Today’s Honoree is Getrude Matshe

Getrude is an internationally acknowledged inspirational speaker she has been described as a vibrant bundle of African energy whose zest and passion for life inspires everyone she meets. She is passionate about helping people achieve their full potential and find their individual life purpose and success.

Getrude has created the Africa Alive Education Foundation to support several schools, community building projects and feeding programs for children in Zimbabwe. She is committed to educating the world about the plight of the 17 million AIDS orphans in Africa.

She formed Simzisani Creations, a talent agency catering for the film and advertising industry and has been instrumental in supplying ethnic extras for prominent movies such as Peter Jackson’s “King Kong”.


“Be prepared to lose yourself in a story, so inspiring, so sad – yet at times so hilarious, and so completely refreshing.

Getrude has the unique gift of universal connection. She is the real thing – not some lukewarm nice speaker who gives you an 8 out of 10. She will rock you beyond your boundaries and open you up to what is really possible if you choose the brand of courage she wields. Settle in for the ride!” – Peter Barr-Thomson, MCC, 2009 ICF Steering Committee Member

“Every now and then in our lives, we come across a person who is inspirational, who shines above others and leads the way, who captures our hearts and our minds – Getrude is one of those people.” – Mayor Kerry Prendergast

“Getrude is an amazing woman, she is just a light bulb for good in the world. She has absolute and total integrity and she is a woman of deep profound spiritual essence.” – Mark Victor Hansen, Co-author Chicken Soup of the Soul

“When it comes to giving, Getrude is an excellent role model and is into a good cause. I think that anyone who gives has an opportunity to give and support her cause”. – Bob Proctor – The Secret

“It is my joy to support Getrude and the entire Agape International Spiritual Community love and support the tremendous work she is doing in Africa to uplift humankind. Her cause is calling us all to embrace the children affected by Aids, and calls on us to step up and be the best that we can possibly be.” – Rev Michael Bernard Beckwith, Agape International Spiritual Center

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1 Response to Today’s Honoree is Getrude Matshe

  1. A wonderful choice. Getrude makes the rest of us look like slackers, even when we are going all out.

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