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August 17th, 2012
02:19 PM ET

Zimbabwean students come to U.S.

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux interviews two recipients who were awarded full ride scholarships to Morehouse College.

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  1. Fungisai

    What a great opportunity for such talented young men. They will go far and impact Zimbabwe in many great ways.

    August 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm |
  2. caroline

    International breeds destined by the Spirit of God to do great things!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..... they will do great exploits and make the family proud .Thank you Dr Masiyiwa and mummy.God bless you

    August 17, 2012 at 5:59 pm |
  3. Ivy

    wow, wow, wow
    History makers, going global, impacting nations
    special gratitude our patrons to Dr Msiyiwa and deaconess Tsitsi

    August 17, 2012 at 6:11 pm |
  4. Eugine Dube

    Wow wow wow,This is incredible surely these soldiers of the Lord shall do wonders as the Spirit of God leads them.The leaders of tomorrow with a global mindset to impact the world.

    Thank you so much Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess may the Lord richly bless you

    August 17, 2012 at 6:57 pm |
  5. Tichati

    Gifted young men from Zimbabwe with leadership mindsets, inspired and ready to change generations ahead. Greater is He who is in them, who enables them to see beyond the ordinary.

    August 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm |
  6. Nkechi

    Wow congratulations to our international superstars. This is awesome I can only imagine the great impact this would have on our History makers. The grace which is upon them will see them do great and mighty things in Zimbabwe and beyond. GLORY

    August 17, 2012 at 7:37 pm |
  7. Fidelia Gandiya

    Woooooooooooooo, awesome! Well done Abel and Abudu, you are making history and making Zimbabwe shine on the map. Glory to God and to our patrons hats off? This is great and these Zimbabwean and Burundi Morehousemen are something greater than themselves.

    August 17, 2012 at 10:59 pm |
  8. Danai

    This is very exciting!! Zimbabwean young men are making their mark at Morehouse College. They the generation that will transform the African continent. Reformers in the making. We are so proud of you.

    August 18, 2012 at 1:15 am |
  9. Marshall Bizure

    This is excellent, Well done Dr. Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa and Higher Life Foundation team for the awesome work. This is History Making at its highest point, brilliant!

    August 18, 2012 at 2:29 am |
  10. Ruramai

    They are destined to do great things... sent on a mission and accomplish

    August 18, 2012 at 4:11 am |
  11. Mable

    Oh wow wow. They will surely rebuild cities that have long been in ruins. God is raising a mighty army for Himself. They will leave a mark on this continent.

    August 18, 2012 at 5:47 am |
  12. Paida

    In deed the Lord will continue to do great things in and through us! The light of the Lord will shine through them for the whole world to see.

    August 18, 2012 at 6:35 am |
  13. Selina

    Am totally inspired to change my world....This is history in the making..Well done

    August 18, 2012 at 8:36 am |
  14. TinasheT

    Our vision is to raise HMs with a Leadership Mindset for Global Impact and these young men of Morehouse running with it! Barely two-weeks in the U.S, our History Makers have already put HLF on the global footprint.

    Thank you Dr. and Dcns.

    August 18, 2012 at 9:38 am |
  15. Ivy

    History makers, going global, impacting nations.
    We are so grateful to our patrons Dr Masiyiwa and dcns Tsitsi, they are the reason we shine.
    lots of luv

    August 18, 2012 at 10:56 am |
  16. Cynthia Nikobamye

    Wonderful! The History Makers are going to make really History in their community and all over the World.
    Thank you so much Dr Masiyiwa and dcns Tsitsi for this great gift.
    God bless you!

    August 18, 2012 at 1:09 pm |
  17. Déogratias Kwizera

    I am very happy for this project. History Makers we own the World. For this reason, we are going to work hard as possible in order to acheive our mission. Thank you very much Dr Masiyiwa! God bless you for your deed!

    August 18, 2012 at 1:15 pm |
  18. Innocent Ndikumana

    I am very thankful for Masiyiwa's project, and i wish success to my dear brothers History Makers. For that we highfy the name of the Lord.

    August 18, 2012 at 1:19 pm |
  19. Juvenal Havyarimana

    Thank you very much for this project. I am sure that those History Makers will make a difference in their country.
    May God bless the patrons of Higher Life Foundation.

