Name: Tungamirai Eric Mupona

Company: Zhejiang University

Profession: Master of International Affairs and Global Governance, Zhejiang University (2021-2023)

Category Nominated: Outstanding African Student Award, Volunteer of the Year Award

Company Name: Zhejiang University, Abroad Path Leaders Public Social Service Platform

City: Hangzhou

Country Base: China

Nationality: Zimbabwean



  • 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games Manners and Etiquette Star  
  • 2nd Prize – 5th”My Beautiful Encounter with China” Short Video Contest – Ministry of Education of P.R. China
  • 2020 National College Physics Experiment Competition (Innovation Competition)3rd Prize  
  • 2020 Zhejiang Province College Students Classical Chinese Poem Reading Competition 1st Prize  
  • 2020 Zhejiang Province International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Bronze Award  
  • Hangzhou City, Shangcheng District Civil Police Academy Foreign Volunteering Center —2018-2020 Outstanding Volunteer
  • 2019 Zhejiang Province College Students Physics & Technology Contest 3rd Prize  
  • 2019 Zhejiang University of Science and Technology (ZUST) Student of the Year  
  • 2018 ZUST Top 10 International Student

Other Achievements

  • Voluntary Livestreaming Anchor (Promoting African Products to locals) — 2021 FOCAC African Products Online Promotion Season, Jinhua City Station
  • Whilst in Zimbabwe, during high school, joined LEO Club as a volunteer
  • 2019, established APL Public Social Service Platform in Hangzhou
  • Volunteered during the outbreak of COVID-19
  • More than 500 youths, from more than 100 countries participated in local volunteering activities through APL

Instagram: Eric_Mupona

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Twitter: @Muponaeric


Bio: Tungamirai Eric Mupona, from Zimbabwe, is an aspiring philanthropist and China Africa studies enthusiast, currently studying Masters in International Affairs and Global Governance at Zhejiang University. He is the founder of the Abroad Path Leaders (APL) international public social welfare platform in Hangzhou which mainly focuses on organizing cultural exchange and volunteer activities. He has participated in many local official activities as a youth representative for Zimbabwe, such as the 5th China Africa Young Leaders Forum, 5th China Africa Youth Festival, 1st China Africa Future Leaders Dialogue, Global Young Leaders Dialogue, e.t.c. He has officially been awarded the “2022 Hangzhou Asian Games Manners and Etiquette Star” title.

  • Founder and Leader – Abroad Path Leaders Public Social Service Platform
  • African (Zimbabwean) young leader representative at many official events
  • Africa China Leadership Association Secretary
  • Former President – ZUST International Student Union (2019-2020)

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