- Tannyaradzwa ''Tanya'' Muzinda, a 14-year-old female motor-cross cyclist has paid school fees for 45 children
- The Zimbabwean motorcycle star used her savings to help pay for the needy kids
- Tanya aims to meet her target of paying the fees of 500 students
A 14-year-old Zimbabwean motor-cross sensation identified as Tannyaradzwa ''Tanya'' Muzinda has paid the school fees for 45 students including 5 boys.
The Zimbabwean motorcycle sensation, who wants to ensure that the girl child is not left behind used her savings to help meet her target of sending 500 children to school across Zimbabwe.
Tanya was crowned Zimbabwe Junior Sportswoman of the Year and Junior Sportsperson in Birmingham, UK on October 3, 2015.
She revealed in an interview that it was an amazing experience to be able to help younger people her age and said that it was a major stepping stone in her life.
Tanya's desire to start a career in motorcycling was sparked by the works of her dad who bought her first motorcycle. She was then exposed to the Donnybook Motorsport park where she practiced with a go-kart
Not long after, she was introduced to the sport of Motocross, since Donnybrook also offered motorcross tracks alongside the go-kart track.
From then on, Tanya ditched the 4 wheels for the 2 and at 6 years, she became the first Zimbabwean female motocross champion in history.
Her dream is to become the first female mortocross athlete from Africa to reach international success which informed decision her to begin her latest project dubbed #TeamTanya.
Meanwhile, with help from Black Stars and Newcastle midfielder, Christian Atsu, the desire of 17-year-old Abdul Hamid Ibrahim, to further his education to the tertiary level would materialise.
Despite chalking 7As in the West African Senior Secondary Certificate (WASSCE), Ibrahim’s parents cannot afford to pay his university admission fee.
His mother, Hajaratu Osman, has invested her savings with one of Ghana’s collapsing banks and cannot afford to foot the bill.
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