Our Team

The CALR staff is passionate, driven and deeply committed to best practices in governance, accountability and transparency. This commitment exists at all levels of the organization. Our partners trust us to carry out joint projects to ensure that the law is utilized to promote economic development, democracy and human rights.

Nyasha Chishakwe

Executive Director

Nyasha is a leading international lawyer and academic. He has worked as Legal Counsel for various international organizations including Bioversity International and IUCN-The World Conservation Union.

Aminata Chatira-Ruwodo

Projects Coordinator

Aminata holds a Master of Laws (LLM) specializing in International Law from the University of Cape Town, and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Zimbabwe.

Gift Muponda

Finance and Administration Manager

Gift holds extensive working experience in various sectors of industry. Before coming to CALR Gift had worked for CARE International as an Accountant, CTDO as Grants Accountant and Agricultural Cooperative Development International.

Moreblessing Mbire

Information, Research and Communications Officer

A communications professional with interests in international human rights law and development, Moreblessing has more than eight years’ work experience in the communications sector.

Tatenda Murenje

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Tatenda holds a Masters in Development Studies from Midlands State University and an Executive Certificate in Practical Monitoring and Evaluation from the University of Zimbabwe. She has more than six years’ experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation.

Yvonne Juwaki

Legal Research Officer

She holds a Law Degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of Arts in Development Studies (with specialization in Human Rights, Development and Social Justice) from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Jacqueline Chikakano

Legal Research Officer

Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Laws honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of laws Degree in Human Rights and Constitutional Law from Midlands State University.

Primrose Muhluburo

Finance Officer

She has 8 years working experience in International NGOs (Oxfam and World Vision Zimbabwe) in the area of bookkeeping, financial reporting, budgeting, local income financial management and grant accounting including compilation of management accounts.

Charity Kayiya

Ast. Procurement & HR Officer

Charity has extensive experience working as a finance and administrative officer for regional and international organizations, namely the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and IUCN. She holds a BSc in Counselling.

Paidamoyo Mutezo

Assistant Administration Officer and Receptionist

Paidamoyo Mutezo is a qualified Executive Secretary and has been working with the Centre  since 2012. She coordinates and schedules meetings, workshops, as well as attending to external calls.