    August 18, 2012 at 1:25 pm |
  20. Pastor Brighton

    Congratulations to our "men of impact"!
    You will surely shake this world, and bring glory to our Lord Jesus!

    August 18, 2012 at 2:34 pm |
  21. Theresa

    Reformation has surely come to the nation of Africa.Well done Morehouse Team for flying the flag high!!

    August 18, 2012 at 2:35 pm |
  22. Denver Chikwehwa

    Congratulations you guys, wish you all the best in your studies. Keep shinning. Africa will never be the same again.

    August 18, 2012 at 4:09 pm |
  23. Tatenda Mashanda

    History Makers destined by the spirit of God to do great things. We have a leadership mindset for global impact

    August 18, 2012 at 4:22 pm |
  24. Philani

    Wow we are so proud of the younfg Zimbabwean who have made it to dixzyy hieghts destined by the spirit of God to do great things. hallelujah

    August 18, 2012 at 5:16 pm |
  25. Erick

    Congratulations Morehouse History Makers. This is just the beginning of great things we alwys confess to happen to impart the world. Thank you Dr na Deaconess Masiyiwa for this God driven initiative. Stay blessed

    August 19, 2012 at 2:03 am |
  26. Jessie Muza

    Thank you Dr Strive and Deaconess Tsitsi for the love of God that you continue to share with all. Transformation has surely come not only come to Zimbabwe, but all the countries of the world. We can only say ....this is the Lord's doing and it is marvelous in our eyes.

    To the Men of Morehouse, we can only say, may you continue to create opportunities to share the love of the Lord in your heart with many that will come in you sphere of influence.

    August 19, 2012 at 6:16 am |
  27. Tariro Chimanga

    Congratulation brothers! Go on impacting nations and winning souls...History Makers we are destined for greater height.... The seed of Abraham lives in us; The seed of Greatness. This is just the beginning..Lot's of gratitude to our Patrons Dr; Father Masiyiwa and Dcns; Mama Mrs Masiyiwa and the AlMighty God for such a divine intervention....All Praises to God.

    August 19, 2012 at 12:49 pm |
  28. Portia Mushayachuru

    Wow, this is really awesome. Congratulations to the new Morehouse Mighty men Abel and Prince... and big thank you to Dr Strive for your big heart

    August 19, 2012 at 2:37 pm |
  29. Tinos Robert Madzana

    This is great,a big thank you to Dr Masiyiwa and wife.Prince Abudu is my blood i know he will raise the country's flag high.Remain focussed Prince and God bless you.

    August 20, 2012 at 2:51 am |
  30. Rangarirayi Mandaza

    Congratulations to all our History Makers at Morehouse, you are a realization of the vision. Thank you to our Patrons Dr Strive and Dcns Tsitsi Masiyiwa. Glory to he most high God!

    August 20, 2012 at 4:28 am |
  31. Tinashe Shayi

    Dr S and Deaconess T Masiyiwa you are a miracle sign and a wonder thank you for impacting nations and lives in the land of the living. I say Long Live. to the Hitory Makers at Morehouse count it all joy you carry the right message for nations. Much love

    August 20, 2012 at 4:29 am |
  32. Samuel Chidavaenzi

    One characteristic of a leader is that he raises leaders in his wake and Dr S Masiyiwa you are indeed a true Leader, God Bless you

    August 20, 2012 at 4:32 am |
  33. Ropafadzo Moyo

    Keep up the good work Dr S Masiyiwa.

    August 20, 2012 at 4:34 am |
  34. Tatenda Mapigoti

    This is remarkable, thank Dr Strive Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi. History Makers stands in great opportunities today changing,building Nations. History Makers are called for Nations

    August 20, 2012 at 4:37 am |
  35. Rudo Javangwe

    Well done and congratulations to our History Makers at Morehouse. We are proud of you. You are destined for great and mighty things. You will surely shine like a city on a hill. History in the making indeed!!

    August 20, 2012 at 5:20 am |
  36. Lulama

    Glory to Jesus

    This is the display of the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the sweet fellowship with the Holy Ghost. One man can change Nations, thank you Dr and Mrs Masiyiwa!

    Congratulations to the Morehouse History Makers!

