Zione is the Executive Director for the Lojeso Association, a community-based organization focusing on education, human rights, health, youth empowerment, agriculture, nutrition and environmental management. With experience in organizational management, education and youth empowerment, she also works with the Social Welfare Office to oversee that secondary education is made a top priority in her district. Zione also works with the Victim Support Unit, a department at the Thyolo police station dedicated to addressing gender-based violence and child marriage. Through this work, she meets with village chiefs, parents/guardians, and school authorities to help girls and young women who have faced gender-based violence return to school.
Rise Up Cohort: ENGAGE – 2018