Mr. Edward Muzondo


  • Master of Social Work (University of Zimbabwe, U.Z)
  • Bachelor of Social Work Honours Degree (U.Z)

Position: Lecturer
Phone: +263 771 841 275 / +263 715 892 472
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Research Interests

  • Green or Environmental Social Work
  • Social Development
  • Social Security
  • Social Innovation


  1. Muzondo, E and Rusero, M (2020). A social development approach to residential childcare institutions: The case of Alpha Cottages Children’s Home. Journal of Development Administration
  2. Muzondo, E and Rusero, M (2020). Social security in Zimbabwe – Book Chapter
  3. Muzondo, E and Rusero, M (2020). Zimbabwe lockdown measures and the informal sector: A situational analysis on the effects of COVID 19 on the informal sector. The Fountain Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

Conferences and Workshop Papers Presented

  • Disability and Peace: The involvement of Persons with Disabilities in National Peace and Reconciliation Processes: Workshop on Dialogue Processes for Persons with Disabilities (Rainbow Towers Hotel, Harare) Date 04 – 05 July 2019 mentored by Dr E Mtetwa
  • Towards a Social Development Approach in Residential Childcare Institutions in Zimbabwe: Presented at University of Zimbabwe Research Week (UZ) 29 July – 03 August 2019 -Master’s thesis
  • Participated in the “Persons with Disabilities Bill Legal Analysis Report Presentations and Review: Children’s rights, Gender Equality, Women’s Rights and Special Interest Groups Thematic Working Groups Program: Holiday Inn, Harare. 22 August 2019
  • Participated in the “Third Advisory Group meeting United Nations Partnerships on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD) project on advancing the Rights of Women & Girls with Disabilities project at UNESCO – 24 September 2019

Community Service

  • Worked for three months as a Volunteer at Alpha Cottages Children’s Home in Masvingo urban in 2017
  • Worked as a Part Time clinical social worker Trish Swift and the Ropka Centre for Mothers of Children with Disabilities in Minova, Harare
  • Provided pro borno services to Haval Children’s home in Avondale


  • Managed to apply the social development and social innovation principles within Childcare institutions through enhancing skill development, resilience and independence among institutionalised children, especially those leaving care
  • Produced an intensive, well detailed and evidence based report of the Breaking down Barriers to Inclusive Education with Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe

Currently networking with state and private Hospitals as well as Non-Governmental Organisations to establish a Social Work Clinic at the University