    August 20, 2012 at 5:34 am |
  37. Rose Jena

    These are the young men who will usher the nations of Africa into their God given destinies! You go boys! History is being recorded, what will they say about you 20 years from now? 50 years from now? Will our children, and their children's children be glad that you came along? Make this opportunity count! Dare to be the rebuilder of broken walls of our nation! We love and urge you on! Never forget that God has brought this far for such a time as this!

    August 20, 2012 at 5:38 am |
  38. Doug

    Awesome. Congratulations to the Men of Morehouse. Many thanks and blessings to Dr Strive and Dcns Tsitsi Masiyiwa for this and much much more work that is happening in the Foundation. This will transform people.

    Inspiration is KEY!

    August 20, 2012 at 6:00 am |
  39. Portia Masiyiwa

    This is incredible,a huge thank you to Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi! Congratulations men of Morehouse, you are going upwards and forwards only. Glory be to God.

    August 20, 2012 at 6:02 am |
  40. Daniel Hamandishe

    Ps 118:23 This is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous to see!

    August 20, 2012 at 6:21 am |
  41. Munashe

    This is the Lord's doing, through his servants – Dr Sand Deaconess, and it is great in our sight. You are called for such a times as this. MoreHouse boys, go boys go!!!!

    August 20, 2012 at 6:27 am |
  42. Susan Mashiri

    A big thank you to Dr. Strive and Deaconess Tsitsi Masiyiwa, congratulations to Morehouse History Makers indeed you have started to make history, Glory be to God.

    August 20, 2012 at 6:29 am |
  43. Faith Nyamukapa

    Well done to our History Makers and for sure you are setting a great pace for all other history makers......You are destined by the Spirit of God to do great things. You are making us proud. Thank you Dr. Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi.

    August 20, 2012 at 6:29 am |
  44. Bayiwayi Solomon

    Waal! This is wonderful. Thank you CNN crew for the opportunity that you gave us to show case what the Higherlife is doing in the world. To Dr Masiyiwa and Dcn You are so wonderful may God bless you.

    August 20, 2012 at 6:30 am |
  45. Elvis Chitsungo

    Congratulations! Dr. Strive and Deaconess Tsitsi you are a blessing to this generation, country and to many people beyond your imagination. You have displayed what it means to love unconditionally and thanks a million towards the education of the disadvantaged Zimbabweans and beyond. Morehouse men! thanks for raising the flag so high and keep shining!.

    August 20, 2012 at 6:32 am |
  46. Patience Manase

    Wooow indeed it is not by power ,nor by might but buy by God's have made us proud Morehouse man,and we know for sure you will each come out with a testimony.Thank you Dr & Deaconess Masiyiwa for letting God use you in such a big way .

    Many Blessings

    August 20, 2012 at 6:42 am |
  47. Gladys kuosa

    Congrats wooooooooooooow ,its such a wonderful opportunity i guess for the boys. Thank you a million times to you Dr Massiyiwa nd Deaconess for your love and for all you have done and are still doing, I believe you were raised for such an hour like tis..... May God continue to Bless you...............

    August 20, 2012 at 6:47 am |
  48. Gladys kuosa

    congrats boys.....

    August 20, 2012 at 6:49 am |
  49. Monica Rwodzi

    WOW!!! This is wonderful and amazing. With such young men making global impact, Zimbabwe will never be the same again. Indeed History Makers are making global impact... May you so shine Morehouse men!!!

    August 20, 2012 at 7:17 am |
  50. Stephen Nyatsine

    The overwhelming generosity of our Patrons Dr S Masiyiwa and Dcns T Masiyiwa abounds. The Morehouse man are taking the world by storm. Congrats my brothers, we are history makers indeed and we own the world.

    August 20, 2012 at 7:43 am |
  51. Cornelia Milo

    The fruit of The Sons of God – God hears and answers. Thank-you Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess for this living testimony,
    the men of Morehouse will do you proud in making an impact not only on Zimbabwe but the nations. Your love has made
    them great and because of this they are empowered to make an indelible mark on others and take the Gospel across the globe – Morehouse will never be the same again because of them. Keep burning and shinning men of Morehouse! Congratulations!

