Mr. Francis Maushe


  • PHD candidate Limpopo University, South Africa.
  • Master of Social Work Degree, University of Zimbabwe.
  • Bachelor of Social Work Honours Degree, University of Zimbabwe.
  • Diploma of social work, University of Zimbabwe.
  • Post-graduation diploma in tertiary Education-Bindura university of science   education
  • Diploma of personnel management, IPMZ.

Position: Lecturer

Phone: +263 773 814 111, +263 719 814 111
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Research Interests

  • Public policy and social policy.
  • Poverty alleviation and community development,
  • Child and social protection.
  1. Mabvurira, V., Muchinako, G. A. and Maushe, F. (2012). Attitudes, knowledge and perceptions about homosexuality among undergraduate Social Work students at the University of Zimbabwe, School of Social Work. IJARMSS, 2 (8).
  2. Nyoni, C., Maushe, F., Mugumbate, J. and Chigondo, E. E. (2012). Rethinking Disability in an African setting: the case for Zimbabwe. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Management, Volume: 02, Number: 08
  3. Maushe, F., Nyoni, C., Chigondo, E. E., Rangarirai, F. (2013). Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and social work response. ZENITH International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 3(1), 75-83
  4. Mugumbate, J., Maushe, F. and Nyoni, C. (2013). Ruralisation of urban areas: Reversing development in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences, 2 (7), 13-30
  5. Maushe, F. (2014). In Search For The Right To Education: The Role Of The Basic Education Assistance Module (Beam) In Promoting Access To Education In Zimbabwe. Journal of Development Administration, Volume 1(1), 1-20
  6. Maushe, F. and Nyoni, C. (2014). Caring for people with HIV and AIDS and their families: Social work response. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Management, Volume: 03, Number: 11, 15 30.
  7. Maushe, F. & Mugumbate, J. (2015). We Are on Our Own: Challenges facing child headed households (CHH), a case of Seke Rural Area in Zimbabwe. African Journal of Social Work, 5 (1), 33-60.
  8. Kurevakwesu, W. and Maushe, F. (2020). Towards Afrocentric Social Work: Plotting a New Path for Social Work Theory and Practice in Africa through Ubuntu. African Journal of Social Work. Volume 10, Number 1. Special Issue on Ubuntu Social Work. pp. 30-35
  9. Kurevakwesu, W. and Maushe, F. (2020). No Gender Equality, No Progress: The impact of increased women participation in policy making and practice in Africa (PENDING)

Book Chapters

  1. Mugumbate, J. and Maushe, F. (2014). Fundamentals and eclecticism. In J. Mugumbate (2014). Promoting Social Work for Zimbabwe’s Development, 46-64. Bindura: Bindura University Press
  2. Maushe, F. (2014). Rural Migration: Calls for Growth Point Policy Revival. In J. Mugumbate, Dodo O., Maushe, F., Ruparanganda, L., Zembere, M., Makwerere, D., Ngwerume, E. and Mtetwa, E. (2014). Development Policy & Practice: Making use of population census data in Zimbabwe, 55-74. Harare: IDA Publishers
  3. Maushe, F. (2014). Caring for children in need: addressing gaps in current programming. In J. Mugumbate (2014). Promoting Social Work for Zimbabwe’s Development, 102-114. Bindura: Bindura University Press