Tendayi, born and raised in Zimbabwe, is a widow and mother of three adult children and three granddaughters. Tendayi trained and worked as a Registered Nurse, (RN) Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), and Registered Community Nurse (RCN). She is a convention refugee and permanent resident who came to Canada in January of 2009 after fleeing her country. Tendayi is passionate about issues of justice and peace. She has worked as the Community Outreach Ministry Coordinator for North Park since August 2009.