    August 20, 2012 at 7:49 am |
  52. Liz Tigere

    This can only be God, I am so encouraged for God is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we ask or imagine. This is the Higher Life God has given us, Hallelua!

    August 20, 2012 at 8:17 am |
  53. kudzai chari

    Wow. This is so great and I believe that the 'Man of Morehouse' will truly take the nation of Zimbabwe and the whole world to a higher spiritual level and will make tremendous impact in the nations of the world as the seed that is them is great. Many thanks to Dr Masiyiwa.

    August 20, 2012 at 8:48 am |
  54. Pise Chenai

    This is so amazing!!!
    Glory Be To God for He is our Alfa and Omega. Thank You Deconess Tsitsi and Doctor Masiyiwa for the great priviledge. Africa here we come!

    August 20, 2012 at 10:31 am |
  55. William Mataranyika

    Well done to these young men. Their passion is clear and they are bound to make great impact on their return. Congratulations!!

    August 20, 2012 at 10:39 am |
  56. Godfrey Masiiwa

    wooooooooo this is glorious iam so encouraged and lifted.Thank so so so so so much Dr Strive Masiyiwa and Deconess for making our lives so beautiful we are shining and dominating ,we really own the world.We can only do better and better. Thank so much our Patrons. love you

    August 20, 2012 at 2:41 pm |
  57. Shepherd Gobah

    To our Patrons Dr S and Deaconess T Masiyiwa, a very big thank you and on behalf of the Monash History Makers (25 International Students from Zimbabwe at Monash University in South Africa) we are so happy and appreciate that our international community of History Makers is becoming big and very great. We are grateful for the philanthropic work that you are doing.

    To my young brothers, "Men of Morehouse with a leadership mindset for global impact" keep on shinning and make our Patrons proud and let your impact be felt both in Zimbabwe and the United States of America. Truly you are inspired by the spirit of God to do greater exploits.

    August 20, 2012 at 3:23 pm |
  58. elizabeth chidanamabwe

    truly speaking l am so happy for you my brothers! I am proud of you, our country Zimbabwe and above all, our patrons Mr and Mrs Masiyiwa.What they have deposited in you is a great treasure. Africa will be waiting for the greatest impacts which you are going to make. May the good Lord continue increasing you in all aspects of life!! Keep shining.....

    August 20, 2012 at 3:41 pm |
  59. Simbarashe Taruvinga

    A big thanks to our patrons for the great work that you are doing and the impact that you have made, may the Lord bless you richly. To my fellow brothers you have made us proud and l know that you will take United states by storm keep making history and let your light shine everywhere.

    August 20, 2012 at 3:54 pm |
  60. Bernard Juru

    To my Patrons Dr S. Masiyiwa and our lovely mother Deaconess Tsitsi i thank you from the bottom of my heart for all this work you are doing. May God continue to bless you and i feel proud to be part of this wonderful family. If God be for us surely nothing can be able to stop us. We own this world. Surely there is going to be to come,. Watch the Space...

    August 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm |
  61. Emmanuel Rafomoyo

    this is the higher life! for sure this generation is chosen to do great things...well done Dr Strive Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi Masiyiwa...U are what the world need...much love

    August 20, 2012 at 4:13 pm |
  62. Tapfuma Hwengwere

    Thank God for inspired man like Dr M, now Africa has a fighting chance

    August 20, 2012 at 4:30 pm |
  63. Landinyu Sokili

    This is awesome, History makers doing great things. Thank you Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi Masiyiwa

    August 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm |
  64. yananiso Murimigwa

    Wow,wow!!!! congratulations to the Morehouse History Makers.History makers we own the world and we are destined by the spirit of God to do great things and its so evident.I would like to say thank you so much to our beloved patrons Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi for their love and investment in our lives (history makers). May God bless you.

    August 20, 2012 at 4:50 pm |
  65. First Mabvurudza

    Awesomely awesome!!! Fellow History Makers (Munodadisa) you make us proud.
    Thank you so much Dr .S and Dcns. T Masiyiwa for the Higher Life vision. My words are not enough to express the magnitude of my gratitude .No words can express, no act of gratitude can relay, no gift can represent what your love and support have meant to us. .The difference you make is nothing short of legendary.Thank you!!

