Africa’s top richest traditional healer , Dr Sekuru Kamwelo Banda has been recognized with an international humanitarian award. The worthwhile award has been presented to the soft spoken socialite by the European based international agency Trumpet that diversified in a number of initiatives . He probably become the first traditional healer scoop a humanitarian award in the continent.
The award is a reflection of his immense contributions during the whole of 2020 season where his philanthropic works were prominent during the COVID-19 Lock down period.
Dr Banda took to assist the elderly when he launched the Humanitarian Aid Programme between the period of March and November last year.
The nationwide programme that cascaded down to all the provinces also benefited the legendary Boxer Alfonso Zvenyika and Zimbabwe’s all time footballer George Shaya.
Amid all these, he channeled millions of US dollars towards all the humanitarian initiatives. “I am happy the outside world has recognized my humanitarian work. Its in did a reflection of our input towards helping the needy,” says Dr Banda.
According to Banda the humanitarian journey which he started will be continuous especially when taking into consideration of the new lockdown measures that have alreasy been intensified. “Our desire to help the needy will continue. Will shall continue to extend our hand towards the need and this will be done under a nationwide Programme which we launched in all provinces of the country,” he added.
Apart from this Dr Banda has been active in supporting Zimbabwe’s celebrated artistes. He financed the construction of Marabha’s house in Epworth and purchase a residential stand for Freddy Mwanjalima also known as “Kapfupi”. The two were also re-united after a fallen relations upon the interventions by the famous traditional healer.
Kapfupi is also among the musicians who received music equipments from Sekuru Banda.
At one point the socialite appeared on the State Broadcaster, ZBC tv- Main News in a story where he was reported to have paid medical bills for stranded patients at some local hospitals.
Some of the work done in the preceding years went unmentioned and the support rendered to many people has been making headlines both in local media and social media corridors.