Farai Rukunda

Farai Rukunda is the founder and visionary of Living Beyond Hope. A native of Zimbabwe, Africa, Farai migrated to the United States in 1988 to further his education, obtaining a Master’s of Science in Biochemistry and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology/Chemistry from Wright State University. After working at Wright State University as a Senior Research Scientist in the department of Chemistry for 15 years, he moved to Southwestern, Michigan in 2007 to work for LECO Corporation, a global manufacturer of laboratory equipment. In his current role, Farai oversees a group of Technical and Field service engineers for the Separation Science product line, supporting customers throughout the United States and managing daily projects by being the conduit between customers and the company.
Farai is also a member of the Stevensville United Methodist Church where he serves the role of being the Chairperson for the Administrative Council, and a member of the Benton Harbor Sun Rise Rotary Club.
Farai is honored to work with a group of talented board members who are dedicated to improving the lives of the children in his native village.