Margaret Matienga

margaret_matiengaFirst Name: Margaret
Surname: Matienga
Full title : Ms
Date and place of birth: 16/06/1956 Harare Council Hospitals
Political Party: MDC – T Constituency

Postal Address : 31 Chatima Road Mbare National Harare, Zimbabwe:
Cell Numbers:0773 010659 / 0712 381 631
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Primary: Grade 7 – Chirodza Primary
Secondary: O'Level – Harare High Mbare
Tertiary: Diploma 2010 – 2011 Public Relations – Zimbabwe Institute of Public Relations
Any other form of Training: 1977 – Speciss College Office Practice and typing, 2002 - WIPSU – Personal Empowerment, 2003 – Local Government Management and Policy Program (ZIPAM), 2004 – Information Communication Technologies (WIPSU),2006 – Training for Transformation (Silveria House)
Political History / Career : She joined the liberation struggle in 1974 and was detained in 1975. She was part of the formation of MDC-T as the first chairlady of Harare Province in 1999-2000. She became chairperson of Mbare District 2002 councilor 2004 national representative elected National Deputy Secretary of Women’s Assembly 2010 – was re-elected as Deputy Secretary of National Women's Assembly and in 2008 became Member of Parliament. In 2013 she was re-elected Member of Parliament.
PARLIAMENTARY CAREER She was the chairperson of Gender Women, Youth and Community Development and a member of Natural Resources, Environment and Tourism portfolio committees.
AREAS OF INTEREST: Learning more on how to do research. Respect and understand other people's opinion as well as listening to democratic advises. Mingle with different people to get different ideas.
FAMILY STATUS : Widow with three girls. First born aged 41 married with three children, second born aged 38 married with three children, third born aged 25 still studying finished O'level and A'Level
Hobbies Watching and listening, Reading – Tennis, like travelling
Any other information 2010 – Women in leadership training 2012 Social Democracy, 2012 Women Leadership Academy

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