Who is Virginia?
Mrs Sibanda has twenty eight years of experience in banking and microfinance industry in Zimbabwe, with extensive experience in credit risk assessment and lending to micro, small, and medium enterprises (SMME). Her current position is Board Chairperson Zimbabwe Association of Micro Finance Institutions, CEO of VIRL Rural & Social Financial Services (Private) Limited trading as VIRL Financial Services a company that she co-founded in 2010 and holds a Master of Business Administration Degree obtained through the University of Wales Bangor in association with Manchester Business School. Mrs Sibanda is an alumni of the International Leadership Visitors Program sponsored by USAID. She has attended the general Boulder Institute of Microfinance Program as well as the Rural and Agriculture program, the Symposium for Financial Inclusion sponsored by Mastercard Foundation and did a working tour in Nicaragua funded by the Swedish Embassy to study housing for the poor and how to improve poor settlements into proper housing for the poor .Mrs Sibanda is passionate about development work.