwe Book Development Council and as a Programs
Director of Young Writers Caravan.
Chirasha,the BlackPoet with Childrenin
Budiriro3 Primary library and Pamela Murambiwa the School Librarian
Primary School, Mbizo Chirasha Poet is working with 2
members of staff Pamela Murambiwathe
School Librarian and Grade six teacher Karima Tsitsiwhere a lot of reading club students are
Murambiwa Pamela is a qualified Secretary and now Librarian at Budiriro3 Primary School. She holds a
certificate in Library and Information Science and is pursuing her Diploma this
year. She works extensively with children at the school library and helps
mostly the non-reading pupils.
Tsitsi Karima is a qualified English teacher who has taught in different
primary schools for the past 12 years. She has worked with children cultivating
in them a rich reading culture as well as propagating their creative abilities
in writing short stories. In her quest for Arts she studied Chinese language at
an international level. These two women are instrumental in theLibrary ,Writing and reading project . The
Head and the Deputyhead at the school
are fully behind the whole idea.
On the 17th
of OctoberThe American Embassy in
Harare is hostinga library seminar
where a number of ideas will be shared ,issues onschool libraries importance , Writers in
Residence in library and issues on Social Mediain our communities.
of October the world celebrate the Schools Library Month promoting the creativity,
Chirasha , Poet , Library Development and Literacy advocate.