The Founding and current President of the MSU Leos Alumni, Leo Wellington Madovi was awarded the best Leo leader of the year award as the MSU Leos ruled the roost at the just ended LEO Convention. This award is given to the most outstanding District 412 board member or club President in the entire District (Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe).
The MSU Leos attended the District 412 Annual Leos Convention which was held in Mutare from the 6th to the 9th of April 2017. District 412 is made up of over 500 Leo clubs from four African countries which are, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
In the presence of the Alumni, (the Alma matter) MSU Leos won the best Leo Project of the year in the district. This auspicious award is given to the club which would have carried out an outstanding socio-economic empowerment project in the entire District 412 (Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe).
In an interview with the Alumni Office, the club Patrons Paul and Margaret Mupfiga stood to market the L.E.O vision as an international youth programme founded by the Lions Club International in 1957 at Abington High School, in Pennsylvania, USA. Its objective is to provide the youth of the world with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national and international community.
Mr Mupfiga went on to say that community engagement is the cornerstone of the Leo Club Program, fostering a lifetime commitment to helping others. The program has continued to grow within the last 60 years and now constitute an international network of over 10 000 clubs in over 150 countries, with a membership of over one million around the world.
The MSU Leos Club was founded in August 2010 and its Alumni chapter started in December 2015.