Who we are

NAZ is a local registered NGO whose vision is a Zimbabwe without malnutrition. It was formed in 2014 as an exit strategy for Action Contre la Faim (ACF) Action Against Hunger when they were scaling down operations in Zimbabwe.

NAZ’s mission aims at reducing all forms of malnutrition in normal and emergency situations by providing expert interventions in nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programming.

Overall objective:

To improve food and nutrition security and increase resilience to repeated shocks in Zimbabwe.

Our Strategy

NAZ believes in strong partnerships to pool resources for lasting impact. It has partnered with National, Regional and International including the government of Zimbabwe to design and implement nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive programming in Zimbabwe.



Our Team

Board Members

Misheck Tirivanhu

Misheck Tirivanhu is one of the members who has been very active in the establishment and setting up of Nutrition Action Zimbabwe. Mr Misheck Tirivanhu has more than 14 years’ experience in Human Resources one of which is an international experience. Nine of the fourteen years of experience are in the NGO sector.

Karl Riber

Former Country Director of Action Contre le Faim in Zimbabwe from 2012-2015 and current Country Director for The J.F. Kapnek Trust.
One of the founding members of NAZ, helped lead the process to establish NAZ with ACF staff in Zimbabwe. Helps to provide NGO and donor contacts as well as general oversight and strategic direction for the NAZ.

Minati Ndala

Minati Ndala is a senior partner with MNK Chartered Accountants. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Public Auditor registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) and the Public Accountants and Auditors Board. She holds a Masters of Business Leadership (MBL) from UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership,

Mrs. Lorraine Maunze

Holder of a BSc Degree in Nutrition from the University of Zimbabwe and a MBA degree from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. Mrs. Maunze has vast experience in the implementation and management of community nutrition programmes focused on the attainment of infant and early childhood nutrition indicators.