Tatenda Manyuchi – Class of 2008

Tatenda Manyuchi

Tatenda Manyuchi is a Mining and Environmental consultant based in Bulawayo. After having left Petra in 2008, he pursued IT-related training which later evolved into a degree in Geography and Environmental Studies. While studying, he developed skills in the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), for which he now provides consultancy services to a number of environmental projects such as conservation research, mining ventures and training in GIS.

He recently graduated with a Masters in Disaster Management with a distinction in his final year thesis. He says, “I’m particularly thankful to Petra High School for providing an invaluable foundation in the fields of IT, Geography and Environmental Management.”

Some of his sporting achievements include 2 gold medals at Midlands State University in the Zimbabwe University Sports Association (ZUSA) and Zimbabwe Tertiary Institutions Sports Association (ZTISU) Games in 2014, and a bronze medal with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) team at the ZUSA games in 2017.

In 2013 he was of the organizing committee of the Bin-it Campaign with the Proudly Zimbabwean Foundation. Tatenda is currently serving as the President of the Rotaract club of Belmont until July 2018.