    August 20, 2012 at 6:05 pm |
  66. Tapfuma

    Thank God for man like Dr M, now Africa has a fighting chance

    August 21, 2012 at 3:00 am |
  67. yolandavioletchidziwo

    We really own the world!! History-Makers dominating all over the world. The Lord we serve is indeed an Amazing God. Big thank you to Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsitsi..your love is soo is bearing everlasting fruits that will be applauded from generation to generation. MAY GOD BLESS YOU and increase your harvest every now and then.

    August 21, 2012 at 3:11 am |
  68. Modester Chidhakwa(Marasha)

    Well done Mum and Dad Masiyiwa.History Makers we are making impact,the Word,Seed of Life in us shall prevail at Morehouse.

    August 21, 2012 at 4:01 am |
  69. Sydwell

    Wow! This is the Lord's doing and it's marvelous in our eyes. Well done to the History Makers. Dr Strive & Dcns Tsitsi, you are serving your generation well and you are blessed.

    August 21, 2012 at 6:30 am |
  70. Claude Bukasa

    Well done to History Makers,only God can to do this with his people.
    This is one of the sign to show that we own the world.
    Thank you to Dr M and Dcns Tsitsi for making this happen,you are a blessing for this generation and the generation to come.
    May GOD increase and multiply your harvest now and forever.

    August 21, 2012 at 7:03 am |
  71. Rebecca Chibwana

    For sure History Makers with a leadership mindset for global impact!

    August 21, 2012 at 8:39 am |
  72. chiedza Dewa

    History makers living up to their name,Praise the Lord!

    August 21, 2012 at 8:41 am |
  73. trust chivasa

    Thank you guys for the effort. The spin of a dolphin starts several metres under water. You are just preparing for that great and exiting spin for zimbabwe. The next generations will enjoy watching you as you emerge from the waters !
    Thank you Econet for engineering this piece of history!

    August 21, 2012 at 8:44 am |
  74. Kudakwashe Madzana

    Congrats guys. Go and learn and come back to make an impact. God bless

    August 21, 2012 at 8:57 am |
  75. Nyasha Pedro

    Congratultions to Zimbabwe's 'Men of Morehouse', we rally behind you because we know you will make us proud. Dr Masiyiwa and Deaconess Tsisti may God increase you for pursuing this beautiful vision!

    August 23, 2012 at 4:42 am |
  76. Blessing Kahiya

    Thank you Dr Strive for giving these young man such a great opportunity. And to the young man, congratulations!!! hard work pays guys.

    August 23, 2012 at 9:22 am |
  77. Godfrey Maenzanise

    I know the young man -Abel Gumbo. What a feat: Congradulations are in order here.Well done Indeed and may God give you his Wisdom

    August 23, 2012 at 10:46 am |
  78. Blessing Mupukuta

    And i will give the uttermost parts of the world as an inheritance. There is no boundary for the History Makers; the global impact is a present hour reality. Hats off to our dear patrons!!!

    August 24, 2012 at 2:42 am |
  79. Gloria Mapfunde

    1 Cor 2:9....."What no one ever saw or heard,what no one ever thought could happen,is the very thing God prepared for those who love him."
    This is just the beginning! Congratulations to the Zimbabwean "Morehouse men"...well done.. Thank you Dr Strive and deaconess Tsitsi Masiyiwa for making dreams come into reality..May God continue to enlarge your territory.

    August 24, 2012 at 3:08 am |
  80. Simbarashe

    Inspiration is key! Thank you Dr Strive and Deaconess Tsitsi Masiyiwa for making our dreams come true. I am inspired.

    August 24, 2012 at 11:04 am |
  81. Nyarai Moyo

    WOW! This is surely incredible. Thank you Dr Masiyiwa and Dcns Tsitsi. Africa will never be the same again!

    August 27, 2012 at 5:22 am |
  82. Tinashe Gerald Mudziviri

    Welldone and thank you to DR and Deaconess for such mighty men set for a lifting .To the mighty History Makers I say Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

    August 27, 2012 at 7:54 am |
  83. Linos Mthembu

    great work done by Mr and Mrs Masiyiwa in supporting and grooming the History Makers,we all cherish their good works.We thank God for giving us you,surely you are blessing and hope to many.

    June 18, 2014 at 5:22 am |

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